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

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Winter Light

1 – 23 Jan 2022

Thur-Sun, 2-8pm plus Mon 3 Jan

Normal grounds admission applies
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Begin 2022 with sparkle and bright lights, as we extend our Winter Light programme into the new year for you to enjoy.

See the gardens awash with colour and dazzling light displays. Go an enchanted journey with a light art trail, sequenced projections on the Manor’s façade and woodland lantern and boat trail, with opportunities to enjoy winter food and drink.

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Winter Light trail

See the Pleasure Grounds transformed with dramatic colour and playful installations. Stroll under the stars beneath magically illuminated tree canopies transformed by moving light. From dusk, look out for child-friendly interactives in the Aviary garden and walk through a tunnel of light loops.

Manor Illuminations Yes Events

Manor illuminations

As the sun goes down, watch the spectacle of the Manor’s façade illuminated with dancing lights set to sequenced music.


Illumination: Works by Leo Villareal

In the Coach House, encounter Illumination, an exhibition of light works by artist, Leo Villareal, celebrating the completion of the Illuminated River project in London.

Sunday Lunch at the Manor Restaurant

Winter Light dinners

6-23 Jan 2022, Thu-Sun, sittings at 6pm

Enjoy a special dinner in the Manor Restaurant created by our chefs.


Illuminated River: Bridges, Boats and Beyond

Walk down Miss Alice’s Drive and see a display of lanterns and boats decorated by local schoolchildren on a theme of journeys, and our annual schools lightbox competition.


Winter afternoon teas

For an extra special seasonal treat, book a Winter afternoon tea. Savoury treats and sweet seasonal fancies, all created in-house by Craig, our talented head pâtissier.