The Dairy, Waddesdon Manor

The Dairy, Waddesdon Manor

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Queen Street, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire,
The Dairy is an enchanting private building on the Waddesdon Estate situated close to Bicester, nestling in a tranquil waterside setting amidst glorious gardens. This venue offers a variety of flexible licensed spaces, both inside and out.


Breathtakingly beautiful, the Dairy at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire offers a wonderfully romantic backdrop for the perfect wedding at any time of year. Nestling in a tranquil waterside setting amidst glorious gardens, The Dairy is an enchanting private building on the Waddesdon Estate just outside Aylesbury, created for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the 19th Century and for over 100 years the country retreat of the Rothschild family.

You and your guests can enjoy a taste of that privileged lifestyle: superlative food, excellent wines, professional service with absolute exclusivity guaranteed.

The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor is the perfect venue for your special day. This building has been beautifully restored to the highest standard and is set within its own grounds overlooking a lake, providing a unique setting for you and your guests to enjoy good food, world famous wines and friendly, professional service.Weddings are held at the Dairy throughout the year and civil ceremonies can be held in the West Hall, the Wintergarden or outside on the Pavilion overlooking the lake.

In winter you can enjoy roaring log fires and a welcoming glass of mulled wine. And in summer, celebrate with champagne in the sheltered courtyard or on the terrace overlooking the lake. Overnight accommodation is available at The Five Arrows Hotel just a short walk from the Dairy. The Dairy is ideal for 110 guests for a civil ceremony in the Wintergarden and wedding breakfast in the West Hall followed by dancing in the Wintergarden until 1am.

Our experienced events team will help you through every stage of planning to create a day to remember.


Venue Type

  • Country House
  • Exclusive Use


  • Classic
  • Waterside


  • Civil License
  • Outdoor Ceremony

Meet the Dream Maker

Sophie Harris, Georgia Langridge, Jurgita Maksimova
Wedding Co-ordinator
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What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 9 reviews
on Wed, 22nd of August, 2018
We had our wedding at The Dairy and it was just absolutely perfect. The venue was beautiful and the staff were incredibly attentive and helpful. Our wedding coordinator Sophie did a fantastic job throughout the run up to the wedding and on the day itself to ensure that everything ran completely

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smoothly. We highly recommend this venue!
on Wed, 15th of August, 2018
From our very first meeting with our dedicated wedding planner Claire Holland to the very last dance of the evening, the whole process was organised and run professionally and to perfection by everyone in the team!

We had so many questions and requests for our big day but were put at ease

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immediately by a thorough and experienced team.

We like to thank all of the suppliers that were recommended to us, all of which went above and beyond our expectations which added to a magical day.

A massive thanks to the lovely Hollie Barr for her meticulous planning and for running the day from start to finish with perfect timing and coordination.

A 5* service was delivered on the day by the whole team.

The food was of the highest standard and you were never without an empty glass!

The venue and grounds were stunning and in an immaculate condition due to the team that work behind the scenes on a day-to-day basis.

Overall, The Dairy at Waddesdon created memories that will last a lifetime and we can't thank them enough.

Love Marc and Aimee Pillinger - 03.08.18
on Tue, 31st of July, 2018
I just wanted to leave a quick review from our wedding on Saturday. Holly Constantine was our wedding co ordinator from Waddesdon and as soon as she took over it ran so smoothly. Her attention to detail is amazing and herself and the staff on site on the day really were so attentive and

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professional. The dairy at Waddesdon isn’t the cheapest venue but it’s most definitely a luxury venue.
Mr and mrs Arnold
on Fri, 22nd of June, 2018
The Dairy was a beautiful venue and everyone commented on how lovely it was. The staff were professional and very attentive at all times to both ourselves and our guests. The food was delicious and was presented impeccably. The Dairy helped make our day the best it could be and we are very thankful.

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Would definitely recommend! Thank you, Jacky and Ian
on Wed, 7th of March, 2018
We got married at the Dairy. What a beautiful place especially at Christmas. Sophie Harris and her team made the day stress free and amazing. Food was out of this world and everyone complimented how amazing the staff on the day were. Big Thankyou to the waiters and waitresses who gave us a lift

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home!! Would so recommend the venue not just because it’s stunning but because the people make it such a special day for you.

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