Christmas admission prices, opening dates and times for 2014.

All National Trust members admitted free to the House and Gardens.

Gardens, Aviary, Shops, Restaurants, Winter Light at Waddesdon

 Includes Wine Cellars open 11am-4pm (from 12 November).

12 Nov - 4 Jan 2015
(Including Mondays 22 & 29, Tuesdays 23 & 30 Dec).  Closed 24 - 26 December.
Wed-Sun 10.00am- 5.00pm
Adult: £8.00, Child: £4.00, Family: £20.00

East Wing & Bachelors' Wing decorated for Christmas & Gardens

12 Nov - 4 Jan 2015
(Including Mondays 22 & 29, Tuesdays 23 & 30 Dec).  Closed 24 - 26 December.
Wed-Sun: 11am-4pm
Adult: £18.00, Child: £9.00

Winter Light at Waddesdon: Bruce Munro

12 Nov - 1 Jan 2014
Wed- Sun: 10am-5pm
(including Mon 23, Mon 30, Tues 31 Dec & Wed 1 Jan 2014)
Adult: £8.00, Child: £4.00, NT members FREE.

Outside in the Gardens we launch Winter Light at Waddesdon- a collection of six large-scale outdoor art installations by acclaimed British light artist Bruce Munro, following a trail around the Gardens. Join us each afternoon from 3pm-5pm, when the installation will be illuminated.

Late Night Openings
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 29 November to 29 December, Waddesdon Manor will be hosting a series of late night openings. Spend the afternoon viewing the stunning decorations in the House. As the light begins to fade make your way out to the gardens and explore the amazing trail around the six light installations created by Bruce Munro.
On these late night evenings Winter light at Waddesdon: Bruce Munro will be illuminated from 3pm to 8pm. Last gardens admission will be at 7.30pm, with the gardens, take-away outlets and shops closing at 8pm. The House will also be open on these evenings with last admission at 6.45-7pm.
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Please note that 'Tepees' features neon lights which flash and flicker constantly.


We are closed on 24, 25 & 26 December. The last day of the Christmas season is Wednesday 1 January, from the 2nd January 2014, the House will be closed until the start of the Main Season in March.

Please note that Gardens admisson must be purchased in order to purchase a House admission ticket. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance if you plan to only visit the Gardens, tickets can be purchased on arrival.

To guarantee entry especially over Christmas and Bank Holidays, we suggest you pre-book House entry tickets. To book call our booking office on 01296 653226, 10am-4pm, Mon-Sun (until Sunday 29 December) or Book Online 

Entry into the East Wing & Bachelors' Wing is on a timed ticket basis for both members and non-members of the National Trust. Tickets are available at 15 min intervals and may be purchased on the day of your visit, or booked in advance if you wish.  As the East Wing and Bachelors' Wing, closes at 4pm, we recommend last entry time to be 3.30pm to have enough time to enjoy the decorations. 

All tickets are non-refundable, this includes House entry, Gardens entry and Event tickets.

Gift vouchers are available to purchase for any amount and are valid for one year.  These can be used towards entry to the House and Gardens, an event, purchases in the Gift & Wine Shops, a meal in the Manor Restaurant or Stables Café, purchases at Waddesdon Plant Centre and for a meal or accommodation at The Five Arrows Hotel.

To purchase gift vouchers, please call the Booking Office on 01296 653226.

*Prices quoted include a voluntary Gift Aid donation of at least 10%.  You can choose to pay the standard admission prices, displayed at the property and at

Please note we only allow Assistance Dogs in the House and Gardens at Waddesdon Manor.  All other dogs are not allowed.