Waddesdon will be closed from 2 Nov - 2 Dec to meet the latest coronavirus regulations.
Christmas will open on 3 Dec-3 Jan and a new event, Winter Light from 7-31 Jan 2021

What's On


Spring at Waddesdon

Wed 3 Feb – Sun 21 Mar 2021

Normal grounds admission applies

Booking coming soon


Get outdoors in the early spring with the gardens bursting into colour with a wide range of beautiful bulbs. This is the perfect time to enjoy the countryside.


Snowdrop spotting

As you wander, enjoy more snowdrops in the gardens than ever before. See white blankets of these delicate spring bulbs as they herald the arrival of spring.

Where to spot snowdrops in the gardens>

Included in your Grounds admission

History of the Manor Kitchen

Learn all about the kitchen in 1900. See displays of pots and pans that tell stories of the original kitchen staff and have fun with dressing up for the perfect photo opportunity.

Discover more
Elephant Family at Waddesdon

Elephant Family

There’s a new herd in the grounds! We’re delighted to welcome a newly arrived herd of five life-size elephant sculptures brought to Waddesdon in support of Coexistence campaign.

Meet the elephants
Roses from my Garden exhibition

Roses from my Garden

A display of large-scale, painterly images by the British fashion photographer, Nick Knight. In the Coach House gallery, 13 Feb – 31 Oct 2021.

More about the exhibition

Explore Outside


Beautiful Bulbs

Discover a kaleidoscope of colour as bulbs burst into colour around the grounds. Discover what’s looking its best and what bulb to spot where.

Explore the gardens>



Outdoor adventure: 50 things

Join the National Trust’s outdoor challenge and complete 50 different activities across lots of properties. Pick up a free 50 things leaflet from our Welcome Pavilion.

Start ticking off your adventures >

Relax with Nature


Reflect & Roam Sensory Map

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

Download free sensory map>


Garden Walks

There’s never been a better opportunity to soak up the beautiful scenery and get healthy.

Choose from five garden walks>



Our Aviary, a registered zoo, is full of rare and endangered exotic birds.

Discover the Aviary>