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Tickets & Prices

Christmas at Waddesdon is now open Wed-Sun, 12noon-7pm (last entry 5pm)

All visitors, including National Trust members, must book a day and arrival time for Grounds Admission. You must arrive within your hourly arrival time slot on the day of your visit.

Included with your Christmas Grounds ticket

Christmas Fair, Winter Light trail, Manor Illuminations, Schools project work illuminating the trail on Miss Alice’s Drive, Illumination: Works by Leo Villereal exhibition in the Coach House Gallery

Note: the House will not be open this Christmas

Information for your visit

Visitor numbers are still reduced and all visitors, including National Trust members, must book an arrival time slot to help us manage numbers on site.

If there is a Government instruction to close, due to lockdown or changes to coronavirus regulations, Waddesdon and SeeTickets will contact all those with affected bookings in order to offer a change of visit date or a refund.

See Coronavirus, lockdowns and refund information

Prices

Christmas grounds admission – Off-Peak 13-26 Nov, 1-3 and 8-10 Dec

£17 adult, £8.50 child – every booking must include Grounds admission
National Trust: £5 adult, £2.50 child

Christmas grounds admission – Peak 27-28 Nov, 4-5 and 11 Dec – 3 Jan

£19.50 adult, £9.75 child – every booking must include Grounds admission
National Trust: £7.50 adult, £3.75 child

Under-5s: Free
Accompanying carers: Free

National Trust, Historic Houses, Art Fund members, RHS Grounds: Please bring a valid membership card with you to be checked.

Shuttle bus all-day tickets: £2 adult, £1 child

Premium Parking (when available) £15/£20

Tickets for Christmas and Winter Light cannot be exchanged or refunded

Please make sure that you have chosen the right date and time slot at the time of making your booking.

If you have queries about booking tickets please check the Customer Support Centre for answers to frequently asked questions.

Waddesdon at Christmas Ticketing Support Centre

Coronavirus

Covid-19 cancellations and refunds

If suffering from Covid-19 or self-isolation prevents you from making your planned visit to Waddesdon, you can request a refund, but must do so at least 48 hours before your planned visit.

Please send your booking confirmation email along with evidence of your Covid status to [email protected].

Where refunds are made, they will not include the £1-£1.50 transaction fee, which will be retained to go towards the costs of processing refunds.

Note that refunds may take up to 28 days and will be made to the card that was used to pay with, and could appear as several smaller credits rather than a single payment. The name on your statement will read TICKETS XXXXXXXX (your eight-digit order number) and will not say Waddesdon or National Trust specifically.

Cancellation of the event

Waddesdon at Christmas is an outdoor event. No refunds will be offered if visitors chose not to come due to bad weather. Only in exceptional circumstances, when snow, ice or high winds present dangers to our visitors, staff and volunteers will we consider cancelling the event. On such occasions, we will post a message on our website and contact all those whose bookings are affected.

If there is a Government instruction to close, due to lockdown or changes to coronavirus regulations, Waddesdon and SeeTickets will contact all those with affected bookings in order to offer a change of visit date or a refund.

If you do not receive a confirmation email and pdf tickets within an hour of making a booking, please check your spam folder. If you still can’t find them, please use the SeeTickets customer service web page to retrieve your booking.

Customer service web form

National Trust and Waddesdon staff are unable to check bookings, all requests must be made via SeeTickets.

Adding to your booking

If you have already ordered your timed Grounds admission and now want to add any adults, children or member visitors to your existing timed Grounds admission, please follow the instructions for Adding to your booking