Hughenden

Country home of the Victorian statesman Benjamin Disraeli and secret map making base during the Second World War

A bit about us

Hughenden offers a vivid insight into the charismatic personality and colourful private life of Britain's most unlikely Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, who lived here from 1848 to 1881. Stroll through the rooms Disraeli once called home, and discover more with a changing exhibition programme. 

A secret wartime past is revealed in our Second World War rooms. Experience the immersive wartime displays in our ice house bunker and find out why Hughenden was high on Hitler's hit list.

The formal gardens are based on the original designs of Mary Anne Disraeli and there are a range of waymarked walks through the woodlands and rolling parkland.

For families enjoy the woodland play area, dress up as a Victorian in the Manor or in holiday times join in one of the special activities on offer.


  • Hughenden
  • Hughenden National Trust
  • Hughenden
  • High Wycombe
  • Buckinghamshire
  • HP14 4LA

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12 Days of Christmas at Hughenden

12 Days of Christmas at Hughenden

Starts: 21st Nov, 10.00am
Ends: 2nd Jan, 4.00pm

  • HIGH WYCOMBE
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Whisk your family away from the everyday and escape into a Christmas fairytale on your doorstep.
Musical Saturdays at Hughenden

Musical Saturdays at Hughenden

Starts: 3rd Dec, 11.30am
Ends: 17th Dec, 1.00pm

  • HIGH WYCOMBE
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Get into the festive spirit by listening to live Christmas music every Saturday throughout December at Hughenden.
Winter Wreath Making at Hughenden

Winter Wreath Making at Hughenden

Starts: 7th Dec, 10.00am
Ends: 7th Dec, 1.00pm

  • HIGH WYCOMBE
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Join Jane Macfarlane-Duckworth, The Flower Union, to make a stunning wreath for your home this Christmas.
Christmas Storytelling at Hughenden

Christmas Storytelling at Hughenden

Starts: 7th Dec, 10.30am
Ends: 21st Dec, 11.30am

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Join our storytellers for a magical Christmas story time in our cosy second-hand bookshop.


  • MON:10.00-16.00
  • TUE:10.00-16.00
  • WED:10.00-16.00
  • THU:10.00-16.00
  • FRI:10.00-16.00
  • SAT:10.00-16.00
  • SUN:10.00-16.00

  • Parking available
  • Children welcome
  • Coffee
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Disabled access
  • Dogs by arrangement
  • Restaurant
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Disabled WC available
  • WC
  • Seating available
  • Hearing loop available
  • Large print available

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