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 info@senbla.com

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Learning resources

Take a look at some of our learning resources to help before, during and after your visit.

Downloadable activities inspired by Waddesdon

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Paper tulip activity

Make some paper tulips to add some spring blooms to your home that don’t need replacing!

Download tulip craft instructions PDF>

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Delft pop-up card activity

Make an impressive Delft-inspired pop-up card and send to a loved one.

Download Delft card instructions PDF> 

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Daffodil biscuits

Cook up a treat with these spring-inspired biscuits.

Download Daffodil biscuit recipe instructions PDF> 

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Tulip activity pack

Tulips will pop up all over Waddesdon’s gardens soon. Bring tulips to your home with this fun and educational activity book.

Download tulip activity pack PDF>

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Build your own Waddesdon

Become an architect and build your own Waddesdon. Use cardboard, Lego, cereal boxes or even cake!

Download build Waddesdon instructions PDF>

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Hanging ice decorations

When the weather is cooler, create a nature-inspired decoration to hang outdoors.

Download hanging decoration instructions PDF>

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Design a fancy dress outfit for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild

Baron Ferdinand enjoyed a bit of dressing up. Can you design him a fancy dress outfit?

Download drawing activity sheet PDF>

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Origami Mimi activity

Mimi the Mynah is our feathered mascot and a Rothschild Mynah, a critically endangered species. Make your very own using our template.

Download origami Mimi template PDF>

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Egg cup flowers

Enjoy flowers all year round simply by creating them with egg cups and lollypop sticks!

Download egg cup flower instructions PDF>

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Online jigsaw puzzles

We’ve turned some of our exquisite interiors and manicured gardens into online jigsaw puzzles.

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Mimi's space race game

Can you be the first person to reach the moon in Mimi’s space race?

Download Mimi’s space race game PDF>

Share your creations with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WaddesdonOnline

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