Enjoy lazy days in the gardens at Waddesdon Manor

Smiling older man with picnic basket

Take time out this summer and enjoy lazy days and long evenings in our garden. We've outdoor events and evening film screenings on the North Front, so lots to fill your time this summer.

Outdoor theatre and films

The Tempest

Sat 21 July, Gates open 6.30pm, Performance starts 7.30pm, interval 8.35pm, finish 10pm

The all male cast of The Lord Chamberlain's Men will be performing Shakespeare's spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest, in the gardens whatever the weather.
Adult: £18.50, Child: £10, Under 5s: Free.

All tickets must be booked in advance.

Bring a hamper

We have some perfect spots in the garden for a grown-up picnic. Pick a quiet spot, lay down your rug, and enjoy a picnic in beautiful surroundings. Don't worry if making your own picnic seems like too much effort, head to our Coffee shop located in the Manor shop courtyard, where you can pick up homemade filled baguettes, summer salads, sweet treats and a selection of hot and cold drinks. Totally delicious without the hassle. Don't forgot to keep the garden tidy and take home your litter.

Bring along a picnic
A hamper and blanket set for a picnic
Bring along a picnic

Keep the summer going