Waddesdon Manor (Aylesbury) Reviews
Description:Waddesdon / nr Aylesbury / Buckinghamshire / HP18 0JH. / Magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century ... more
Newest Review: ... a very long, winding drive to get to the parking area near to the manor itself, but there are nice views of the estate's parkland & you can look out for wildlife such as pheasants. If you are a member of the National Trust, then you get to park & visit the gardens & the house for free, however I do think the entry fee for non-members is a little over-priced (currently £10 to ... more
Customer Waddesdon Manor (Aylesbury) Reviews (2)
by - written on 16/10/09 (Very useful, 105 readings)
I first visited Waddesdon Manor when I'd just joined the National Trust & was exploring the various properties near to where I live. If you visit a lot of National Trust properties, I think it is fair to say that certain ones stand out far more than others, & this is one of the most impressive properties I've visited. When you first arrive, you drive past some lovely little buildings in the village of Waddesdon which I believe were originally built for the staff of the estate. The architectural style is very pretty & unusual. You have to drive up a very long, winding drive to get to the parking area near to the manor itself, but there ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/08/09, updated on 18/08/09 (Very useful, 172 readings)
Wadddesdon Manor. Waddesdon Manor is a national trust property set in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. The land was owned by the Duke of Marlboro and was sold to the famous banking dynasty the Rothschild family. It was built by the famous banking family Rothschild's in the latter part of the 1800s and has been lived in ever since by the Rothschild family. it was such a massive project that required the whole of the top of the hill to be flattened for the house to be built and the grand open area at the front of the house and its majestic avenue. It was left to the National trust in 1958 on the death of James Rothschild and opened to the ... Read the complete review
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