Both inside and out, the displays take inspiration from the wondrous festivals and celebrations conjured up by Waddesdon's treasured artworks - there is something for everyone at the Christmas Carnival.
- Booking essential
- Admission applies
Bring the whole family and share a festive day out gazing at the decorated house, exploring our biggest ever Christmas Fair, indulging in celebratory foods and shopping for gifts. From dusk, the grounds will come to life with a new light show created by the Guildhall School, projected onto the Stables and inspired by the objects, architecture and gardens of Waddesdon. Beyond the Aviary you'll discover a playful light trail, and the Manor's facade will also be bathed in light.
Event ticket prices
Adult £12.00Grounds only
Adult £5.00National Trust House
Adult £27.00Grounds & house
Child £13.50Grounds & house
Child £6.00Grounds only
Child £2.50National Trust House
What is Gift Aid?
Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.
Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:
- Gift Aid Admission
- Standard Admission
If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.
Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.
An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:
|Amount paid by visitor||£11.00||£10.00|
|Tax refund from Government*||£2.75||£0.00|
|Total received by the National Trust||£13.75||£10.00|
*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.
TICKETS: Grounds ticket required to visit the House. Entry via timed ticket (inc National Trust members). TO BOOK: In advance online for free at waddesdon.org.uk or call 01296 820414 (£3 booking fee). USEFUL INFO: Advance house tickets booking essential at weekends and public/school holidays and Christmas. SUMMER FEST WEEKEND: on 6 & 7 July 2019 there will be an additional charge for all, including National Trust members - in advance Adult: £3, Child: £1.50, Family: £7.50 and on the day Adult: £5, Child: £2.50, Family: 12.50 (please see pricing grid for total charge - booking available from late Feb 2019). AT CHRISTMAS: Addtional charges apply for all visitors, including National Trust, Art Fund and RHS members - these will be displayed later in the year. ACCESSIBILITY: Accompanying carers receive free entry to house and grounds.
- Booking details
- Call 01296 820414
- £3 admin fee for telephone bookings. Book online for Free
- Suitable for children
- Dogs on leads are welcome.
- Meeting point
- Suitable for all
- See www.waddesdon.org.uk/christmas-2018-prices/ for all ticket prices