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Waddesdon

Aylesbury Vale

Type:Towns & Villages

Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0NB
Waddesdon

About

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. 

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