Waddesdon Manor at Christmas time

Waddesdon Manor will soon be preparing for Christmas - see how it's done!

Though most of us are still applying the after-sun to ease the effects of the hottest late August Bank Holiday weekend on record, Waddesdon Manor is already thinking about Christmas.

In just over a month's time the former home of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, now owned by the National Trust, will begin its process of 'putting the house to bed' in preparation for its Christmas visitors. See the process below.

Rolling the carpets in the dining room
Rolling the carpets in the dining room
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Drawing the blinds
Drawing the blinds
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Covering the statues
Covering the statues
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Winding the clocks
Winding the clocks
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