Whether travelling by car, train, bus or bicycle, find out how to get to us ...


(For sat nav please use postcode HP18 0JH the entrance to Waddesdon Manor is via Silk Street)

From London (allow 1.5hours from central London)
Take M40 to Junction 7.  Turn right towards Thame.  At first roundabout take second exit towards Aylesbury.  At next roundabout take first exit towards Long Crendon.  In Long Crendon turn right towards Chearsley and Waddesdon.  In Chearsley, as the road swings to the right, go straight ahead into Winchendon Road towards Waddesdon.  Continue until T-junction with A41.  Turn left into Waddesdon village.

From Birmingham (allow 1.5hours from Birmingham centre)
Take M40 to Junction 9.  Take A34 towards Bicester.  At first roundabout, take second exit towards Aylesbury.  At next roundabout, continue on A41 towards Aylesbury.  Continue for about 10 miles and enter Waddesdon village.

From Oxford (allow 45mins)
Take A34 to Bicester.  At roundabout take second exit towards Aylesbury.  At next roundabout continue on A41 towards Aylesbury.  After 10 miles you will enter Waddesdon village.  The Manor is signposted.

From Milton Keynes (allow 45mins)
Take A5 towards Dunstable.  Take A4146 to Leighton Buzzard.  At Leighton Buzzard follow signs to Aylesbury on A418.  In Aylesbury follow signs to Bicester and Banbury on A41.  Continue for about 5 miles and enter Waddesdon village.


London Marylebone to Aylesbury 
A regular train service runs from Marylebone to Aylesbury. You'll need to take a taxi to Waddesdon - there are usually plenty outside the station.
Distance to Waddesdon: 6.5miles

London Marylebone to Aylesbury Vale Parkway
As this station is located on the A41 north of Aylesbury, you won't need to drive into Aylesbury.  You'll need to pre-book a taxi to bring you to Waddesdon.
Distance to Waddesdon: 4miles

If you are travelling by train, you can also download a 2FOR1 gardens voucher from www.daysoutguide.co.uk/w/waddesdon-manor-gardens.aspx

For groups of 3 or 4, then buy a GroupSave ticket from the Station.  With GroupSave travel together Off-Peak for the price of 2 adults.  See Chiltern Railways website for details.

Chiltern Railways LogoFor all rail times and fares and discounts please visit www.chilternrailways.co.uk or telephone 08456 005 165 Mon-Fri, 8.30am to 5.30pm.


Arriva the Shires bus no 16/17 runs from Aylesbury to Waddesdon village. From there, you will have to walk the length of the two-mile entrance, which is a steep hill.

For times and fares, please visit www.arrivabus.co.uk or telephone 0871 200 2233.


Aylesbury Vale Parkway station makes it easier to travel to Waddesdon by bike.  From the station  turn left onto the A41 towards Bicester - this is a busy road, with no designated cycle lane.
Follow the A41 into the village of Waddesdon, approx six miles. Waddesdon Manor main entrance is just past the Five Arrows hotel on your left-hand side.  When you arrive, please follow the signs to the car park, to arrange your gardens admission.

By taxi:
Regular taxis run from both Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Bicester.  We recommend Village Cars: 01296 651048, Fosters: 01296 488443 and Alpha Taxis: 07949 903577.

British Heritage chauffeur tour

For bespoke personal guided chauffeur tours, including visits to Waddesdon Manor, please visit www.bhctours.co.ukBritish Heritage Chauffeur Tours Logo