Waddesdon Manor and its gardens are open to visitors for Christmas. This French Renaissance-style château with its world-class collection and its beautiful gardens and grounds has something for the whole family to enjoy. During the Christmas season, rooms in the house are decorated and there are sound and light displays outdoors.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to this special place, please read the information below before you visit.
Book your Christmas tickets
Waddesdon is open from Wednesday to Sunday and tickets are available for timed entry to the house and gardens. During the Christmas season, all visitors including National Trust members must pre-book and a special admission fee applies to all bookings.
Waddesdon is not a participating property in any current National Trust ticketing or voucher promotions. For more information, email email@example.com
Before you visit
Things to do at Waddesdon
Download our digital guide via the Bloomberg Connects app before you visit. In the house, use the room guide to discover key artworks and objects. If you are visiting one of our exhibitions, learn more about the themes, pieces and artists with our exhibition guides.
The hard-surface walking path to and from the car park is lit and takes around 25-minutes to walk. Some parts are steep, please wear appropriate footwear. There are mapped walking routes for you to enjoy.
Shuttle buses run throughout the day between the visitor car park and grounds, the last bus to the visitor car park is at 7.30pm during the Christmas season. Your ticket is valid for all journeys, these can be purchased at the Welcome Pavilion. Buses are fully accessible with ramps and wheelchair spaces.
Shuttle bus all-day tickets: £2.50 adult, £1.50 child, Blue badge holders & accompanying carers free.
Free parking is available in the visitor car park. There are Blue Badge and limited mobility parking bays available.
The hard-surface walking path to and from the visitor car park is lit and takes around 25 minutes to walk to the Manor.
Blue badge holders and those with limited mobility are advised to use the designated spaces in the visitor car park and take the shuttle bus up to the main grounds and Manor.
Premium parking (private car park at top of hill): £30 per car (must be pre-booked)
Book your tickets
Waddesdon is open from Wednesday-Sundays and tickets are available for timed entry to the house and gardens. During Christmas, 22 Nov – 1 Jan, a special admission fee applies to all bookings and we recommend that all visitors pre-book, including National Trust Members, in order to avoid disappointment.