Christmas at Waddesdon Manor

Witness the gardens illuminated with sparkling lights and colour, walk the light trail and browse for gifts at the Christmas market, Sat 14 Nov - Sun 3 Jan 2021, Wed-Sun, 12noon-7pm.

Bring the family and share a festive day out. Witness an incredible light installation in the Coach House gallery, indulge in celebratory foods and shop for gifts.

From dusk, see the grounds come to life with a light trail around the Pleasure Gardens that playfully combines colour, sound and movement. The Manor’s facade will also be bathed in colour in a light show .

Open Wednesday to Sunday, Sat 14 Nov - Sun 3 Jan 2021

Grounds only

National Trust members & Under 5: Free
(ticket valid from 11am-6pm, on the day of your visit)
Grounds tickets must be booked in advance if visiting over a weekend. This includes National Trust members - who can book online for free.

Step inside a giant LED bauble and capture the perfect festive moment.
See two giant LED baubles at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire
Step inside a giant LED bauble and capture the perfect festive moment.

Unmissable Christmas highlights

Light in motion, Coach House at the Stables

12noon-7pm, until 3 Jan 2021
Arrive at the Stables and walk through the Coach House where you’ll see an amazing light installation set to a soundscape.

Winter light trail

From dusk-7pm, Wed-Sun, until 3 Jan 2021
The whole family will enjoy following our illuminated light trail. See the trees and bushes lit up with a rainbow of colours. Walk through a brightly sparkling portal and see glitter balls and wine bottles hanging from branches.

Christmas fair at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Christmas Fair 

Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with over 80 hand-selected exhibitors all in charming wooden chalets. Find a great selection of unusual Christmas gifts and festive foods. Sat 14 Nov - Wed 23 Dec (incl. Mon 21 & Tue 22 Dec), Wed-Sun, 12noon-7pm.

Winter light at Christmas at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Winter Light at Waddesdon 

See Waddesdon's gardens illuminated with light trails, light projection show on the Manor and festive Christmas trees. Fri 27 Dec - Sun 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm.

Kids running at Christmas at Waddesdon Manor

Get the family together this Christmas at Waddesdon 

Create treasured memories by attending a family event or just soak up the magic of Christmas at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire.

Winter trees in the gardens of Waddesdon Manor

Winter walks at Waddesdon 

Explore the beautiful grounds and beyond at Waddesdon this winter. Wrap up warm and burn off some of those festive calories.