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 winter months, Waddesdon’s gardens are open to visitors, the house is closed for conservation and cleaning and will reopen from 20 March.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to this special place, please read the information below before you visit.
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 4.30pm from January-March. 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)