Group visits to Waddesdon Manor

A group visiting Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Whether you're visiting for a whole day or a half a day, there's always something new to see. Your group will have a wonderful day out with surprises around every corner.

Group admission & prices

To get our group visit rate, your group needs to be 15 or more people, paid in total 14 days before your visit. We're open Wed-Sun each week from 22 March 2017 to 2 January 2018. Bachelors' Wing included in house entry open Wed-Fri only.

Grounds
Group adult £7
Group child £3.50
National Trust & Art Fund members Free

House & grounds
Group adult £14
Group child £7
National Trust & Art Fund members Free

Multimedia guide
£3, available on the day on first-come first-served basis. In English, French, German and Mandarin.

Payment
Full payment must be made 14 days in advance of your visit for everything booked.

You can pay by: Credit/Debit card over the hone. Bank Transfer (BACs). Pro Forma on request. One cheque made payable to 'The Rothschild Foundation'. Please post for the attention of group bookings.

Arrival & access

Enjoy designated coach parking for your group
Bring your group to Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire

By coach
Your coach will be directed to the North Fountain to park (100m from the house front) where a Visitor Service Assistant will greet you with your pre-booked tickets.

By car
After parking, go to the Welcome Pavilion where the organiser will collect your pre-booked tickets before boarding the Waddesdon bus to the North Fountain (100m from the house front).

Mobility assistance
Our mobility assistance vehicle, with space for up to 7 passengers, runs from the North Fountain to the front of the house when we're open to help the less able walkers.

Food & drink

We know that most groups want to eat together and to ensure this is possible we offer a range of advance booking options for groups in our atmospheric Manor Restaurant.

Coffee on arrival
In the Manor Restaurant from 10am-11.30am
See the menu PDF

Lunch menu
Lunch sittings at 12pm or 2pm
See the menu PDF

Afternoon tea menu
Afternoon tea sittings at 3.45pm or 4.15pm
See the menu PDF

Presentations & tours

Enjoy presentations and tours as part of your group visit
A Waddesdon chef making macaroons for the manor restaurant

Manor kitchen discovery talk
Discover what life was like in Waddesdon's historic kitchens. 10.30am arrival with dainty pastries at 10.45am: 45 minutes. £8 each (£120 minimum).

Guided tours of the house
Uncover one part of the house in more detail, such as the ground floor, first floor & Bachelors' Wing: 45 minutes. £5 each (£70 minimum).

Garden tours
A tour featuring the Manor gardens and Water Garden: 45 . £4 each (£60 minimum).

Cellar tours
Tasting 2 wines £7 each (£98 minimum). Tasting 3 wines £10 each (£140 minimum). Tutored and bespoke wine tastings on request. 

Audio-visual presentations
Take a closer look at a particular aspect of the Rothschild Collection. £4 each (£60 minimum). 

Windmill Hill Tours
Visit the architecturally stunning Rothschild Archive and Flint House on the Waddesdon estate: 2 hours £32 non-National Trust members and £25 National Trust members (£256 minimum).

Group benefits

  • group rate for house and gardens entry
  • pre-booked timed tickets for the house
  • optional presentations and talks available (additional costs involved)
  • audio tour available (£3 per person)
  • choice of lunch and afternoon tea menus
  • coach drop-off in front of the house
  • free coach parking
  • refreshment voucher for your coach driver
" Every aspect of a day out at this attraction reflects quality. Staff continue Ferdinand de Rothschild's tradition of excellent hospitality by providing a first class visitor welcome, removing any possibility of threshold fear created by this magnificent home in the style of a French Château."
- Judge's comments, VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017

How to contact us

Our group bookings team are always happy to help. Please get in touch.
By phone: 01296 653209
By email (mon-fri, 10am-5pm): groups@waddesdon.org.uk
By post to: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH