Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June–5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.

The live music events from 2-5 July are organised by Senbla. The grounds of Waddesdon have been hired as a venue only, and our staff are not involved in the organisation of these concerts. For any enquiries relating to these concerts, please contact Senbla here or email

We will be responding to emails in due course.


Planning your visit

Check here for the latest information about visiting Waddesdon. We strongly recommend booking in advance, especially for weekends and during school holidays.

Grounds 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun (last entry 4pm)

House 11am-4pm (last entry 2.30pm)

Open Gardens, House, Wine Cellars, Coach House Gallery, Aviary, Woodland Playground, Power House, Manor Restaurant, Stables Café, takeaway food and drink and the Gift & Wine shop.

Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June – 5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.


Alice's Wonderlands

A new exhibition in the House and Coach House Gallery celebrating the extraordinary life of Alice de Rothschild.


Spring gardens

See thousands of seasonal flowers in the grounds, including swathes of purple alliums at the Aviary.


Manor Restaurant

Enjoy classic afternoon teas created by our talented chefs. Pre-booking advised or speak with staff on the day.


Takeaway food & drink

Wed-Sun Manor Terrace, homemade hot and cold refreshments plus picnic boxes.
Wed-Sun Stables Courtyard, homemade hot and cold refreshments. Indoor seating available at the Stables.


If you have pre-booked tickets, bring them on your phone ready to be checked at the bus stop or ticket checkpoint, 5-10 minutes walk from the car park. If you don’t have a suitable phone we will look up your booking.

Bring your valid National Trust or RHS, AF or HH membership card with you.

Book tickets

Getting around

On foot 
The hard-surface walking path to and from the car park is lit and takes around 25 minutes to walk. There are some steep sections. Please wear appropriate footwear.

There are mapped walking routes through the grounds for you to enjoy. See routes >

Shuttle buses run continuously throughout the day between the visitor car park and grounds. Your ticket is valid for all journeys you make. If you don’t yet have a ticket, you may buy one with a contactless payment card on the bus. Buses are fully accessible with ramps and dedicated wheelchair spaces. Last bus to the visitor car park is at 4.30pm.

Find full details of accessibility at Waddesdon on our dedicated web page here >

To make the most of your visit we recommend you download our grounds map before visiting or use our online Google map to navigate while you’re here. Download map >

Coronavirus safety

Face coverings
We continue to encourage visitors to wear a face covering when using the buses, in the shop and gallery, and in all indoor spaces

Safety measures

  • Please do not visit if you or a member of your household has had any Covid-19 symptoms in the last 7 days.
  • We prefer contactless payments.
  • Please continue to respect other visitors’ space especially on narrow footpaths and in the toilets
  • The Changing Places accessible toilet in the Manor is available for those who need it. Access via the Manor Shop.