Important notice -

The grounds will be open for visitors Mon 25-Tue 26 Oct, the House will be closed.

A Rothschild House and Gardens

Meet the elephants of Waddesdon


What's on

Dates for your diary

Waddesdon Manor illuminated in colour

Christmas at Waddesdon 

Bring the family and share a festive day out. See the gardens come alive with colour, indulge in celebratory foods and shop for gifts. 13 Nov 2021 - 3 Jan 2022, Wed-Sun. All visitors, including National Trust members, must book Grounds tickets in advance.


Eating and shopping




Our work

A feathery resident of the Aviary at Waddesdon Manor

Listen to the sound of birdsong 

Our rare example of a working aviary housed in an historical structure has been restored to its full beauty and stocked with colourful birds, some of which are endangered. Discover how we are supporting the Begawan Foundation in Indonesia.



Ideas for Homeschooling

Explore Waddesdon from Home


Waddesdon's Video Collection

Take a look at our You Tube channel and discover more about the Rothschild collection. Learn what it takes to care for the house and gardens. Or find out about the exotic birds in our historic aviary, some of whom are on the critically endangered list.




Venue hire

The South Front at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Celebrate your special occasion with us 

Enjoy the vibrant modern design of Windmill Hill Archive Centre or the elegant formal rooms at the Dairy to create a relaxed atmosphere for meetings, conferences or weddings.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Waddesdon on the National Trust Collections website