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Aylesbury Vale

Type:Towns & Villages

Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0NB


Waddesdon is a village within the Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire.

Between 1897 and 1936, Waddesdon had train services on the Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway at Waddesdon Manor railway station , two miles from the village, despite this the railway does not exsist any more.

Waddesdon was an agricultural settlement with milling, silk weaving and lace making enterprises

Things to do in Waddesdon

Waddesdon Manor is located in the heart of the village and is a National Trust property.

This Renaissance-style chateau houses one of the finest collections of French 18th Century decorative arts in the world.

The Victorian garden is considered one of the finest in Britain with a parterre, aviary, woodland playground, seasonal displays, fountains and a statuary.

Waddesdon's St Michael and all Angels Church has been around as early as 1190.

The church has been enlarged and embellished over the centuries, with good examples of different architectural styles. The 14th century tower was demolished and rebuilt in 1892.

See here for accommodation in Buckinghamshire. 


Map & Directions

What's Nearby

  1. Waddesdon Manor

    This National Trust property houses the Rothschild Collection of art treasures and wine...

    0.8 miles away
  2. Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

    Large collection of railway relics including, steam locomotives, railway carriages and...

    1.32 miles away
  3. Quainton Windmill

    Seventy-foot tower mill, which has recently been restored to full working order, with...

    2.17 miles away
  1. Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre

    An environmentally friendly 44 acre rare breeds farm in Aylesbury Vale for all ages.

    3.73 miles away
  2. Tailored Tours UK

    Tailored Tours UK provides tours of Oxford, Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge., London and...

    4.84 miles away
  3. Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

    Lively hands-on, innovative museum complex consisting of county heritage displays,...

    4.88 miles away
  4. Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

    The Aylesbury Waterside Theatre can be found in the heart of Aylesbury. Boasting a...

    5.01 miles away
  5. Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre

    Come and experience a day out to remember at Aqua Vale, where visitors are certain to...

    5.3 miles away
  6. Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre

    Offering over 70 weekly arts and crafts workshops, live comedy, music and theatre as well...

    5.42 miles away
  7. Claydon House

    There is plenty to do for all the family; see the beautiful interiors of the 400 year old...

    5.44 miles away
  8. Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital

    Set in the grounds of Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital, is a chance to meet different...

    5.54 miles away
  9. Long Crendon Courthouse

    Medieval courthouse

    The courthouse is a fine example of an early 15th-century...

    5.77 miles away
  10. The Lost Forest of Bernwood

    A 5.5-mile circular walk starting at Brill. It combines stunning views over the Vale of...

    5.87 miles away
  11. Stoke Mandeville Stadium

    Stoke Mandeville Stadium boasts the highest grade of facilities for our leading sportsmen...

    5.94 miles away
  12. Go Ape at Wendover Woodland Park

    This Go Ape course is set high up on the Northern crest of the Chiltern escarpment. You...

    7.06 miles away
  13. Thame Museum

    The 16th century wallpaintings installed in Thame Museum hold many fascinating clues to...

    7.23 miles away
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