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Explore Outdoors in February

Sat 1 Feb – Sun 29 Mar 2020

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Normal grounds admission applies

Booking will vary depending on the event

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Get outdoors in the early Spring with our range of adult and family activities. Have fun on one of our trails, become an orienteering astronaut or stargaze from the parterre. This is the perfect time to enjoy the countryside.

Snowdrops at Waddesdon

This year there will be more snowdrops in the gardens than ever before. See white blankets of these delicate spring bulbs as they herald the arrival of spring.

Following the planting of an extra 83,000 snowdrops, spot a mass swathe as you walk from the Manor towards Tay Bridge.

Where to spot snowdrops in the gardens>

Relax with Nature

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Mindfulness in Nature Walks

Wed 12 Feb & Sun 29 Mar 2020

Enhance your connection with nature on this 90 minute walk.

Mindfulness in Nature Walks >

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Garden Walks

There’s never been a better opportunity to soak up the beautiful scenery and get healthy.

Choose from five garden walks >

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Walk the Dog

Explore Diamond Jubilee Wood with your furry friend.

Diamond Jubilee Wood Walk >

Learn Outdoors

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Eythrope's Spectacular Snowdrops

Weds 5, 12, 19 & 26 Feb 2020

See 70 different types of these delicate spring bulbs across the Walled Garden, the parkland and woodland garden.

Eythrope’s Spectacular Snowdrops >

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Stargazing

Fri 28 Feb 2020

Throw on your warm clothing and join Wycombe Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing on the parterre.

Stargaze on the Parterre >

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Engage with your senses

Touch the rough surface of the tree ferns and stop to listen to birds sing in the Aviary. Engage your senses through touch, sight, sound, smell and taste.

Sensory walking trail >

Explore Outside

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Orienteering

Sat 17-Sun 23 Feb 2020

Spend your half-term with Captain Mimi in an adventure across the skies, as you take on a space-themed orienteering course.

Orienteering at Half-Term >

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'density', Koo Jeong A

An augmented reality artwork created by Koo Jeong A which you can activate in four locations across Waddesdon using the free Acute Art app.

Learn about ‘density’

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Outdoor adventures: 50 things

Join the National Trust’s outdoor challenge and complete 50 different activities across lots of properties. Pick up a free 50 things leaflet from our Welcome Pavilion.

Start ticking off your adventures >

Refuel in our restaurant and cafés

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Stables Café

Fancy a bite to eat? Visit our family friendly Stables Café near the playground and choose from delicious club sandwiches, Stables burger, soup and cakes. With a special children’s menu for the little ones.

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Five Arrows Hotel

Snuggle up in our warm and welcoming hotel restaurant and enjoy freshly prepared food using only the best seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.

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Five Arrows afternoon tea

Treat yourself and friends to an exquisite afternoon tea at the Five Arrows Hotel. Indulge in delicate sandwiches and mouth-watering delicacies.

To book please call 01296 651727.

Sample Five Arrows afternoon tea menu>