a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions

Haddenham and Thame Parkway

National Rail | station code HDM

Buckinghamshire Offers & Links

Snakemoor Nature Reserve ¼ mile

A small nature reserve near the station with a pond, orchard, hay meadow and trees.
Open any reasonable time.

Haddenham Museum ¾ mile

Haddenham Museum covers local domestic, industrial and rural history. It is located behind the Methodist Church.
Open Sun 1400-1600.

Haddenham map
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps

Thame by bus

Thame is an attractive and historic market town in Oxfordshire just a short bus ride from Haddenham & Thame Parkway station. Medieval, Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings can all be found in the town. The town has been used as a filming location for the popular Midsomer Murders TV series. Markets are held on Tuesdays. Excellent Town Trail leaflets are available from the Tourist Information Centre in the Town Hall, or download them from the website.

TI Town Hall, tel.01844 212833. Closed SSu.

Bus 280 from station forecourt* to opposite Thame Cricket Ground or North Street, 6-7 minutes journey. Buses continue to Thame High Street and Museum but some journeys circulate the town first and this takes about 10 minutes. M-F 3 per hour, Sat ½-hourly, Sun & BH hourly. Operated by Arriva.
* Buses serve the station forecourt stop in both directions, for Thame you need a bus towards Oxford.
Bus 280 also operates from Aylesbury.

Thame Museum by bus

Thame Museum has permanent displays and temporary exhibitions covering the history of the town and local area. Highlights include Elizabethan wall paintings and a Civil War soldier's uniform. Admission free.
Open TWS 1000-1600. Su 1200-1600.
Bus to Thame, see above.

Cuttle Brook Nature Reserve by bus

A reserve with a rich variety of wildlife in several different habitats, including a meadow, wetland and woodland.
Open at all times.
Bus to Thame, see above.

Thame map
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays

Long Crendon Courthouse NT by bus then 2¼ miles

A fine example of a medieval timber-frame courthouse set in an idyllic village, it was the second building acquired by the National Trust. The ground floor (now tenanted) was the village poor house and steep steps lead up to the courtroom which remained in use until the 1900s. Exhibition about Long Crendon village. Tel. 01280 817156. Allow time to also explore the attractive village of Long Crendon with historic thatched houses.
Open Apr-Oct, WSSu & BH 1100-1700.
Bus to Thame (see above) then 2¼ miles walk, see Thame map.
There are infrequent buses to Long Crendon from Aylesbury.

Long Crendon map