What's on inWaddesdon


Welcome to Waddesdon

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Waddesdon - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Waddesdon to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Waddesdon

31
MAR
Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea at the Manor
Manor Restaurant

Spend time together as a family this Mothering Sunday at our special Waddesdon sparkling afternoon tea served with a selection of delightful pastries cakes and dainty savouries. Served in the Manor Restaurant. To book please call 01296 820414Poupons children afternoon tea:Cheese &…

Category: Family Events

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APR
Spring Fun
Waddesdon Manor

Have fun with the kids this spring on one of our trails around the Waddesdon grounds Wednesday to Sunday. With two routes to choose from youll search for answers together as you explore Nature Tamed and Wild Nature.Discover Nature Tamed as you…

Category: Family Events

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APR
Stargazing
Waddesdon Manor

Join Wycombe Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Join Wycombe Astronomical Society WAS for an evening of stargazing. Includes a delicious two course dinner with wine served in the Manor Restaurant followed by a lecture in the Powerhouse and stargazing on…

Category: Miscellaneous

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APR
The Little Grand Tour
Waddesdon Manor

Just for children aged between 7 and 12 year old enter the House before it opens to the public and see the beautiful detailed Dutch paintings in our Morning Room and discover the amazing portraits by Gainsborough and Reynolds. Waddesdon Manor is…

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APR
Waddesdon Spring Trails
Waddesdon Manor

Go on a multi‐sensory adventure with our Wild Nature trail. Feel listen and smell your way around Miss Alices Drive with surprise sensory boxes around every cornerDiscover mythological gods and goddesses with Mimi this spring on our two nature trails. Learn about…

Category: Family Events

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APR
Photography School: Capturing Spring
Waddesdon Manor

Children can learn how to capture spring in a photograph on this one‐day course.Sharp Shots Photo Club will be teaching a day of exciting inspiring and fun photography for children aged 10‐15. Colour budding flowers and lovely light will be captured in…

Category: Visual Arts

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APR
Artisan Food Market
Waddesdon Manor

Offering the very best in quality fresh seasonal produce all locally sourced. Our new Artisan Market aims to support local small‐scale independent food producers.Come along on the second Saturday of each month to find vegetables meats fish dairy baked goods and much…

Category: Lifestyle

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APR
Easter Egg Hunt
Waddesdon Manor

Were tracing nature through the ages at Waddesdon. What creatures used to live at Waddesdon Can you help find their eggs Starts and finishes at the North Front. Last trail is at 3.30pm. Pay on the day. There will be dairy‐free prizes…

Category: Family Events

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MAY
Race for Life
Waddesdon Manor

Sign up for Race for Life and run 5K in our beautiful grounds at Waddesdon Manor while raising much needed funds for Cancer Research UK at the same time.This is a 5K or everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one…

Category: Miscellaneous

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31
AUG
Chilli Fest
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat at Waddsedon Manors annual Chilli Fest taking place in the Manor grounds in the beautiful Aviary Gardens. With handpicked exhibitors all passionate about chilli the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers as well…

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Tourist Attractions


Claydon House

The extraordinary architecture of Claydon House includes extravagant rococo and chinoiserie decoration. Features of the house include the unique Chinese Room and parquetry Grand Stairs. In continuous occupation by the Verney family for over 380 years, the house has mementoes of their relation Florence Nightingale, who…

Waddesdon Manor

Completed in 1889 Waddesdon Manor is the last remaining example of 'le style Rothschild'. Waddesdon Manor houses one of the finest collections of French 18th century decorative arts in the world. The furniture, Savonnerie carpets and Svres porcelain ranks in importance with the Metropolitan Museum in New…

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam museum where you can step back in time as you stroll amongst the giants of the steam age displayed at its spacious 25 acre site.The Centre boasts one of the largest private railway collections in the country with many steam locomotives…

St James

St James Nightclub in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01296 435690 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Courthouse

Set in an attractive and unspoilt village, this building with its timbered, whitewashed and tiled faade was probably first used as a wool store. It is a fine example of early timber frame construction. Manorial courts were held here from the reign of Henry V until Victorian times.…

Chilton Club

Bowling at Chilton Club in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on 01844208220 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Waddesdon? See our list of attractions in Waddesdon, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.