Waddesdon Manor

Family walking in wider estate at Waddesdon

Winter Weekends

6 Jan – 18 Mar 2018, Sat-Sun

This January to March explore the gardens that are full of stark beauty. It’s a perfect time to reconnect with nature, and spend time with friends and family.

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Mothering Sunday at the Five Arrows Hotel

Show your mum how much you care this Mothering Sunday by whisking her away to a three course Sunday lunch with Prosecco at the Five Arrows restaurant.

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Family walking dog in grounds

Bringing your dog

Dogs are allowed anywhere in the grounds with the exception of the Aviary, Parterre and Woodland Playground. Help us protect our beautiful surroundings by adhering to our doggy do’s and don’ts.

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Manor Restaurant food pudding

Waddesdon Pudding Club

Join us for an exquisite five course tasting menu of desserts created by our talented Head of Pastry, Craig Clark and his team. Each course will be paired with a flight of still and sparkling wines.

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concert layout of seats in front of a string trio

Music at Windmill Hill

Join us for a series of memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon.

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Online shop

Visit our online shop to see our new exclusive gift and homeware ranges inspired by the gardens, collections and archive here at Waddesdon.

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Elephant Automaton

Musical elephant

The elephant automaton was one of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s most admired treasures. It was mentioned in a local newspaper report of 1889 describing the visit of the Shah of Persia, who asked to see the mechanism perform again and again.

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Chest of drawers with elaborate gilt-bronze mounts depicting oak branches and children reclining.

Waddesdon on Film

The different sides to Waddesdon captured on film from our aviary to French royal furniture to fine Rothschild wines.

See some of our favourites
Rothschild peacock-pheasant chick

Our blog

Check out our blog for the latest news and behind-the-scenes posts from our team.

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