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Recreation and leisure

You can search here to find out about a great number of ways to spend and enjoy your free time here in Buckinghamshire.

You might like to use the search box to find information on

  • Cinema
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Sports Centres, Sports Halls and Swimming Pools
  • Theatre
  • Olympic and Diamond Public Live Screens
  • Public meeting venues


The providers in this option are mostly statutory and private providers of larger entertainment venues such as theatres, swimming pools and sports halls. You do not necessarily need to be a member, although some sports facilities may have a joining and/or annual fee. Please check before your first visit. There may be concessionary charges for younger and older people or people in receipt of benefits.

For local arts and sports groups provided mainly by the community please search 'Clubs and Societies - arts and creativities - heritage - sports and physical activities'.

To find out how to travel to these larger venues search 'Getting around' for details about public transport. Contact the venue to check details including access and parking if needed before you visit.

Some theatres and other venues will allow unpaid carers to accompany the person they care for free of charge, please check first. Some cinemas hold special screenings for particular groups, such as older people or those with learning disabilities so please ask your local cinema if you would like to know more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Find out more about leisure time pursuits and events from Buckinghamshire County Council by clicking on the links below.

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