In the Arena.  It is hoped that there will be a string course and a maze.  Details will be published later.  
 
In Wendover Woods but ONLY AFTER YOU HAVE RUN.
www.forestry.gov.uk/wendoverwoods.
There are walking, cycling and fitness trails in the woods.  Children can see a big Gruffalo and there is a play area.  Go Ape is in the woods www.goape.co.uk/wendover. And there is the Café in the Woods www.cafeinthewoods.co.uk.  Competitors must not go into the woods to park, use the facilities or trails, or see the other attractions until after their run.  
 
Walk the Wendover arm of the Grand Union Canal
wendoverarmtrust.co.uk
The canal runs from Wendover, through the village of Halton below Wendover Woods, and joins the main Grand Union canal at Bulbourne.

The Ridgeway
Passes by Wendover Woods
www.nationaltrail.co.uk/ridgeway
Following a route used since prehistoric times by travellers, herdsmen and soldiers, the 87 mile long Ridgeway passes through ancient landscapes through downland, secluded valleys and woodland.  From its start at Ivinghoe Beacon (only 7 miles away), its route brushes alongside Wendover Woods.  All the sections from Ivinghoe Beacon to Wendover Woods and beyond to Coombe Hill and above Princes Risborough provide spectacular views of the Chilterns, across the Aylesbury Vale,  and over the Thames Valley to Wittenham Clumps (a great little TVOC area), Wantage and beyond.
 
Tring Natural History Museum
www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/tring.html
4 miles from the Wendover event
Part of the Natural History museum.  Free entry.  Open on Sunday afternoons.  An incredibly impressive collection, the likes of which will never be built again.  Children love it.

Pitstone Windmill
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/pitstone-windmill
6 miles from Wendover Woods
A rare and striking example of an early form of post mill.  This beautifully restored mill is a window into history and also a perfect location for some stunning walks. Part of Ashridge Estate, Pitstone Windmill is a Chilterns gem from the 17th century.  Unfortunately not open to explore the inside during October.
 
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (part of Bucks County Museum), Aylesbury
http://www.buckscountymuseum.org/roalddahl/
7 miles from Wendover Woods
The Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery is full of exciting hands-on exhibits inspired by Roald Dahl’s stories and museum objects; investigate minibeasts inside the Giant Peach, explore sound with the BFG, crawl along Fantastic Mr Fox’s tunnel, see the Twit’s upside-down room and discover inventions with Willy Wonka.  The Gallery is part of Bucks County Museum, which is full of family-friendly exhibitions and displays. With a café, shop and relaxing garden it’s the perfect place for families to have fun and discover things together.
 
Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury
www.buckscountymuseum.org/museum/
7 miles from Wendover Woods
The museum looks after a large collection of objects gathered from all around Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes over the last 150 years – from archaeology to art, from costume and coins to wildlife, plants and geology. They also have lots of information linked to these collections, an important resource about people, places, wildlife and geology.
 
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden
www.roalddahl.com/museum
8 miles from Wendover Woods
Small, but award-winning museum, situated in the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.  Aimed at 6 to 12 year olds, the museum features three interactive galleries. Boy gallery looks at Roald Dahl's school days while Solo gallery houses his original Writing Hut. The Story Centre puts your imagination centre-stage with fantabulous activities to inspire the writer in you.
 
The Ashridge Estate (including the Bridgewater Monument)
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate
12 miles from Wendover Woods
Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows in the Chilterns.  Well worth a visit, even if you have orienteered there before, courtesy of Happy Herts.  The Bridgewater Monument (free entry for National Trust members) is open to climb on Saturday and Sunday afternoons in September and October.  The monument was built in 1832 in memory of the third Duke of Bridgewater who once lived in Ashridge house. The monument is dedicated to "the father of inland navigation" because the duke became famous for building canals during the Industrial Revolution.  Climb the 172 steps to the top.  You will be rewarded with beautiful views of Ashridge to spot Waddesdon Manor and back to Wendover Woods. On sunny days you might be able to see as far as Canary Wharf over 30 miles away.
 
Waddesdon  Manor
waddesdon.org.uk
13 miles from the Wendover event
Built for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the 1870’s to entertain and display his collections.  Waddesdon was bequeathed to the National Trust. It is managed on behalf of the Trust by the Rothschild Foundation.   National Trust members get free entry to the house and grounds. Entry to the house is by timed ticket which we suggest you book in advance.
 
Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway
www.chinnorrailway.co.uk
13 miles from the Wendover event
A preserved heritage railway with its headquarters and only station at Chinnor in South Oxfordshire.  The railway runs for 3 ½  miles along the foot of the Chilterns escarpment.  Railway operates on all Sundays until 29th October, often using steam locomotives.  On the 1st October: Passenger trains depart Chinnor station at 11.00 (steam and vintage diesel), 12.15 (steam and vintage diesel), 13.30 (steam and vintage diesel), 15.00 (steam and vintage diesel), 16.30 (steam and vintage diesel).
 
Buckingham Railway Centre, Quainton near Aylesbury
bucksrailcentre.org
15 miles from the Wendover event
Exhibits range from large express passenger locomotives to the humble shunting engine together with a host of smaller items recreating the golden age of steam. Autumn Steam Gala taking place on October 1st.