Designed for Baron Ferdinand's guests, Waddesdon's gardens are now enjoyed by all visitors for their beauty and calm.
You may notice…
Some of the beds on the Parterre and in the garden are looking rather bare while we remove the summer bedding. We’re planting 350,000 new bulbs for spring.
Glimpse the gardens on film
The gardens were the vision of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, who created the Manor at the end of the 19th century. What began as a bare hill in 1874, is now an exceptional example of Victorian horticulture including formal gardens, trees and walks.
Watch this short video to see highlights throughout the changing of the seasons.
On arrival buy one of our doubled-sided illustrated maps. On one side a mindfulness map designed by artist Bek Cruddace highlights peaceful spots, and on the other a dog map designed by artist Debbie Ryder, points out all the key areas to enjoy with your dog.
£2 from the Welcome Pavilion