Visitors walking around the grounds

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Opening times

We will be opening Waddesdon’s Grounds to give you an opportunity for local exercise in the fresh air from 6 January, Wednesday – Sunday, 10am-4pm

Following the latest Government lockdown regulations, we are amending our opening hours from 6 Jan we will now be open from 10am-4pm (last admission 2pm). This is to provide local people with an opportunity to exercise in the fresh air on their own, with their household/bubble or with one person from another household.

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All visitors must pre-book their visit.

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Grounds: 10am-4pm, Wed-Sun

Two mothers walking with buggies in the grounds at Waddesdon


Open for local exercise in the fresh air.

The shuttle buses are not currently operating, so please come prepared for a 20-minute uphill walk to the gardens via a woodchip pedestrian path.

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Takeaway food and drink: 10am-4pm, Wed-Sun

Gloved hands clasp steaming hot chocolate

Manor Restaurant: closed
Stables Café: closed

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Aviary: CLOSED

Aviary garden in autumn


Please refrain from touching the metal flight cages that house the birds.

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Woodland Playground: 10am-4pm, Wed-Sun

Woodland Playground

Please maintain two metre social distancing, step off the narrow path where necessary, wash hands and use sanitiser before using the playground.

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The dining room with decorated table and ornate chandeliers


The House and Wine Cellars are currently closed.