Waddesdon Manor

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

Waddesdon Manor

Things to see and do

Exterior lighting on the North Front of Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Come to Waddesdon Manor this christmas and see our amazing exterior lighting scheme National Trust, Waddesdon Manor / Mike Fear

Christmas at Waddesdon Manor

At Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire, we're continuing our magical ‘Winter Light at Waddesdon’ theme for the festive season.

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What's on 

Stack of Christmas mince pies
Enjoy Christmas with us National Trust Images / John Millar
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Spot rare and beautiful birds in our Aviary
Spot rare and beautiful birds in our Aviary Waddesdon Manor / Stuart Bebb

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
There are multiple areas you can volunteer in at Waddesdon. Join our team today. Waddesdon Manor / Stuart Bebb

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
Our Education Room is perfect for workshops with your school group Waddesdon Manor / Sarah Dewberry

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
Large or small groups we can accommodate you and help you plan your visit. Waddesdon Manor/Stuart Bebb

Book your own tour 

Find out more information about visiting us with your group. You can chose 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.
Waddesdon is the perfect venue for weddings, civil ceremonies an private parties. Waddesdon Manor / Mark Sisley

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.