Things to see & do

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What's on?

Our calender is packed with events throughout the year for you to get involved in. Choose from a range of events and don't miss out.

Talks and tours

As well as our full programme of events we also offer free daily talks and tours on the house, garden, aviary and wine cellars, available from March to October.

Don't miss

  • The elephant automaton clock in the house
  • Our new woodland walk along Miss Alice's Drive
  • Tasty treats from the sweet shop
  • Afternoon tea in the Manor restaurant
  • A peek in the wine cellars storing more than 15,000 bottles
  • The woodland playground to burn off some energy
  • Great views of the Vale of Aylesbury
Two fluffy fledglings hatched in the aviary at Waddesdon © Waddesdon, (National Trust)

Two fluffy fledglings hatched in the aviary at Waddesdon

The aviary

Spot rare species of colourful pigeons, doves and partridges in our working aviary. Listen to the unique songs and calls of the birds and watch them eat fruit and insects.

Find out how we take care of our endangered birds and meet the aviary keeper at 2.30pm (Wed-Sun).