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

What's On

Walks, talks & tours

Meet the Aviary Keeper

23 Mar – 30 Oct 2022, Wed-Fri


Free with grounds admission

Meet at the Aviary


Meet this collection of rare and endangered birds.

A free 20-25 minute talk on weekdays about the Aviary and its work, presented by a member of the Aviary team. Learn about the exotic collection of rare and endangered birds at Waddesdon and the important conservation work of this registered zoo.

Restored in 2003, examine the intricate detailing of this 19th century Aviary. Join the birds up close at feeding time and meet our famous Rothschild Mynahs. Our expert aviarists will remain on hand to answer any of your questions after the talk.

*Please note that dates and times are subject to change, please check with staff on arrival.