Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

KasTania-handmade team travel in Waddesdon Manor. It is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England.

It was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild as a weekend residence and as a setting for his collection.

Baron installed his extensive collections of English 18th-century portraits by artists like Gainsborough and Reynolds, as well as French 18th-century boiseries, carpets, Gobelins and Beauvais tapestries, furniture, Sèvres ceramics, books, Dutch paintings and Renaissance treasures.

The members of the Rothschild family added collections of paintings, maiolica, manuscripts, prints and etc.

The last member of the family James de Rothschild (1878–1957) bequeathed the house and its contents to the National Trust.  Waddesdon Manor won Visit England’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category in 2017.

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