What's On

Families, Gardens

Coronation weekend

6 – 8 May

10am – 5pm

Free event, included in Grounds admission

This is a past event


Join us for a joyous long weekend as the nation celebrates the Coronation of King Charles III and the Queen Consort.

Enjoy a fun day out with all the family over the Coronation bank holiday weekend at Waddesdon.

Coronation carpet bedding at Waddesdon photo by EOA 2100 x 1313

Admire Coronation carpet bedding

On the Parterre, Waddesdon’s famous carpet bedding will honour the new King and Queen Consort, depicting the royal ciphers in over 55,000 3cm plants.

Top tip – from mid-June, see summer bedding inspired by the Coronation with blooms in regal reds, whites, blues, purples and golds.


Coronation activities in the Power House

Stop off in the historic Power House where there will be a royal-inspired, colouring-in activity for children. We will also be screening the Coronation live here.

afternoon tea

Classic British treats

For a bite to eat, enjoy special treats designed by our in-house chefs in celebration of the Coronation. On Saturday, enjoy a classic afternoon tea and on Sunday and Monday we will be offering traditional roasts. All served in the Manor Restaurant. At the Stables, tuck into a Coronation burger.


Tremendous Trees trail

Did you know that we have several trees planted by Royal visitors to Waddesdon? As you explore the grounds, can you spot those with royal links?

See the trail here >


Royal recollections

Download the Bloomberg Connects app and take a look at our Celebrating the Coronation at Waddesdon guide to discover royal visits and stories from Waddesdon’s past.

Get the app >