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Summer in the Chilterns

With the long summer holidays just round the corner and the chance to get out and enjoy the Chilterns in all its summer glory, Chiltern Relocation has put together your must-do list of events on offer.

If you want to head to the great outdoors then National Trust properties Cliveden, Hughenden and Waddesdon Manor have some great activities lined up.

Cliveden are known for their outdoor theatre for all the family and this year they have two great productions:

  • Roald Dahl’s Danny Champion of the World on the 25th and 26th August
  • And for those with discerning tastes – A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 27th August

For the adventurous among you The Big Tree Climbing Company will hoist you skywards at Cliveden for unrivalled views and adventure. As well as using ropes and harnesses to climb up into the trees, there’ll be a zip wire and rope swing to play on. Available dates are: 11th, 12th, 25th and 26th August. For more information click here Cliveden Big Tree Climb

Hughenden Manor has a range of events on this summer including their Knights and Dragons Trail – where children are invited to slay a dragon and have fun learning about the beasts. For those interested in nature they are also hosting a Meet the Beekeepers. Willing bee lovers will be able to make candles from the hive produce and there is a bee themed trail for children. For more information visit: Hughenden Manor

Waddesdon Manor built on a hill overlooking the village in buckinghamshire england, built by the Rothschilds in the style of a French château between 1874 and 1889

Waddesdon Manor have a Children’s Avery Tour for 3rd and 17th August No adults allowed on this special tour of the aviary.  One of their Aviary Keepers, will show you around the aviary and tell you how they look after all the colourful birds they have. For Adults there is the The Luna Cinema outdoor film screening: Romeo & Juliet Friday 26 August 2016 Doors open 6.30pm. Film starts 8pm Waddesdon Manor Events

BIG ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA - JULY 5: People cheering at open-air rock festival "Nashestvie" on July 5, 2014 in Big Zavidovo, Russia. "Nashestvie" is the biggest rock festival in Russia, more 200000 visitors

If you fancy attending a summer festival but don’t want to venture too far then PennFest could be the answer! Tucked away in the picturesque village of Penn, bands such as Ocean Colour Scene, De La Soul and Shed Seven are among the huge line up for the two day festival on Friday 22nd and Sat 23rd July. Festival go-ers can camp if they want too. For more information visit: PennFest

The award-winning Chiltern Open Air Museum in Chalfont St Giles has a huge range of events planned for the summer months to suit all the family – from a Classic Vehicle Show to Highwaymen and Medieval Pageantry displays. The museum is often used as the filming venue for the hit show Horrible Histories so they really know their stuff! For more information visit: Chiltern Open Air Museum

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