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Garden walks & maps

Enjoy exploring the gardens any time of the year with one of our Waddesdon walks and download maps to help plan your walks.

Map of the grounds

The map above shows the main grounds area and our key locations and places of interest, as well as footpaths and facilities.

Download a map of the grounds PDF>

Walks

Misty trees and parkland

We have five different walks taking in different aspects of the gardens or wider estate. There’s never been a better opportunity to explore Waddesdon, soak up the beautiful scenery and get healthy.

Use our online navigation for the walks or download our walks map in advance.

Download walks map (3 MB) >

Download the Waddesdon Rights of Way map PDF

 

Garden walks

Wellie walk
30 minutes
Difficulty: 2 wellies
Buggy friendly, dog friendly
Starting point: The Stables
Look out for: Diamond Jubilee Wood, North Fountain, Lafite by Joana Vasconcelos

Use our online navigation >

Winter garden walk
25 minutes
Difficulty: 2 wellies
Buggy friendly, dog friendly
Starting point: The Stables
Look out for: The Aviary, Cherry Trees, Hellebores, Tay bridge, Lafite by Joana Vasconcelos

Use our online navigation >

Baron’s walk
30 minutes
Difficulty: 3 wellies
Dog friendly
Starting point: The Stables
Look out for: Terra degli Etruschi by Stephen Cox, Pulham Rock grottoes

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Wider estate walks

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Diamond Jubilee Wood walk

1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty: 3 wellies
Dog friendly
Starting point: Car Park
Look out for: Parterre winter bedding, the Dairy, Pulham Rock grottoes

Use our online navigation >

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Windmill Hill walk

1 hour
Difficulty: 5 wellies
Mainly on public footpaths and has some uphill sections
Dog friendly
Starting point: Car Park
Look out for: Millennium Avenue, Windmill Hill, Flint House

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Bringing your dog

Dogs are allowed anywhere in the grounds with the exception of the Aviary, Parterre and Woodland Playground. If you plan to bring your dog with you on a visit then please see our Doggy Do’s and Don’ts and download our dog map in advance.

Download a PDF of our dog-friendly map >

Rockwork online trail

Whether visiting in person or remotely you can now take an online walk around Waddesdon with our first interactive trail. Explore our Pulham rockwork with this new digital feature which allows you to select a map or list as a starting point to explore the grounds and gardens.

Try out the Pulham trail >

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Children playing in autumn leaves at Waddesdon

Have fun in the gardens by downloading our 50 things map, with lots of fun activities to take part in. The map also shows you where to find things like the best place to build a den and track wildlife.
Download 50 things PDF (2mb)

A year in the garden

From the stark beauty of winter to the vibrant colours of summer, read our month by month guide of what to look out for in the gardens.

Discover the garden