Waddesdon Manor House and Garden

Activity code: WADD

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Highlights

  • Explore the French Renaissance-style chateau situated in Aylesbury
  • Take a look at the extensive treasure trove collected by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, among the finest collection in the world
  • Walk through the extensive gardens with plenty of family activities for families
  • The perfect day in the country
  • Tour the wine cellar, home to over 15,000 bottles

Description

Waddesdon Manor is one of the UK’s most underrated attractions. Built between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, the Neo-Renaissance style manor house was used as a weekend residence for entertaining extravagant guests as well as housing his impressive art collection.

A famous banking family, The Rothschild’s once had one of the largest private art collections in the world, and a significant proportion of art in the world’s public museums are Rothchild’s donations.

A prolific collector, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild developed in to one of the most renowned collectors of the 19th century, even amongst the Rothschild’s and is known for the abundance of family letters in which he is referred to as “curiosity-hunting…all over Europe”.

You’ll be able to explore Ferdinand’s impressive collection of rare artworks and artisan treasures on a self-guided tour taken at your own pace, as well as stroll through the spectacular and vast grounds, perfect for family activities.

Don’t forget to exchange your pre-paid House and Garden tickets for a timed ticket to the House from the Welcome Pavilion in the Visitor Car Park on arrival and before boarding the shuttle buses to the House
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Additional Information

What You Get


  • Entrance to Waddesdon Manor House and Gardens

What You Don’t Get


  • Transport to and from Waddesdon Manor
  • Refreshments
  • Audio guides – they can be purchased separately
  • Entrance to special events which require a separate entrance ticket
Please Note:
  • This ticket is for entry to Waddesdon Manor only, no transport is included
  • Tickets to Waddesdon Manor cannot be cancelled or amended
  • Visitors must exchange their pre-paid House and Garden tickets for a timed ticket to the House from the Welcome Pavilion in the Visitor Car Park on arrival and before boarding the shuttle buses to the House
  • You cannot enter the House without a timed ticket
  • Waddesdon Manor is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Schedule
Address: Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Bucks, HP18 0JH

Opening Times: Wednesday – Sunday
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