Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June–5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.

The live music events from 2-5 July are organised by Senbla. The grounds of Waddesdon have been hired as a venue only, and our staff are not involved in the organisation of these concerts. For any enquiries relating to these concerts, please contact Senbla here or email

We will be responding to emails in due course.

What's On


May Half-Term

Sat 28 May – Sun 5 Jun (inc Mon 30 & Tue 31)


Normal grounds admission applies

Birds and Beasts trail £3.50

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Join us for some fresh air and family fun this May half-term.

Get outdoors, explore the grounds and then refuel with a delicious family picnic!

Book your Birds and Beasts trail for an extra fun activity this half-term and enter an immersive world of music and light as Colourscape returns!

Poupon Birds and Beasts trail Feb half-term 2022

Birds & Beasts trail

It’s time for an animal adventure! The Rothschild family loved animals, can you find all their weird and wonderful creatures along our outdoor trail? Complete the trail and claim your souvenir at the end!

Once you’ve finished, take part in our competition. Draw your favourite Waddesdon animal and share it with us on Instagram or Twitter. Use #AnimalsOfWaddesdon and tag us to be in with a chance of winning a prize! Full details will be on your trail sheet.

28 May – 5 June, £3.50 per trail. We recommend one per child. Trails should be pre-booked and collected on arrival at the ticket checkpoint. The trail begins at the Woodland Takeaway & Toyshop and ends at the Stables. Last trail entry 3pm.



This half-term immerse yourself in an endless labyrinth of intense light, colour, space and music in 56 interlinked chambers as Colourscape returns to the Aviary glade.

Each day there will be different music and dance performances to enjoy as you explore.

28 May – 5 June, Adult £6, Child £4

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Soak up the beautiful scenery and get healthy with one of our mapped walking routes.

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Sensory map

Unlock Waddesdon’s landscapes and corners of the grounds that you may not have previously explored.

Download sensory map before visiting>



Treat the family to a delicious picnic in the grounds.

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