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Review of Waddesdon: A village and parish based 9.5 kilometers to the west of the large town of Aylesbury, Waddesdon is an ancient farming community boasting a parish church first built in the 13th century. The well known Waddesdon Manor is positioned beside the village, conceived in sixteenth century French Renaissance style by the rich Rothschild family towards the end of 19th C.

Present day Waddesdon has a populace of around 2,000 (in 2011) & continues to be peppered with structures established by the Rothschild family (the Five Arrows Hotel, the Village Hall, & dwellings built for Manor staff). In former times connected to near by Aylesbury via train, Waddesdon train station has long since decommissioned & the village may only be got to by road (A41). The parish (combined with Wormstone, Westcott, Woodham & Eythrope) takes in an area of 7,252 acres.

Waddesdon's Manor HouseWaddesdon's Past History: Clearly a Saxon village up until the conquest by the Normans, the manor of Waddesdon was controlled by one of Queen Edith's men, Brictric, in those far off, by & large unrecorded times. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the manor was documented as being held by Miles Crispin and valued at twenty seven hides. Subsequently Waddesdon manor was granted to Henry of Oxford and then to the Courtenay family, it swapped control many times until finally passing to John 7th Duke of Marlborough. Art collector, politician & a rich Austrian banking family, Ferdinand de Rothschild, obtained the large Bucks landed estate of the 7th Duke of Marlborough (John Spencer Churchill) in eighteen seventy four, including Waddesdon.

Waddesdon Manor: The Renaissance (Rebirth) style Waddesdon Manor House was then erected by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, replicating a sixteenth century French chateau, right down to the wine cellars. The estate and manor was inherited by Baron Ferdinand's sister, Alice Charlotte de Rothschild, in 1898, after Baron Ferdinand passed away at the Manor itself on his 59th birthday in 1898. In 1957, right after the death of James de Rothschild, Waddesdon Manor was handed to the National Trust, it later became a popular tourism attraction. Current day Waddesdon Manor has massive gardens, an internationally acclaimed collection of paintings, furniture and decorative arts, a garden centre, a Rococo aviary, gift shops, a quality wine cellar, meeting rooms, a marriage venue (The Dairy at Waddesdon), a childrens area, high-class restaurants and gift shops. The Manor also hosts tons of activities and events all through the year including art displays, carol singing, food markets, horticultural shows and wine tasting events.

Waddesdon over the ages was a traditionally farming community, it has formerly had the names Votesdone (eleventh century) and Woddesdon (14th century), along with the current day spelling. Various other crafts that have supported local inhabitants as well as agriculture and farming are silk manufacturing and lace manufacturing. St Michael & All Angels parish church was first constructed in approximately 1190 in the village, the font is from around 1400 and the current church tower from 1892.

Facilities - Wedding Venue - The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor: Extremely appealing, the famous marriage venue, The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor near Aylesbury in Bucks, offers a beautifully romantic backdrop to your ultimate marriage ceremony at any time of the year. Nestled in a tranquil waterside setting amidst marvelous gardens, The Dairy at Waddesdon is an enchanting exclusive building on the Waddesdon Estate, skillfully constructed for the well-heeled Rothschild banking family in the nineteenth Century and for a one hundred years or more the countryside estate of the Rothschild dynasty. You, with family and guests can experience a taste of their wealthy life style: outstanding food, quality wines, and professional service with full uniqueness assured. The awesome Dairy at Waddesdon is authorized for civil marriages underneath the Antler Chandelier, in the Winter Garden, within the West Hall and outside (under cover) by the lakeside pavilion. Call: 01296 653226.

A selection of Waddesdon streets and roads: Taylors Corner, Grove Way, Frederick Street, School Lane, Warmstone Lane, Warmstone Close, High Street, Rose Terrace, The Grove, Chestnut Close, Silk Street, Queen Street, Orchard Close, Anstey Close, Wood Street, Eythrope Road, Goss Avenue, The Square, Waddesdon Hill, New Street, Little Britain, Rectory Drive, Quainton Road, Sharps Close, Baker Street.

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Orchard Cottage Ashendon - 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom (Sleeps 4)

Exceedingly handy for going to see Waddesdon Manor & Gardens and looking over superb open countryside, this fantastic rental cottage has got amazing views and is appropriately appointed throughout, that makes it good for a secluded holiday or weekend break. The property is positioned on the outskirts of the attractive little village of Ashendon around 4.7 miles drive from the village of Waddesdon.

Boasting a big back garden, with barbecue, outside furniture and lots of fruit trees, this cottage includes a cozy timber beamed living room that has an open hearth to warm you on chilly evenings, in the kitchen there is an AGA range, just the thing for making a home cooked English breakfast prior to heading off on your travels.

This holiday home is simply a short amble away from the the heart of Ashendon with its classic pub (The Hundred of Ashendon), supplying a choice of ales and excellent food, and aside from Waddesdon, is great for heading to such areas as Cuddington, Aylesbury, Chearsley and Haddenham, in addition not far away are the Chiltern Hills. This super holiday home is great for a vacation any time of year.

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