Filming

House exterior

The Manor was built to replicate the style of a French renaissance chateau in Loire, with twin sweeping circular staircases, high turrets and ornate windows, it's unique architecture makes it the perfect backdrop for both photographic purposes and filming.

House interior

A view of the dining room from the east

A view of the dining room from the east

The house, known for entertaining guests and lavish house parties has exquisite interiors with unique decor and gilding.

Gardens

The beautiful Parterre on the south front of the manor © Richard Byrant

The beautiful Parterre on the south front of the manor

The Gardens offer victorian style on the Parterre or wider open spaces with statues, fountains, grand avenues, a small lake and a real working Aviary.

Don't miss

  • Explore the grounds and take in the changing colours © Photo by Derek Pelling

    Wider estate

    With over seven miles of quiet private roads, stunning views & the absence of commercial flig...

  • Waddesdon champagne bottles © ¬©Waddesdon Manor, The National Trust

    Wine cellars

    Housing more that 10,000 bottles of wine,  the Cellars feature historical vaults.

  • The perfect place to have your special day, Waddesdon © Waddesdon, The Rothschild Collection (National Trust) Photo: John Bigelow Taylor

    The Dairy

    Restored from a former dairy farm, the buildings are set in beautiful private grounds beside a se...

Filming highlights

  • Sherlock Holmes 2
  • BBC Bargain Hunt
  • ITV Downtown Abbey
  • GQ magazine photoshoot
  • James Bond : Never Say Never Again
  • ITV Midsummer Murders
  • The Queen
  • BBC Countryfile
  • BMW photoshoot for Daily Telegraph
  • American Vogue photoshoot

Contact us

A view of the South front from the air

A view of the South front from the air

For all filming enquiries please contact Suzy Barron at suzy.barron@nationaltrust.org.uk, 01296 653232.

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