Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June–5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.

The live music events from 2-5 July are organised by Senbla. The grounds of Waddesdon have been hired as a venue only, and our staff are not involved in the organisation of these concerts. For any enquiries relating to these concerts, please contact Senbla here or email info@senbla.com

We will be responding to emails in due course.

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Over a century ago, the house and grounds were created to delight and surprise the small circle of Baron Ferdinand's friends. We now welcome thousands of visitors each year who come to appreciate the exceptional architecture, art collections and gardens.

Admission tickets are now on sale for timed entry into the House. Timed entry slots must be pre-booked by all visitors, including National Trust members, in advance.

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Alice’s Wonderlands

Join us this year as we celebrate the life, collections and legacy of Alice de Rothschild (1847-1922) with this special two-part exhibition.

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A Little Chaos Dining Room Waddesdon

Lights, camera, action!

Since it first featured on film in 1966, Waddesdon has enjoyed a long career starring on both big and small screens. Find out about some of the Manor’s magical onscreen transformations.

Discover Waddesdon on film> 

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Food fit for a queen

On 13 May 1890 Queen Victoria paid a much anticipated visit to Waddesdon. Following a tour of the house, the royal party sat down to lunch with a special menu.

Read more about this royal feast>

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Top ten must-see pieces in Waddesdon’s collection

Don’t miss some of the most impressive objects during your visit with our top ten must-see pieces on display at Waddesdon.

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Take a look inside the house

Enjoy highlights of the art collections and house with our online trails, films and virtual room tours. You can even get up close to artworks with your smartphone from the comfort of your armchair at home.

Explore Waddesdon virtually here>