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Families

May Half-term 2018

Sat 26 May – Sun 3 June 2018

10am-5pm

Open every day including Mon & Tues

Grounds
Normal grounds admission applies
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We have lots of exciting things for families to do during May half-term. Take a sensory journey through a labyrinth of light, colour and sound with Colourscape, enjoy our latest exhibition, and treat yourself in the Treaterie.

Michael Eden: Form & Transform

This solo exhibition, created exclusively for Waddesdon, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.

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Things to see and do

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.

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Woodland Playground

Our playground winds through the trees, making the most of the natural environment. Suitable for all ages to enjoy.

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Refuel in our restaurant and cafés

Belgian waffles with cream and straweberries

Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a delicious lunch, or an indulgent treat, you’ll find something for everyone at our selection of cafés, and the Manor Restaurant.

All food served at Waddesdon is made in our kitchens.

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Explore the grounds

Family walking dog in grounds

Bringing your dog

Dogs are allowed anywhere in the grounds with the exception of the Aviary, Parterre and Woodland Playground. Help us protect our beautiful surroundings by adhering to our doggy do’s and don’ts.

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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.

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Explore the gardens

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

Discover the gardens

In the House

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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Front view of Waddesdon Manor

Highlights of the house

Discover the high points of Waddesdon Manor. Where else in England can you find a French Renaissance château, built in the 19th century, and filled with royal treasures?

Explore the house