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

Family Cookery School

Mon 13 Feb 2017
11:30-15:00
Bring the kids to our family cookery school, where they can create their own selection of chocolate treats and cakes. Our chefs will take you through each recipe. Includes lunch, all ingredients and a goody box to take home. Suitable for 7 to 11...

Waddesdon Cookery School: Winter Warmers

Mon 20 Feb 2017
10:30-16:30
Join our skilled team of chefs and bakers for Waddesdon Cookery School demonstrations in the Manor Restaurant and learn new kitchen skills and techniques to try at home. Learn how to create a wonderful selection of one pot wonders including...

Waddesdon Cookery School: Fish and Seafood

Tue 21 Feb 2017
10:30-16:30
Head Chef, Shaun Blythe, gives you the confidence to try the unusual at home, demonstrating a range of techniques from cold smoking to salt curing and cooking all types of seafood and fish. Includes a two course lunch with wine. There will also...

Waddesdon Cookery School: Free From

Wed 22 Feb 2017
10:30-16:30
Join our skilled team of chefs and bakers for Waddesdon Cookery School demonstrations in the Manor Restaurant and learn new kitchen skills and techniques to try at home.

Waddesdon Cookery School: Cooking on Coals with Barney Wrobel

Fri 24 Feb 2017
10:30-16:30
Join our skilled team of chefs and bakers for Waddesdon Cookery School demonstrations in the Manor Restaurant and learn new kitchen skills and techniques to try at home. Wrap up warm and join us on the Manor Terrace with a sheepskin rug where...

Wedding Inspiration Day

Sun 05 Mar 2017
10:00-15:00
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...
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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.