Visitors walking around the grounds

Your visit

Opening times

All visitors must pre-book their visit.

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Visitors are reminded that the law now stipulates that visitors may only visit or interact in a group of up to six people (unless visiting in a household or support bubble which is larger than 6). Please do not make arrangements to meet others at Waddesdon which will exceed this new ‘Rule of 6’.

October half-term, open Mon 26 Oct – Sun 1 Nov (inc Monday and Tuesday)

The Grounds, House (ground-floor only), Manor Shop, Aviary, Woodland Playground, Coach House Gallery and Roses from my Garden exhibition, and our food-to-go catering outlets, open 10am-5pm.
Note: Manor Restaurant is open for pre-booked afternoon teas only.

Grounds: 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun

Sunset through trees in winter

Opens 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun
Note: with strict capacity limits on our shuttle buses there will not be space for every visitor, so please come prepared for a 20 minute uphill walk to the gardens via a woodchip pedestrian footpath.

House: 11am-3.30pm, Wed-Sun

The dining room with decorated table and ornate chandeliers


From Wed 16 Sept we are offering a free, short, ground-floor route to give visitors a chance to see inside the Manor for the first time this year. Entry is free with pre-booked grounds tickets and will be offered on a first come basis between 11am-3.30pm.


Our shops: 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun

Wine shop interior

Find unique and exclusive items based on our collection and a selection of Rothschild wines:

Manor shop: 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun
Online shop: always open>

Woodland Playground: 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun

Woodland Playground

Please maintain social distancing, wash hands and use sanitiser before using the playground.

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Roses from my Garden, 11am-5pm, Wed-Sun

Coach House Gallery

Nick Knight is a British fashion photographer. In this exhibition his large-scale, painterly photographs display the rose as an enduring symbol of beauty.


North front lit at night during Christmas

Christmas at Waddesdon

The whole property will be closed to set up for Christmas 2-13 November 2020

Christmas closure, 24-26 Dec 2020