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Horrible Halloween

Sat 24 Oct – Sun 1 Nov 2020



All visitors, including National Trust, Art Fund and RHS members must now book Grounds admission in advance due to caps on visitor numbers to avoid overcrowding.

Booking coming soon

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Join us for a fun and spooky Halloween during the October half-term holiday.

Throughout October half-term there will be our ever-popular Halloween trail, spooky treats to tickle your tastebuds, and crafty activities for everyone to get involved with.


A Terrifying Trail

Sat 24 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2020

Are you brave enough to have a go at our spooky trail down Miss Alice’s Drive?

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkins at Waddesdon

Sat 24 Oct – Sun 1 Nov 2020

It’s not Halloween without carving a pumpkin masterpiece.

Make sure to come early as we have a limited number of  pumpkins grown especially for us!


Spooky Afternoon Tea

Sat 24 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2020

Treat the whole family to a spooky Halloween tea, such as a pot of “worms”, a ghost meringue and an eyeball cupcake. We’ve added an eerie twist to our adults afternoon tea too.

Booking coming soon

Fancy dress competition

Dress the part to enter our fancy dress competition running all week throughout half-term. What will you be? A witch? A cat? A vampire?

Share your costumes on Facebook and Instagram during your visit and be in with a chance of winning a complimentary family grounds ticket.

Don’t forget to tag us in your photo using @WaddesdonManorLearning or @WaddesdonManor and the hashtag #WaddesdonDressedToKill. All your entries from Instagram will be showcased on this page and we will select our favourite as the winner on Monday 2 November.

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