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Surrounded by views of Oxfordshire, the Chilterns Hills, the Vale of Aylesbury and just a train ride away from London, Waddesdon Manor, is an ideal place for relaxing with family and friends. Explore this French Renaissance-style chateau built by...more
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Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been wanting to visit for sometime, we weren't disappointed. A huge car park and a free shuttle bus up to the house. Recommend using it on the way up as it is a 20min walk uphill, we walked back down after our visit. The...More

Thank Cookiescot
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful day out, by far the best National Trust property we have been to and we have been to many. The whole place is outstanding, such a variety of objects on display, wonderful gardens, a wine cellar to explore. Unlike some other NT...More

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Oh my, what a place. Ferdinand Rothchild and his sister Alice certainly know what opulence is !!. The place is full of priceless paintings, porcelain, silver, furniture and just absolutely full of the most interesting collectables. This indeed was the place to visit during the...More

1  Thank juliaelizabethann
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, so glad you enjoyed your day at Waddesdon! Sounds like you had a great visit, hope you'll come back again.

Reviewed 4 days ago

After seeing this in the National Trust book, we had to make a special trip to see this fascinating building. It was amazing. The whole property and the grounds are a must see. A very enjoyable Saturday spent in the house and grounds. Drinks were...More

1  Thank SteveMRochester
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5 star review, so glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon,

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the beautiful waddesdon Manor on Sunday as we quite often do as the Manor house and grounds are some of the most beautiful anywhere in the country but as a treat we decided to have afternoon tea in the Manor restaurant wow wow...More

Thank Mary H
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Mary, thank you so much for your 5 star review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon and were so impressed with the Afternoon Tea! We will pass on your praise to the catering team. Hope to see you back at Waddesdon again...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After watching a video about Waddesdon manor a couple of years ago, I spent a very wonderful day at Waddesdon Manor last Saturday with a couple of my college friends. It did not disappoint at all and surpassed my expectations. Not only was it a...More

Thank Kettlechip888
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review, so glad to hear that you and your friends had a great day at Waddesdon. We will make sure to pass on your praise to the relevant manager! Hopefully you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

He took 9 feet off the top of the hill first to get a flat site, then brought in full size trees 'cause he didn't want to wait for them to grow! That should give a flavour of the opulence and how the mega rich...More

Thank RovingCivilEngineer
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waddesdon is a glorious house with an amazing permanent display, friendly, knowledgeable stewards and wonderful grounds. Visited this time especially to see the 12 Caesars exhibition. 12 gilded, stunningly chased tazze showing stories from Suetonius’s history of the Caesars. Absolutely exquisite Renaissance craftsmanship which have...More

1  Thank sjhHove
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review, so glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon. The Silver Caesars truly are wonderful, and such a rare opportunity to see them all together! Hopefully you'll visit Waddesdon again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place to visit. Give yourself plenty of time to walk through the house. So much to see. Well conserved. It was lovely to speak to the volunteers and hear about the history. The grounds are stunning. Best aviary we've seen very ornate...More

Thank Vicky D
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vicky, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your visit and thought the Aviary was the best you've seen. Hopefully you'll make a return visit to Waddesdon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lived our visit to Waddesdon Manor. Beautiful grounds to walk around and the parterre was stunning. We were able to take a guided tour to see the lakes and the old dairy and buttery which is now used for weddings and conferences. This only...More

Thank mariabarnes
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Maria, thank you so much for leaving a 5 star review. Great to hear you enjoyed the Water Garden Walk, and that you're planning a return visit.

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Richard W
1 June 2018|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
No flashing light it just moves and flows along the building it's very pretty.
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nikki-jamie
29 May 2018|
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Response from WaddesdonManor | Property representative |
Yes you can bring scooters with you for the children.
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Joanna B
14 May 2018|
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Response from WaddesdonManor | Property representative |
We have a large visitor car park, and operate a shuttle bus system up to the Manor. Or there is a 15 minute walk to the house.
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