Visiting tips this Christmas

We've put some helpful tips together to help plan your visit to Christmas at Waddesdon.

  • where possible please have your tickets ready to be scanned as it speeds up admission. Please have your PDF tickets open on your mobile phone or tablet when you arrive, or if not possible print them out

  • please arrive at your allotted hour, eg arriving between 1.00-1.59pm for a 1pm timeslot. Please do not arrive early, as you will not be able to enter early

  • download a map in advance here

  • wrap up warmly and wear strong outdoor shoes

  • if possible bring a torch as some paths have limited lighting

  • we have a few paths around the site that can be uneven in places

  • use our free wifi to access our online map here

  • enjoy take-away food from the Treaterie, Woodland Café and Manor Terrace coffee bar

  • our Winter Light programme of illuminated trails and light shows are better the darker it gets

  • make a note of where you park

Tree ferns lit with fairy lights at Christmas

Everything you need to know about visiting at Christmas

If you’re planning on visiting during Christmas then please read our FAQs and what to expect on your visit.

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Coronavirus Information

To ensure we operate safely and responsibly, protecting visitors and staff, we need you to do things differently on your visit to help us to stay open safely.

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