Whether you are visiting as a family, a school or adult group there are lots of things to explore, with additional special house tours, workshops and demonstrations run thoroughout the year.

Our comprehensive learning pack for schools is designed to encourage inquisitive minds and adventurous spirits with full or half days tailored to your groups requirements.

Woodland Playground

Enjoy our natural Woodland Playground area, a magical place to play winding through the trees with an area for little ones or zip wire for the more adventurous.

Schools Programme

A visit to Waddesdon Manor brings learning to life! Our interactive, hands-on Early Years & Primary schools programme supports key stages 1 & 2 and covers a wide range of topics. 

Study sessions

Throughout the year we hold Study sessions. Come and learn from the experts about the collection here at Waddesdon. Search for 'collection' within the Events Calendar

Things to do

Den Building ©National Trust, Waddesdon Manor. Bird Watching Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Woodland Walk
Enjoy our Woodland Walk down Miss Alice's Drive hunting for bugs or building a den.

House trail
On our Beast, Bugs and Birds trail spot creatures inside the House from exotic birds to golden elephants.

The Aviary
Visit our amazing working Aviary and count how many rare and exotic birds you see.

Download the 50 coolest things to do before your 11 ¾ in partnership with the National Trust and complete some of them here at Waddesdon.



Familes can enjoy healthy meals at the Stables Cafe ©The National Trust, Waddesdon Manor, Bucks. Pascale Bumberbatch

Enjoy a fantastic family day out, learn about the history of the family, play in the grounds, spot wildlife or get involved in an activity. There are tasty meals to be had and toys to be bought. Join us this year for a memorable day out.

What's On

We have plenty of events throughout the year for children.

From family-fun activities to outdoor theatre events, we have lots for children and grown-ups to do throughout the school holidays. Search our Events Calendar