Wellie Walk at Waddesdon

Walking trail

As you walk through the woodland keep an eye out for wildlife and woodland features. A perfect route to enjoy with the family, stop and have a play in one of the stick dens or soak up the view of Aylesbury Vale, including the highlight of Diamond Jubilee Wood.

Buggy friendly

You can take buggies along this route but please note that the path from the Stables up to the Manor is steep and the path along Miss Alice's Drive can get muddy at times. Please keep dogs on short leads.

Families enjoying the woodland walk at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire



Stables cafe


Begin at the Stables and turn right, walking up the pathway towards the Manor. This is a steep pathway.


Once at the top of the Stables path, opposite the Manor shop courtyard, turn right and follow the path around to the left to take you in front of the Manor. Walk along the North Avenue towards the fountain.

The North Front of Waddesdon Manor in the winter sunlight


Before you reach the fountain, take a left turn and make your way down a path under the trees and towards the Summerhouse.


Pass the Summerhouse, and turn left to make your way down Miss Alice's Drive. Follow the pathway all the way back to the Stables. This path can get muddy, so please bring appropriate footwear.

Enjoy winter walks at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


Stables cafe

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Wellie Walk at Waddesdon

How to get here

Stables cafe
By road

If you a re approaching on the M40 (westbound) take exit 7 via Thame and follow the A418 into Aylesbury, then A41 from Aylesbury to Waddesdon Village. If you are approaching from the M40 (eastbound) take exit 9 via Bicester, then from Bicester follow the A41 to Waddesdon Village. The Manor is signposted from the village.

Parking is free of charge, you will be directed to the Visitor car park on arrival by our signs to then take the Shuttle Bus to the Manor.

SatNav: Enter Silk Street and HP18 0JH

Wellie Walk at Waddesdon

Facilities and access

  • Stables cafe - indoor and outdoor seating (dogs only allowed outdoors). Serving hot food, sandwiches, hot drinks and cake.
  • Treaterie at the Stables - indoor seating. Serving pancakes, waffles, ice creams and sweet treats, as well as hot drinks.
  • Manor Courtyard coffee bar - outdoor seating. Serving hot drinks, baguettes and cakes to go.
  • Manor Restaurant - indoor and outdoor seating (dogs only allowed outdoors). Serving lunches an afternoon teas.
  • Toilets and baby change at both the Stables and up by the Manor.