Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe

Revisit Victorian times at Hughenden Manor, once the country residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. Join a daily guided tour for an entertaining look into the personality and life of this charismatic politician, and browse through an impressive collection of his personal memorabilia. To learn about the manor’s wartime past, visit the cellars, which feature interactive exhibits and firsthand accounts. Stroll through the formal gardens, or pick up an informative walk leaflet and head for the ancient woodlands. This area is renowned for its diverse birdlife, and if you tread lightly you just might hear the tapping of the woodland woodpeckers. The site also offers numerous activities for families with kids, like tree climbing and den building. Check online for opening dates and times. Before you head to High Wycombe, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly High Wycombe vacation builder app , to make sure you see all that High Wycombe has to offer, including Hughenden Manor.
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  • Well worth visiting Hughenden at Christmas time as it's beautifully decorated and has a cosy warm atmosphere to it! This was a very important location in the past that nowadays can be admired and wher...  more »
  • We visited Hughenden Manor on a recent fine Sunday and were duly impressed by the wonderful grounds and picnic areas. There were plenty of activities for children to enjoy too. We experienced the WW2 ...  more »
  • Although this was one of the worst sign posted National Trust places we have visited, once we had found it we enjoyed our visit. There is also only a long single lane track up to the parking for the h...  more »
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  • If you like your political history this is a great place to visit. Original documentation is publicly on view, & in part of it, you feel as if you have been transported back to the 2nd world war. If not, I don't like to say it, but it is a bit boring. The house for me, is nothing spectacular, nor are the gardens compared to a lot of the National Trust places you can go to. But if you are interested, they hold different events throughout the year, one includes a 1940's theme event, where by you can dress up 1940's style, & they have music and singers to go with it all. That sounds worth a visit in itself.
  • Not the prettiest of country houses nor the grandest. The house's style is a tad austere urban and urbane for it's situation. A good deal of memorabilia, free parking and talks offset the significant entry price. Disraeli was probably the best of tories: introducing health and pollution improvements, free parks and museums - together with highlighting inequality and poverty. This reminder of humanitarian Conservatism should shake up current supporters of that ignoble Party.
  • Nice place. Good facilities and decent car park. Large picnic area and children play ground. 7/10
  • Lovely day out; whether you are a budding historian or simply want to take a stroll there is something here for everyone.
  • Very interesting house and garden. Excellent talk on it's wartime roll.

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