Waddesdon Manor

Grounds visits this spring

Waddesdon is open Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm (last admission 3pm). Advance booking essential.

Tickets for 14 April onwards, with the Aviary and shop open and buses operating again, are available to book.

Safety is our priority, please respect other visitors by maintaining social distance and Government guidance on social mixing for the date of your visit.

All visitors, including National Trust members who have free admission, need to book an arrival time slot.

Book tickets

Takeaway food and drink will be available. Toilets are open.

The House, cellars and indoor restaurant and cafe are currently closed.

Our re-opening plans

We’re looking forward to welcoming more of you back to Waddesdon over the next few months. Here’s our proposed roadmap to re-opening, which is subject to change if Government guidelines alter.

Stage 1 – from Wed 31 March

• Gardens – summer opening hours Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm

Stage 2 – from Wed 14 April

• The Aviary
• Manor Gift and Wine shop
• Shuttle buses – pre-booking essential

Stage 3 – from Wed 19 May

• Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden exhibition in the Coach House gallery
• Indoor catering
• Gradual re-opening of rooms in the House – timed admissions, pre-booking essential
• Five Arrows Hotel – bar, restaurant and rooms, Wed-Sun


New online events

Discover more about Waddesdon and what makes it special in a new programme of live online talks and tours, from our Jewish connections to tips on garden design.

See online events>


Our shop is open and delivering orders

Our online shop offers an unrivalled range of Rothschild wines, selection cases.

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Waddesdon's gardens online


Navigate rooms virtually



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The Five Arrows

The White Drawing Room wedding ceremony set up. Photo Stuart Bebb © The National Trust, Waddesdon Manor.