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Waddesdon Area Guide

Waddesdon is a village in Buckinghamshire located 6 miles northwest of the town of Aylesbury on the A41. The village is renowned for its schools, magnificent Waddesdon Manor and most recently the 4.5km (2.9 miles) pedestrian friendly “Greenway” link to “Aylebury Vale Parkway Train Station” now linking the village to London Marylebone.

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Waddesdon village offers excellent road links towards surrounding towns and motorway networks. Train links to London is just a short drive, cycle or level walk from the village. A regular bus route connects the village to Aylesbury & Bicester.

By Train
Commuting by train can be found just a few miles away at the Aylesbury Vale Parkway Train Station linking London Marylebone and a journey time of just over an hour.

By Bus
Route 16 Waddesdon to Aylesbury or Steeple Claydon
Route 17 Waddesdon to Aylesbury or Bicester
Route 112 to Stoke Mandeville Hospital via Thame

By Car
The M40 can be accessed via the A41 towards Bicester or via Thame, Milton Keynes & the M1 via A418 and the M25 reached on the A41 and towards Watford.

Local Amenities

Waddesdon enjoys an abundance of places to enjoy shopping, sports and leisure activities, including;
  • Waddesdon Manor & Grounds
  • The Aviary
  • Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
  • Bicester Village Designer Outlet
  • Green Dragon Eco Farm
  • Waddesdon Park
  • Community & Village Halls
  • Waddesdon Cricket & Bowls Clubs
  • The Waterside Theatre

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Waddesdon has a selection of excellent schools, which explains the popularity of the area amongst families.

Primary Schools
  • Waddesdon Village Primary School
  • Westcott Church Of England School
  • Quainton Church Of England School
Secondary Schools
  • Waddesdon Church Of England School
  • Aylesbury Grammar School
  • Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

Restaurants & Bars

Waddesdon offers a diverse selection of eateries, a bar and a traditional village pub.

  • The Five Arrows Hotel, Bar and restaurant
  • The Chadnis Indian restaurant & Takeaway
  • The Lion Pub, Restaurant & B&B
  • Top Chips Top Chef Chinese takeaway
  • 94 Coffee Shop
  • Akeman Inn Kingswood
  • Canaletto Italian Kingswood
  • The Manor Rooftop Cocktail Bar Aylesbury
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Waddesdon village is fortunate to have an excellent doctors surgery a pharmacy. The village also boasts a dentist too. Nearby hospitals can be found at either Stoke Mandeville or John Radcliffe Oxford.

  • Waddesdon Surgery
  • Waddesdon Dental
  • Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford
  • Buckingham Community Hospital
  • Thame Community Hospital
  • Wycombe Hospital