Christmas at Waddesdon Manor
Get into the festive spirit with animal magic and winter light this Christmas at Waddesdon. Create festive memories as you watch with family and friends as we illuminate the gardens or you browse the Christmas Fair to find that unique gift.
Inside and out this year's Christmas Winter Light programme and decorations are inspired by Waddesdon's real and imagined animals.
From 11 November the festive season will be in full swing with Christmas lights in the grounds, decorated rooms in the house and a new light and sound show projected onto the Manor. Throughout the season there will be delicious festive foods in all our food outlets and the Christmas Fair, already a tradition for many, is a fantastic way to start the festive celebrations.
Our festive opening is a very popular time of year. If you are able to come on a weekday (Wed, Thur or Fri) you will find it less busy than at the weekend.
We strongly advise you to wrap up warmly, and if possible bring a torch as some paths have limited lighting, especially if you want to walk back to the car park to avoid waiting for the shuttle bus. The path is partially-lit and can be muddy in places, it takes about 15 minutes to walk. During busy times at the weekends we are using 'overflow' car parking; please make a note of where you park.
Because of the cold weather we have made room in the Power House for visitors wanting to sit in the warm and eat and drink snacks from the Manor courtyard kiosk.
Advance booking only for Enchanted Menagerie decorated rooms in the House. Online booking will be available towards the end of August. Note: a limited number of rooms in the house are decorated for Christmas, while others are closed for conservation and cleaning.
Grounds & House prices
National Trust members £5 Adult, £2.50 Child, £12.50 Family (non National Trust members £25 Adult, £12.50 Child, £62.50 Family).
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