Waddesdon will be closed from 2 Nov - 2 Dec to meet the latest coronavirus regulations.
Christmas will open on 3 Dec-3 Jan and a new event, Winter Light from 7-31 Jan 2021

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

3 Dec 2020 – 3 Jan 2021, Wed-Sun
Also Mon 21 & 28, Tue 22 & 29 Dec


Manor Restaurant

Book Christmas grounds plus afternoon tea
£28 Adult, £15.50 Child (normal grounds admission applies)

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Treat yourself to a sumptuous Christmas afternoon tea, with a selection of savoury treats and sweet fancies. Served in the historic Manor Restaurant.

Waddesdon is in Tier 2 which means that households may not mix indoors. Please note that if your booking is for more than your household or bubble we will not be able to split your booking onto separate tables due to our safe social distancing arrangement.

We ask that you make arrangements to reduce your booking to meet the rules about not mixing households indoors by contacting SeeTickets customer services.

If you are no longer able to visit due to household mixing or travel restrictions and you need to amend or cancel your booking, please do so as soon as possible, and at least 48 hours before the day of your booking.

Follow this link to SeeTickets Customer Services who can help arrange Cancellation and refund details>

Created in-house by Craig, our talented head pâtissier, afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate your visit to Waddesdon.

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten and Dairy free options available, please request at the time of booking

All Afternoon Tea bookings must be booked in advance with Grounds admission to Christmas at Waddesdon, and Bus or Premium parking tickets. Advance booking is essential as there are limited capacities in the Manor Restaurant and there will be no queuing system in order to ensure social distancing.

Sample Christmas afternoon tea menu

Selection of savoury treats

Egg & Cress Slider
Honey & Mustard Glazing Chipolata
Turkey & Cranberry Mayo Sandwich
Pork & Chicken Terrine with Homemade Chutney
Pumpkin, Spinach & Goats Cheese Tartlet
Beetroot Salmon with Dill Cream

Selection of delicious fancies

Festive Fruit Scone with Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream
Apple & Cinnamon Crumble Pannacotta
Chocolate, Coffee & Hazelnut Opera Gateaux
Mini Mince Pie
Raspberry & White Chocolate Éclair
Carrot & Clementine Cake with Vanilla & Mascarpone Cream

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