Your visit

This French Renaissance-style château with its world-class collection and its beautiful gardens and grounds has something for the whole family to enjoy. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this special place, please read the information below before you visit.

Opening hours and directions

Please check the opening times below before you visit.


Wed to Sun & Bank Holidays, 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm, last bus 5.30pm)


Wed to Sun & Bank Holidays, 11am-4.30pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Link to Google map directions to Waddesdon

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Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
England, HP18 0JH

Just off the A41

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Getting here

Before you visit



At Waddesdon we are committed to providing an accessible attraction for all, and try to ensure everyone can enjoy their visit while with us.



Well-behaved dogs on short leads are welcome anywhere in the grounds with the exception of the Aviary and Woodland Playground. Only assistance dogs are permitted in the House and Manor Restaurant.

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Maps & Walks

If visiting us, please download our map of the grounds in advance. You can also download four different walks that take in various aspects of the site.


Visitor FAQs

Find helpful answers to frequently asked questions about visiting 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.


Getting around

On foot 
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 5.30pm March-October. 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): £25 per car (must be pre-booked)