Waddesdon Manor

Grounds visits this winter

Waddesdon is open Wed-Sun for daytime local outdoor exercise only. Advance booking essential.

Following the latest lockdown regulations our opening hours will now be 10am-4pm (last admission 2pm). This is to provide local people with an opportunity to exercise in the fresh air on their own, with their household/bubble or with one person from another household.

Safety is our priority, please respect other visitors by maintaining social distance and do not arrange to meet other people at Waddesdon. Visitor numbers are reduced and all visitors, including National Trust members who have free admission, need to book an arrival time slot to manage numbers on site.

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Takeaway food and drink will be available, but no seating may be provided near these outlets. Toilets will be open. However, the House, Aviary, indoor restaurant and cafe, cellars and shop will be closed in line with Government guidance.

Unfortunately, the light trails and interactive features we had hoped to keep open, must now close.

Coronavirus information>


Discover the history of the Manor Kitchen

In this online exhibition, explore the Manor Kitchen, its history, those who used to work in it, and the menu served for a royal visit from Queen Victoria.

See online exhibition>

Our online shop is open and delivering orders

Wooden presentation box of legende wines

Our online shop offers an unrivalled range of Rothschild wines, selection cases.

Browse our online shop >

A Day in the Life of Waddesdon

This short video shows us getting the house, gardens and aviary ready for visitors at the beginning of a typical day.

More films from Waddesdon on YouTube >

Discover Waddesdon’s art and history online >


Explore the collection

As a family, the Rothschilds were the greatest collectors of the 19th century, seeking the highest quality of workmanship and with a keen sense of historical importance.

The Rothschild Collection>