Tickets & Prices
We're delighted to be able to welcome visitors back to Waddesdon. The grounds, house (free, short ground-floor route), gardens, Aviary, woodland playground and Roses from my Garden free exhibition are now open. The wine cellars and restaurant remain closed.
Take away food is available from The Treaterie at the Stables, Woodland Café and Manor Courtyard Coffee Bar. The gift and wine shop, and toilets are open.
To operate safely we are limiting visitor numbers and require everyone to pre-book their tickets, including National Trust members and children of all ages.
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’.
We are running our shuttle buses between the car park, Manor and Stables, however, with strict capacity limits there will not be space on the buses for every visitor. Bus tickets will be valid for all journeys made on the day and should be purchased in advance with grounds admission. Blue Badge holders and their carer, may book space on the bus for no additional charge.
We expect most visitors will continue to walk the woodchip path to reach the Manor, which takes about 20 minutes and has some steep sections.
Alternatively, a limited number of Premium Parking spaces at the top of the hill and may be booked when booking tickets.
- Please select time of your arrival. This is to ensure we spread the arrival of visitors throughout the day and can manage bus capacities.
- You are welcome to stay until the Grounds close at 5pm.
- If you have a query about tickets you have booked online, please contact See Tickets, our online ticket partner who can help with confirmation emails or changes to your booking.
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We’d love you to support us by buying home-made take-away snacks and drinks from the Treaterie, Woodland Café and Coffee Bar, and wine and gifts from the Manor shop.
Those who know us well may be surprised to find our gardens are a little different at the moment.
£11 Adult, £5.50 Child,
£16.50 Family (1 adult + 3
children), or £27.50 (2 adults + 3 children), plus transaction fee
NT, Art Fund, HHA, RHS members: Free
Accompanying carers: Free
£1.50 Adult, £0.75 Child,
plus transaction fee
Tickets must be booked for all visitors including
Blue Badge holders & carer: Free
Primary & Secondary school
£6 per pupil, plus entry
Education Group Membership
Information for your visit
Don’t forget to bring your National Trust, Art Fund, Historic Houses or RHS membership card with you.
Accompanying carers receive free entry
Parking and buses
Parking in our visitor car park is free, there are Blue Badge and family spaces in the car park.
A limited capacity shuttle bus service is operating between the visitor car park, Manor and the Stables. There will not be space for every visitor on the buses, so bus tickets must be purchased in advance with Grounds admission for all visitors. Blue Badge holders and their carer, may book space on the bus for no additional charge.
Most visitors will need to walk to the Manor, this takes around 20 minutes and is on a woodchip path which is steep in places.
Premium parking is available at the top of the hill near the Manor’s North Fountain. £15 per vehicle. Please book this online with your tickets.
Other offers and vouchers
In these unprecedented times we are unable to accept any vouchers at our ticket offices. All tickets must be booked online in order to limit numbers on site and to manage visitor arrival times. If you have a 2-for-1 voucher you may email a photo of it to our enquiries team who will issue you with a booking code if it is valid. Vouchers are only valid during our main season for grounds admission until 1 November.
Unfortunately, Green Retreats and some newspaper and magazine vouchers can no longer be accepted.
Gift Aid prices and donations
Your support really makes a difference to us. All proceeds from admission tickets and events go towards the upkeep of Waddesdon Manor.
The Gift Aid admission scheme includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. If you’re a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid admission allows us to reclaim tax on the whole of the amount paid – an extra 25 per cent. An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth up to £3 to us. If you’d like to pay our standard entry rates these are displayed below, at our property and under (prices) at: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
National Trust members
Admission during our main season (March-October) is free for National Trust members, but must now be booked in advance and membership cards brought to be shown on entry.
Shuttle buses, Premium parking, Summer Fest, Winter Light and some special exhibitions may attract a small additional charge for all visitors including members. Membership does not include free admission to evening events including outdoor theatre, cinema and concerts.
All children under-5 get in free and a child is classed as 5-17 years inclusive. Admission and shuttle bus tickets must be booked in advance for children of all ages.
National Trust Gift Cards
We accept National Trust gift cards for purchases in our Shop, Manor Restaurant and Stables Café.
RHS Partner Garden entry
Free entry for RHS members to the gardens. Applies to the cardholder only. Shuttle buses, Premium parking, Summer Fest, Winter Light events and some special exhibitions may attract a small additional charge for all visitors including members. Select from ‘Concessions’ in online ticketing and bring your membership card with you.
Art Fund members
Free entry to the house and grounds with a National Art Pass. Applies to the cardholder only. Shuttle buses, Premium parking, Summer Fest, Winter Light events and some special exhibitions may attract a small additional charge for all visitors including members. Select from ‘Concessions’ in online ticketing and bring your membership card with you.
Historic Houses members
Free entry to the house and grounds with a Historic Houses membership. Applies to the cardholder only. Shuttle buses, Premium parking, Summer Fest, Winter Light events and some special exhibitions may attract a small additional charge for all visitors including members. Select from ‘Concessions’ in online ticketing and bring your membership card with you.
Where does my money go?
All ticket and donation income goes directly towards the upkeep, conservation and enhancement of the house, collections and landscape at Waddesdon, which we are committed to preserving for future generations to enjoy. We are very grateful to every visitor who helps us by purchasing an entry ticket, attending an event or donating via our Gift Aid admission scheme. Funds raised go towards a range of projects. For example, recent work includes the installation of a new disabled acesss lift in the Manor’s main entrance, conserving an important historical desk and restoring some of the artificial Pulham rockwork in the gardens.
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