Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June–5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.

The live music events from 2-5 July are organised by Senbla. The grounds of Waddesdon have been hired as a venue only, and our staff are not involved in the organisation of these concerts. For any enquiries relating to these concerts, please contact Senbla here or email

What's On


Christmas at Waddesdon

Sat 12 Nov – Fri 23 Dec, 12-7pm
Tue 27 Dec – Mon 2 Jan 2023, 12-7pm

Wed-Sun, plus Mon/Tue 19/20 and 27 Dec

House & Grounds
Event charge applies to all bookings

Christmas at Waddesdon is back with magical lights, beautiful displays in the House and the gardens aglow with cheer. Join us for festive fun to bring joy to all at the end of the year.

Tickets for Christmas at Waddesdon 2022 will be released later in the year.

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Christmas Fair

Shoppers enjoying the Christmas Fair, Christmas at Waddesdon 2021

Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with hand-selected stalls all housed in charming wooden chalets, surrounded by twinkling trees.
Wed-Sun, 12noon-7pm until 18 Dec

More about the Christmas market

Christmas in the House

We are delighted to open up the doors to the House this Christmas and invite you to once again take in the festive displays throughout the interiors.
12 Nov 2022 – 2 Jan 2023 (excluding 24-26 Dec).

Winter Light

As twilight falls see the gardens sparkle brightly with spectacular light displays bringing our extraordinary landscape to life, in partnership with Luminism.

Winter Light will continue Fri-Sun from 6-22 Jan 2023.

Watch a short film of Winter Light


Manor illuminations

As the sun goes down, watch the spectacle of the Manor’s façade illuminated with dancing lights set to sequenced music.


Winter Light trail

From dusk, enjoy dramatic colour and playful installations as you stroll beneath magically illuminated tree canopies. Look out for interactives at the Aviary and walk through a tunnel of light loops among the colour washed trees.

Christmas food, drink & shopping


We’ve plenty of options for eating and drinking this Christmas.


Christmas shopping

Find unique and unusual gifts exclusive to Waddesdon and a selection of wines.

Christmas shopping>


Groups at Christmas

Christmas is always a special time of year at Waddesdon and the perfect place to bring your group. Join us this year for magical lights and gardens aglow as we celebrate with an enchanting outdoor extravaganza. Weekdays 16 Nov – 9 Dec, and Fri-Sun 6-22 Jan 2023.

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