Our grounds are now open Wed-Sun. All visitors must pre-book their visit.

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Visitor FAQs

Here are some helpful answers to frequently asked questions about visiting the house and grounds at Waddesdon.

On arrival

Where can I park>

How do I get from the car park to the Manor?

What time do the onsite shuttle buses run?

Can I take a pushchair on the bus?

Can I walk to the Manor from the car park?

Can I charge my electric vehicle?

Entry to the house

Why is entry to the house by timed ticket, and do I need a ticket?

What is the last entry time?

I'm a National Trust member, do I need a timed ticket for the house as well?

Can I book a timed ticket before my visit?

Is there a guided tour included with my house entry ticket?

How long does it take to see the house?

Why does the house close earlier than the grounds?

Is there an audio tour of the house available to hire?

What can I take into the house?

Can I take my bag into the house?

Can I take a drink or snack with me into the house?

It's a hot day and I don't think I'll make it around the house without my water?

Can I wear high-heeled shoes in the house?

Food and drink in the house

Can I take a drink or snack with me into the house?

It's a hot day and I don't think I'll make it around the house without my water?

Bringing young children/babies into the house

Can I bring a pram or pushchair into the house?

Can I feed or change my baby inside the house?

Can I carry my child on my shoulders within the house?

Photography in the house

Can I take photographs and videos of the exhibits?

Can I use phones/tablets within the house?

Accessibility in the house

Does the house have wheelchair access?

Are walking frames allowed within the house?

Food and drink

Where can I eat?

Can I bring a picnic to Waddesdon?

Grounds and gardens

Are dogs allowed into the grounds?

Where can I cycle?

Where am I allowed to smoke?