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WADDESDON MANOR AT CHRISTMAS. Wednesday 4th – Thursday 5th December 2024. £220.00pp

The Manor is transformed into a festive wonderland with decorated rooms. The beautiful gardens host a magical light show, and there is an excellent Christmas food village.

 Waddesdon Manor was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in 1874 to display his outstanding collection of art treasures and to entertain his high society friends. The 45 rooms on view combine the highest quality French furniture and decorative arts from the 18th century with superb English portraits and Dutch Old Masters.  The Victorian garden is considered one of the finest in Britain with its parterre, seasonal displays, fountains and statuary. At the heart is the Aviary, stocked with species once part of Baron Ferdinand’s collection.

Leave Faversham at 9.00am and drive to Manor, dropping off cases at hotel first. Free the rest of the day and evening to enjoy the sights, sounds and food. Manor closes at 7.00pm. Overnight stay in hotel, The Five Arrows, easy walking distance to Manor. Leave after late breakfast.

The Five Arrows is a Grade II listed boutique hotel and stands at the gates of stunning Waddesdon Manor. It features 16 individual bedrooms, a superb restaurant and a fine wine list.

The hotel retains many original features including Victorian timber, elaborate Elizabethan chimneys and wrought ironwork.  Each room has a luxury en-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries from The White Company, tea/coffee making facilities.