Summer adventures for families at Waddesdon Manor

Children running through the gardens at a National Trust site

This July and August bring the whole family to enjoy your summer school holiday. With lots of family friendly events to choose from, our magical woodland playground and plenty of open green spaces to run about in, you'll be guaranteed a great time.

Waddesdon's mascot Mimi the Mynah in British dress

Mimi's European adventure  

This year we're celebrating our Rothschild heritage. Explore the five countries where the Rothschild brothers set up their banks and take part in a variety of activities with Mimi the Mynah, our pretty feathered mascot. Suitable for all.

Explore inside and out

Useful info for grown-ups
  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities at both the Manor and Stables
  • Front-carrying slings and hip-carrying infant seats are available for loan when visiting the house
  • Chldren's menus are available in both our restaurants
  • Plenty of open spaces for running about
  • Under 5's can bring their scooters and small bikes into the grounds. We suggest the pathways near the aviary and rose garden are the best places to use.