Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH, UK
About Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon Manor is one of the most extraordinary houses in England, not only for its architecture and luxurious and colourful French interior decor, but also for its collections of superb English portraits and Dutch Old Masters, as well as books, manuscripts and exquisite textiles. Families can explore Waddesdon with seasonal trails and children's activities. There's also a woodland playground that winds through the trees and plenty of space to run around and explore.
Attractions near Waddesdon Manor
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a 25-acre working steam museum with one of the UK’s largest collections of locomotives, rolling stock and railway memorabilia. Its exhibits range from large express passenger locomotives to the humble shunting engine together with a host of smaller items recreating the golden age of steam.
The Roald Dahl Children's Gallery is a children's museum that uses characters and themes from the books of Roald Dahl to stimulate children's interest in science, history and literature. The Roald Dahl Children's Gallery is a children's museum that uses characters and themes from the books of Roald Dahl to stimulate children's interest in science, history and literature.
Buckinghamshire County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county's natural and cultural heritage together with an exciting program of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year. Buckinghamshire's rich heritage is showcased through collections of archaeology, geology, costume, coins, and wildlife.
The Claydon house is a listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England, and its gardens are listed Grade II on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. It is almost entirely 18th century and was built on a grand scale by Ralph 2nd Earl Verney. Unfortunately, the building and decoration of Claydon ruined Verney, and after the contents of the house were sold in 1783 his niece, who succeeded him, dismantled two-thirds of Robinson’s original scheme, including a grand ballroom and the eq
Thame Museum is a local museum located in the High Street of the town of Thame in Oxfordshire, England.It houses a vast collection of artefacts and exhibits spanning centuries of the town’s history. Housed in the old Court House, the museums offers a wide variety of display panels, artefacts and oral histories each telling the story of this historic town and its people.
Coombe Hill is one of the highest point in the Chilterns and carries a monument to soldiers who fell during the Boer War. Excavations in 1949 found animal bone, flint tools and Ebbsfleet type Peterborough ware at the site. A small engraved conical chalk block has also been recovered from the centre.
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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.