The house and grounds are closed until further notice to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Our online shop is open, taking and delivering orders.


Your visit

Tickets & Prices

Waddesdon has closed the whole property to meet government recommendations to minimise transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Bookings and refunds during the coronavirus outbreak

All events on site have been cancelled until the end of March due to meeting government recommendations to minimise transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Our box office team will be contacting those who have booked events in order to issue refunds, please be patient as this may take a few days.

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Online calendar and ticket booking

Contact our Box office team 01296 820414
Box office opening times: Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm)
(£3 phone booking fee applies). Book online for free 


£11 Adult, £5.50 Child, £27.50
Family (up to 2 adults + 3

National Trust members: Free
Under 5: Free
Accompanying carers: Free

Book grounds tickets

House & grounds

£21 Adult, £11.50 Child, £53.50
Family (up to 2 adults + 3
National Trust members: Free
Under 5: Free
Accompanying carers: Free

Book house tickets


(15 or more people, booked in advance)

Grounds only
£9 Group Adult, £4.50 Group Child
House & Grounds
£18 Group Adult, £9 Group

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School visits

Primary & Secondary school

£6 per pupil, plus entry

Education Group Membership
Free entry

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Information for your visit

Membership cards

Don’t forget to bring your National Trust, Art Fund or RHS membership card with you. Accompanying carers receive free entry.


  • ticket includes: gardens, aviary, woodland playground, wine cellars, stables café and shop
  • grounds ticket valid from 10am-4pm on the day of your visit

Note: grounds also open on Mon 17 & Tue 18 Feb and Mon 6, Tue 7 & Mon 13 April 2020.


  • you need to purchase a grounds ticket to visit the house
  • ticket includes: self-led tour of rooms inside the house and special exhibitions
  • to see the house fully recommended last ticket time 2.30pm
  • last entry to the ground floor is 3.10pm, and last entry to the first and second floor is 3.40pm
  • from 3.10pm onwards you may notice our House Stewards start the process of closing the house for the day
  • during busy weekends and holiday periods timed ticket slots for the house can sell out, so we suggest booking in advance

Note: house & grounds are also open on Mon 6, Tue 7 & Mon 13 April 2020.


Parking in our main car park is free and regular shuttle buses will transport you to the North Fountain or Stables and back to the car park. Visitors may also 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 for those booking House & Ground tickets. Please call the Box Office on 01296 820414 to make a reservations, Mar-Oct only. £15 per vehicle.
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Become a member of the National Trust at Waddesdon

When booking your ticket to Waddesdon online, you now have the option to become a member of the National Trust.

Receive free entry to over 500 special places including Waddesdon, free parking at most National Trust car parks, National Trust handbook full of ideas to plan a visit, National Trust magazine three times a year and regular newsletters to your inbox.

Here’s how:

  • first select the date you’d like to visit Waddesdon
  • at ‘Step 1’, click ‘show all ticket types’
  • choose ‘Join the National Trust on the day’, with options for both adult and child
  • proceed with your booking journey
  • on the day of your visit, upon completion of your membership form at our Welcome Pavilion, you’ll become a National Trust member

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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: 


Accompanying Carers

Free entry into the House and Grounds applies to accompanying carers.

National Trust members

Grounds and house tickets are free to National Trust members presenting a valid card. We suggest you book your house ticket in advance.

Summer Fest, Winter Light and some special exhibitions may attract a small additional charge for members. Membership does not include free admission to evening events including outdoor theatre, cinema and concerts.

National Trust members details

Under 5s

All children under 5 get in free and a child is classed as 5-17 years inclusive.

Partner concessions

RHS Partner Garden entry

Free entry for RHS members to the gardens. Applies to the cardholder only.
Frequently asked Partner Garden questions

Other accepted memberships

Art Fund members

Free entry to the house (excludes Christmas and some special exhibitions) and grounds with a National Art Pass. Applies to the cardholder only.
More about the National Art Pass