Renaissance-style château was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to
display his outstanding collection of art treasures and to entertain the
fashionable world. The 45 rooms on view combine the highest quality
French furniture and decorative arts from the 18th century with superb
English portraits and Dutch Old Masters. The Victorian garden is
considered one of the finest in Britain with its parterre, seasonal
displays, fountains and statuary. At its heart lies the aviary, stocked
with species once part of Baron Ferdinand's collection. Visit the new
contemporary art gallery in the Coach House at the Stables. Note: managed by a Rothschild family charitable trust. House entrance by timed tickets only.
- See one of the finest collections of Sèvres porcelain.
- Marvel at Marie-Antoinette's writing desk.
- Discover contemporary sculptures in the gardens.
events and free activities, children's quiz/trail, wine tastings,
Christmas opening and events, garden workshops, plant centre. Visit
www.waddesdon.org.uk for more information. Dogs: assistance dogs only
Making the most of your day
Get in touch
01296 653226 Fax: 01296 653212
Gift Aid Admission (Standard Admission prices in brackets) House and gardens weekends: adult £17 (£15.40), child £13 (£11.70). House and gardens weekdays: adult £15 (£13.60), child £11 (£10). Gardens weekends: adult £8 (£7.20), child £4.50 (£4). Gardens weekdays:
adult £6.50 (£5.90), child £3.50 (£3.10). Admission free for children
in August. To visit the house a grounds ticket must be purchased. All
visitors require a timed ticket for the house, bookable up to 24 hours
in advance from the booking office, open Monday to Friday 10 to 3 on
01296 653226 (£3 booking fee per transaction) or free online at www.waddesdon.org.uk. There are a limited number of house tickets and they sell out on busy days, especially weekends and throughout December