Due to a private event, if you are visiting Waddesdon between 17-24 Aug, there will be some disruption in the gardens on the North & South Fronts, Parterre & Aviary. Ticket holders will be contacted directly.

What's On

Behind the scenes, Christmas, Walks, talks & tours

Seasonal Recruitment Open Day

Fri 19 Aug 2022

10am – 2pm

House & Grounds

You must pre-book via the form below to attend


Join us for the most wonderful time of the year… come along to our Seasonal Recruitment Open Day to see what opportunities are available.

Help bring Christmas at Waddesdon to thousands of visitors by joining our team this festive season. If you’re passionate about delivering the very best customer experience, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and love all things Christmas, join us on 19 August to find out how you can get involved.

Christmas at Waddesdon welcomes over 150,000 visitors for a spectacular outdoor light trail, stunning displays in the House and a charming Christmas market – making it a festive experience to remember. To deliver this event, we need fantastic individuals who a keen team-players in our Catering, Retail, Visitor Services and Maintenance teams.


Can’t make it? No problem, simply send your CV and a cover letter to: application@waddesdon.org.uk


The day

10am – Arrival tea/coffee and registration
10.45am – House tour
11.30am – Manager department/role introductions
12 noon – Two fun activities
1pm – Mini interviews
2pm – End of event