Groups & travel trade
If you're planning a group visit to Waddesdon, we can help take care of all the little details. All our group information is based on 15 or more people attending.
We welcome groups from across the UK and internationally. You can download group visit details in the following translations.
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Group admission & prices
To get the group visit rate, your group needs to be 15 or more people, paid in total 14 days before your visit. We’re open Wed-Sun each week, from 22 March 2017 to 2 January 2018. Bachelors’ Wing included in house entry open Wed-Fri only.
Group adult ticket £7. Group child ticket £3.50. National Trust & Art Fund members free.
House & grounds
Group adult ticket £14. Group child ticket £7. National Trust & Art Fund members free.
£3, available on the day on a first-come first-served basis. In English, French, German and Mandarin.
Full payment must be made 14 days in advance of your visit for everything booked.
You can pay by: Credit/Debit Card, over the phone. Bank Transfer (BACs). Pro Forma on request. One cheque made payable to ‘The Rothschild Foundation’. Please post for the attention of group bookings.
Arrival & access
Your coach will be directed to the North Fountain to park (100m from the house front) where a Visitor Services Assistant will greet you with your pre-booked tickets.
After parking, go to the Welcome Pavilion where the organiser will collect your pre-booked tickets before boarding the Waddesdon bus to the North Fountain (100m from the house front).
Our mobility assistance vehicle, with space for up to 7 passengers, runs from the North Fountain to the front of the house when we’re open to help the less able walkers.
How to contact us
Our group bookings team are always happy to help. Please get in touch.
By phone: 01296 653209
By email (Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm):
By post to:
Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks HP18 0JH
Christmas at Waddesdon
Christmas is a magical time to visit Waddesdon. See the house and gardens in all their seasonal glory, enjoy festive food and lots of special events and activities.
Every aspect of a day out at this attraction reflects quality. Staff continue Ferdinand de Rothschild's tradition of excellent hospitality by providing a first class visitor welcome, removing any possibility of threshold fear created by this magnificent home in the style of a French Château.Judge's comments, VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017
We know that most groups want to eat together and to ensure this is possible we offer a range of advance booking options for groups in our atmospheric Manor Restaurant.
Presentations & tours
Discover what life was like preparing the House for Waddesdon’s famous Weekend House parties, 10.30am arrival with Danish pastries at 10.45am: 45 minutes. £8 each (£120 minimum).