Waddesdon Manor | Day Out With The Kids

Waddesdon Manor

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

  • Outside view of Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury
  • Family picnicking at Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury
  • Kids on adventure playground at Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Waddesdon Manor houses an extensive collection of art from 18th-century furniture to Dutch Old Masters you are certain to have a great day spent exploring. Set amongst stunning gardens, perfect for a day spent outdoors.

Rolling parkland and manicured formal gardens act as the backdrop for this historic setting. The kids are free to jump, swing, climb, skip and play all day long. The playground winds through the trees near the stables, creating a magical natural environment. With slides, swings and plenty of soft bark to land on there’s lots of playing to be had. For something more exhilarating take a ride on the zip wire, or swing away on the giant bird nest swing.

The aviary houses a colourful collection of rare exotic birds, many close to extinction. You can learn in a beautiful setting about where they originate from, and be sure to look out for Mimi the resident Rothschild Mynah bird.

  • Manicured formal gardens
  • Winding playground
  • Aviary full of exotic birds


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH, England


Click here to visit Waddesdon Manor's website
01296 820414

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

22nd March - 9th November
Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
10th November - 2nd January
Wednesday to Sunday 11:00 - 18:00

22nd March - 9th November
Wednesday to Friday 12:00 - 16:00
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
10th November - 2nd January
Wednesday to Saturday 11:30 - 17:30


General Admission
Adults: £27.00
Kids: £13.50
Family (2 adults, 3 kids): £67.50

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome on the ground, but not with the main gardens and house. 

Guest suitability

To get to the Wine Cellars and the first floor there is a stairlift which doesn't accommodate wheelchairs.