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Easter

Easter 2018

Fri 30 Mar – Sun 15 Apr

10am-3pm

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The house and exhibitions are open, the gardens are blooming and the Aviary birds are singing, Waddesdon really is the best place to have family fun this Easter holiday.

Easter holiday activities

Families climbing a tree on Miss Alice's Drive

Spring in the grounds

Visitors at the Aviary

Aviary

Our Aviary, a registered zoo, is full of rare and endangered exotic birds. Make it a part of your visit.

Discover the Aviary

Explore the gardens

Discover the gardens at Waddesdon. With highlights being the Parterre, Aviary and Rose Garden.

 

Discover the gardens
Family walking round the South front Parterre

Garden walks

We have great walks of varying lengths, that will send you exploring the gardens and wider grounds. Download and print them off.

Find out more
Families in the woodland playground

Woodland Playground

Our playground winds through the trees, making the most of the natural environment for all ages to enjoy. Little ones can play safely on seesaws, swings and soft bark, whilst older children can whizz down our giant contour slide or clamber over the climbing frames. Access included in your grounds ticket.

Find the Woodland Playground PDF (673kb)

In the House

Glorious Years: French Calendars

21 Mar – 28 Oct 2018

These calendars highlight royal weddings and victorious battles. They’re a unique collection and a must see.

Discover the exhibition

Riches of the Earth

21 Mar-28 Oct 2018

This trail highlights the precious materials used in the collection in the house- rare woods, jewellery and earthernware.

Discover the trail
Clock set in a green marble vase supported by cupid on a marble base

Discover our art

Learn more about impressive collections of art at Waddesdon with our selection of tours, talks and lectures throughout the year.

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Bringing your dog

We’re allowing dogs most places in the grounds,  with the exception of the Aviary, Parterre and Woodland Playground.

Not all our visitors are dog-loving people so we just ask that you adhere to our dos and don’ts for bringing your dog.

Download a PDF of our dog-friendly map >