Contemporary art & architecture tour

Join us for a tour of Flint House and Windmill Hill Archive.

  • Booking essential

This is your chance to see exquisite interiors and artworks of two pieces of contemporary architecture on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House. Tours of each building will take approximately 25 minutes and you'll be taken by bus around the estate.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £25.00
    Tour only
  • Adult £40.00
    Tour with Afternoon Tea or Lunch

The basics

Booking details
Call 01296 820414
£3 fee applies to phone bookings. Book online for free.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at Windmill Hill Archive. Tours last approximately 25 minutes.
Visitors who wish to go into the main Grounds or House will need to purchase additional tickets. Please note arrival times at the Visitor Car Park are 15 minutes before the tour time. Once you’ve registered your arrival at the Welcome Pavilion you’ll be taken by bus around the estate. 10.45 for 11am tour with lunch. 11.15 for 11.30am tour. 1.45 for 2pm tour with afternoon tea. 2.15 for 2.30pm tour. Discover a different side of Waddesdon with a tour of contemporary art and architecture at the Windmill Hill Archive and the award-winning Flint House. Both buildings are in idyllic settings on the Waddesdon estate and this is a chance to explore them and enjoy their collections, including work by Anish Kapoor, Edmund de Waal, Sarah Lucas, Julian Opie and even a site-specific commission by Richard Long.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 September 2019 11:00 - 14:30 Available
18 October 2019 11:00 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Box office
Call 01296 820414

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