Waddesdon is a beautiful village in Buckinghamshire just six miles from Aylesbury, making properties for sale in Waddesdon extremely desirable. The village boasts plenty of stunning walks — including one from the grand Waddesdon Manor to Waddesdon Hill, which offers wonderful countryside views. You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to scenic strolls here.
3 best walks in Waddesdon
After pairing buyers with their dream homes in and around Aylesbury for over 30 years, we’ve discovered all the best walks in the area. We share our top three favourite walks in Waddesdon below:
Waddesdon Hill loop
The Waddesdon Hill loop is 5.3 miles (8.5km) long and takes walkers on a beautiful stroll through the Waddesdon Estate and up the hill, rewarding them with a truly spectacular view at the top. The rolling fields and woodland make for the perfect backdrop to this walking tour. Whilst there are some hills to contend with, this loop is suitable for all skill levels, taking around two and a half hours to complete. The walk begins right next to a car park, making this walk easy to access, while you can also visit the village afterwards for a tasty bite to eat.
Waddesdon Manor loop
Waddesdon Manor is one of the National Trust’s most visited properties and it’s easy to see why. From the beautiful gardens to the exquisite art collection and the aviary filled with colourful and exotic birds, visitors are treated to countless delightful sights. The Waddesdon Manor loop is 4.7 miles (7.5 km) long and begins in the village, taking walkers on a journey around the manor and the stunning grounds. The walk itself takes around two hours to complete but if you wish to explore the manor while you’re there, you could make a day of it!
The Stables Courtyard Waddesdon
The Stables Courtyard walk is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) long and takes walkers on an adventure through the stables on Waddesdon Manor grounds. It features the Coach House Gallery, where visitors can view a changing programme of special exhibitions. It’s also home to a couple of places to eat, including The Stables Hatch, which offers delicious hot food.
This easygoing walk takes about an hour to complete and is perfect for those looking to explore a different area of the manor. The ever-changing art exhibitions give you an excuse to make this walk a regular addition to your hikes!Waddesdon is a wonderful place to live and explore, with plenty of beautiful walks to embark on. At Michael Anthony, we’ve been finding people their dream homes as estate agents in Waddesdon for many years, meaning we know and love the area. For more Waddesdon area guides or expert advice, simply contact us today.