Waddesdon Manor

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

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Bloomin' Brilliant Make & Take Garden Workshops - Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 04 Mar 2017
Join local theatres for some garden-based arts and crafts for children. Performances are at 12.30pm and 2.30pm.

Wedding Inspiration Day

Sun 05 Mar 2017
A must for anyone looking to make their dream wedding a reality, whether at Waddesdon, elsewhere in Buckinghamshire or further afield. The event is anything but your typical wedding open day, designed with the help of luxury wedding planner, The...

Forgotten Tales - The Pantaloons

Sat 11 Mar 2017
Join The Pantaloons for some inventive and unplanned storytelling. Performances are at 12.30pm and 2.30pm.

Disgusting Creatures - Paper Balloon Theatre Company

Sat 18 Mar 2017
Join storyteller Alex Kanefsky (Paper Balloon Theatre) for an interactive performance for children. Performances are at 12.30pm and 2.30pm.

Riches of the Earth

Wed 22 Mar 2017
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild's 'Renaissance Museum' was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. While the bulk of this collection was bequeathed to the British Museum on his death in 1898, examples of...

Step This Way: The Red Drawing Room Opened Up

Wed 22 Mar 2017
Come into the Manor as a 19th-century house guest would have done.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

A feathery resident of the Aviary at Waddesdon Manor

Listen to the sound of birdsong 

Our rare example of a working aviary housed in an historical structure has been restored to its full beauty and stocked with colourful birds, some of which are endangered. Discover how we are 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 on the Waddesdon website 

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 South Front at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

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.