A Dec­o­ra­tive Hol­i­day

WAD­DES­DON MANOR, ONCE A RENOWNED ENGLISH PARTY HOUSE, DRESSES FOR CHRIST­MAS.

Victorian Homes - - Contents - By Susie Kear­ley

Wad­des­don Manor, once a renowned English party house, dresses for Christ­mas.

Queen Vic­to­ria vis­ited for din­ner in 1890, and was fas­ci­nated by the elec­tric light­ing—a new in­ven­tion at the time.

Wad­des­don Manor was built as a house for en­ter­tain­ing. Ev­ery win­ter it’s trans­formed into a Christ­mas Won­der­land. Light­shows, il­lu­mi­na­tions and light in­stal­la­tions out­side the manor add to the splen­dor of the Christ­mas ex­pe­ri­ence at Wad­des­don. In re­cent years some of the Wad­des­don il­lu­mi­na­tions have been ac­com­pa­nied by mu­sic.

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