For families

Outdoor adventures

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Unlock 50 of the best outdoor activities to do before you're 11 ¾ by downloading an adventure pack.

Build a den, hunt for bugs and run around in the rain, just a few of the exciting things to do.

Indoor adventures

A detail of the sleeping beauty panels in the Bakst room © National Trust/Joanne Hudson

Can you find the hidden animals in paintings, marble table tops and panelling around the house?

Look out for the amazing Sleeping Beauty panels in the Bakst room on the trail too.

Woodland playground

Excitement on the zip wire in the playground

Excitement on the zip wire in the playground

Create your own adventure in the magical woodland playground. Whizz down the giant contour slide, clamber over climbing frames or make use of the natural environment and build a den out of sticks.

Family membership

With family membership you can enjoy great adventures at National Trust places and free car parking at countryside sites. Join on the day or pick up a leaflet from our ticket office to find out more.

Pocket money

Got pocket money to spend? Head down to our toy shop and old fashioned sweet shop located in the stables courtyard, for games, nostalgic sweets and handmade fudge in yummy flavours.

Fantastic food

Choose from a wide variety of hot and cold food with half size portions and children's lunch boxes available. Enjoy ice-creams and snacks from one of our food-to-go outlets and picnic in the gardens.

Outdoor theatre

Enjoy picnics with a performance with the manor as the backdrop

Enjoy picnics with a performance with the manor as the backdrop

Throughout July and August we have a number of outdoor performances which will be performed on the North Front with the stunning manor as the backdrop.

Family friendly

  • Enjoy the countryside with all the family © NTPL/John Millar

    Under 5's Free

    Let the little ones explore or burn off some energy in the adventure playground.

  • enjoy a picnic in the grounds © Waddesdon Manor (National Trust). Photo: Stuart Bebb

    Picnics welcome

    Find a spot and throw a rug down either in front of the house or head further afield.

  • a young visitor enjoying a day out © Oskar Procter

    Baby facilities

    Highchairs and baby changing facilities available, infant carriers also available in the house.