Family fun at Waddesdon Manor this February half term

Little girl running in the grounds of a National Trust property

It's nearly half-term and we've got some super treats in store for you. Get outside on our adventure trail, get mucky in the kitchen with our family cookery school and discover a world of fun in the Woodland Playground.

Superhero week

Every day from Saturday 10 - Sunday 18 February
11am-3pm, £3 per child, cash on the day

Discover your inner superhero this February half-term
Children climbing a tree

What is your 'ikigai'? Based on the Japanese concept of your 'reason for being', join us for our superhero trail and we'll help you discover what your mission is! Solve the clues and riddles along the way to claim your reward and release your inner ninja!

Superhero uniforms are strongly encouraged (no capes).

Start and finish on the North Front. Suitable for all ages. Normal grounds admission charges apply.

Comic book workshop

Wednesday 14 February
10.30am and 1.30pm, £12 per child, advance booking essential.

Join Jamie from the Crazy Comic Club to design a comic strip including the chance to create your very own heroes and villains, as well as making your own pair of X-ray vision glasses!

No adults allowed. Normal grounds admission charges apply.

Family Cookery School

Every day Monday 12 - Friday 16 February
11.30am-3.30pm, £25, advance booking essential

Have some fun this February half term with our family cookery school
Father and two daughters enjoying the family cookery school at Waddesdon

Have fun with the family creating a selection of chocolate treats and cakes. The day includes lunch, all ingredients and a goody bag to take home with you. Suitable for 7-11 year olds. Normal grounds admission charges apply.

Outdoor play

Tuck into something tasty

An adventure awaits in the gardens at Waddesdon Manor
Misty view of a statue in the gardens at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Have an adventure in the gardens

Our gardens are a great place for creating adventures of your own. With just a little bit of imagination you can have so much fun. Is that a dinosaur I see peeking out of the bushes?, quick run and hide. All the statues covered like ghosts are coming to life, let's go and ask them what it's like to stand still for so long?

A feathery resident at our aviary
A feathery resident of the Aviary at Waddesdon Manor

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Have you seen our beautiful Rococo aviary with its exotic residents, some of which are endangered? Aviaries were often seen in Rothschild gardens, but this is the only one that can still be seen today. Historically it used to house mainly parrots but today you'll see colourful pigeons, doves, pheasants, barbets and touracos.

Open every day Saturday 10 - Sunday 18 February