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

Create a Felt Christmas Tree

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-18:00
Get involved with our Magical Materials theme by embellishing your own felt Christmas tree decoration. You can choose from a flat, 2D hanging decoration or an upright 3D tree.

Dazzle@Waddesdon

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-18:00
The Manor's ornate facade will be illuminated from dusk and every 15 minutes the front of the house will be bathed in a sound and light show entitled 'Dazzle@Waddesdon', created by Woodroffe Bassett Design. The 574 bottles in each of the giant...

Bruce Munro, Field of Light

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-18:00
Internationally recognised artist Bruce Munro's immersive installation, Field of Light, returns by popular demand.

Biscuiteers: Waddesdon Manor in Gingerbread

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-18:00
See a 2m long model of Waddesdon Manor made entirely from gingerbread on display in the Coach House. The celebrated hand iced biscuit company Biscuiteers, will create detailed replicas of famous rooms including paintings, furniture, porcelain and...

Christmas Fair 2016

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-18:00
Set against the enchanting backdrop of the floodlit Manor our Christmas fair is a wonderfully festive shopping experience not to be missed.

Jolly Gingers: Children's Christmas Trail

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:30-18:00
Can you spot the gingerbread men? Spot the Jolly Gingers made by the Biscuiteers on this fun family trail through the beautifully decorated house.
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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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Learning

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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Groups

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 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.