Waddesdon Manor - National Trust

Waddesdon Manor - National Trust
Waddesdon
Nr Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP18 0JH
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/waddesdon-manor

E-mail

waddesdonmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Information Line

01296 653226

01296 653211

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
View of the front facade of Waddesdon Manor
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Waddesdon Manor is a magnificent French Renaissance-style château housing the Rothschild Collection of art treasures. The garden is renowned for its seasonal displays, colourful shrubs and mature trees. There is a fully-stocked Rococo-style aviary, a superb cellar of wines, licensed restaurants, gift and wine shops. Events are organised throughout the year, including Christmas period.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

See www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Discounts

  • National Trust

This French Renaissance-style château was built (1874-89) for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to display his vast collection of works of art. The Collection includes French Royal furniture, Savonnerie carpets and Sèvres porcelain as well as important portraits by Gainsborough and Reynolds and works by Dutch and Flemish masters of the 17th century.

Collection details

Architecture, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Girl painting a plate

Make your own Winter Light Paper Lantern

  • 29 — 30 November 2014 11am-3pm *on now
  • 5 — 7 December 2014
  • 12 — 14 December 2014
  • 19 December 2014 11am-3pm

We will provide you with all the materials and an LED candle. You might like to take your lantern around the Bruce Munro trail, and then take it home to keep.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£2.00 per lantern. Normal admission charges apply, adult: £18.00, child: £9.00, family: £45.00.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/waddesdon-manor/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Explorer Trails

http://www.waddesdon.org.uk/explorer_trail/explorer_trails.html

Enjoy year-round wildlife trails with things to discover and explore along the way, all within the grounds of Waddesdon Manor. Trails are mostly suitable for children aged 7-11 years with accompanying adults.

How to obtain

Pick up the Explorer Trails Guide at Waddesdon Manor, or download from the website prior to your visit. Contact waddesdonmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk or 01296 653226 for further details.

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