North front with visitors

Your visit

Tickets & Prices

Entry to the house is by timed ticket for all visitors, including National Trust members.
2019 house tickets are now on sale online and over the phone.

Grounds ticket may be bought in advance or on the day and is valid for the whole day 10am-5pm. Advance booking for House tickets is advised.

Online calendar and ticket booking

Contact our Bookings team 01296 820414
(£3 phone booking fee applies). Book online for free

Tickets - buy in advance online or on the day from our Welcome Pavilion


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

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 children)
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 Group Child
House & Grounds
£18 Group Adult, £9 Group Child

See more & book

School visits

Primary & Secondary school workshops
£5 per pupil, plus entry

Education Group Membership
Free entry

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Important information


  • ticket includes: gardens, aviary, woodland playground, wine cellars, stables café and shop
  • grounds ticket valid from 10am-5pm on the day of your visit

Note: grounds also open on 22 Apr, 6, 27 & 28 May, 26 & 27 Aug, 28 & 29 Oct and 30 & 31 Dec. Additional charges for all visitors, including National Trust members, may apply 6-7 July. Closed 16 Nov-5 Jan 2019


  • 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 3.10pm
  • 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 also open on 22 Apr, 6, 27 & 28 May, 26 & 27 Aug and 30 & 31 Dec 2019

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: 

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

Book online

National Trust members

Grounds and house tickets (excludes Christmas, Feast and some special exhibitions) are free to National Trust members presenting a valid card. We suggest you book your free timed ticket for the house in advance.

National Trust members details

Accompanying Carers

Carers receive free entry to the House and Grounds

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

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