Things to do with the kids this Christmas at Waddesdon

Christmas is a time for spending time with the family, cherishing memories and creating new ones. There are lots of activities and things to enjoy together at Waddesdon this festive season.

Decorated rooms in the House at Christmas at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Children's Christmas House trail

This Christmas you can follow a special trail through the house, included in your House ticket. Collect your leaflet at the house entrance. Don't forget to pre-book your house tickets. Sat 16 Nov - Sun 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11.30am-6pm.

Children's activities at Christmas at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Letter Writing to Father Christmas

Head to the Stables and write your letter and wishlist to Father Christmas. Maybe your dreams may come true! Weekends only, Sat 16 Nov - Sun 22 Dec, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm.

Illuminated woodland walk at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Illuminated Woodland Trail

Follow an illuminated trail down our woodland walk, featuring lightbox artwork inspired by Christmas carols created by local schools and a specially commissioned artwork by light artist Anna Whetstone. Sat 16 Nov - Sun 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm.

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. Sat 16 Nov - Sun 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm.

Woodland Playground at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Our magical woodland playground

If you like running, jumping, swinging, climbing and playing all day long, you're going to love our woodland playground. Suitable for tiny tots to young teens. Open Sat 16 Nov - Sun 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm, you'll find it just past the Wigwam café on your way to the Stables.

Stables Courtyard at Christmas, Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Christmas at the Stables Café

Near to the Woodland Playground, just a short walk from the Manor, the Stable Café is informal and ideal for families. Sit indoors or snuggle outdoors in the Courtyard under warm blankets and sheepskin rugs. 16 Nov - 5 Jan 2020, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm.