Waddesdon Manor

Magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century French chateau

Waddesdon Manor

Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

New - Children's Activities

Sun 14 Feb 2016
With drop-in sessions every weekend throughout January, February and March, our new children's activities programme offers our youngest visitors the opportunity to be explorers and adventurers. Join us for some creative fun! Suitable for all ages.

February Half Term - Outdoor Adventure

Sun 14 Feb 2016
Come rain or shine, we're getting active this February half term with the help of our friends from Thames Valley Orienteering Club. Have a go at the fabulous sport of orienteering and discover a little more about Waddesdon along the way. There...

Waddesdon Cookery School - Cookery demonstration: the art of afternoon tea

Tue 23 Feb 2016
The art of afternoon tea

Waddesdon Cookery School - Cookery demonstration: terrines, pates and mousse

Wed 24 Feb 2016
We will show you how to distinguish between a terrine and a pate, a mousse and mousseline, fruit jellies and terrines, parfaits both sweet and savoury all served with lots of jams, jellies, compotes and chutneys. The day includes a two course...

Space Explorer's Day

Sat 05 Mar 2016
To celebrate Tim Peake's mission to the international Space Station, we're holding a fabulous Space Explorer's Day.

Mothering Sunday Champagne Tea

Sun 06 Mar 2016
Bring mum for a special champagne tea
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Spot rare and beautiful birds in our Aviary

Listen to the sound of birdsong 

This rare example of a working aviary housed in an historical structure has been restored to its full beauty and stocked with colourful birds. Find out how it is supporting the Begawan Foundation in Indonesia.

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Get involved

A group of volunteers stand in front of the Manor at Waddesdon

Join the team 

At Waddesdon we have around 300 wonderful volunteers and staff working for us. Why not consider becoming one of them?

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A school group in the Education Room at Waddesdon Manor

Bring your school group 

All sessions are delivered by our friendly and dedicated learning team and can be adapted to meet a variety of learning needs at Waddesdon Manor.

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A Group Visit inside the House at Waddesdon Manor

Book your own tour 

Find out more information about visiting us with your group. You can choose from different options to make the most memorable day out for your party.

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Venue hire

The Waddesdon Dairy at Waddesdon Manor with a bride and groom.

Celebrate your special occasion with us 

Enjoy the vibrant modern design of Windmill Hill Archive Centre or the elegant formal rooms at the Dairy to create a relaxed atmosphere for meetings, conferences or weddings.