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How to get here
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: 12 miles
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: 6 miles
For times and fares please visit www.chilternrailways.co.uk or telephone 08456 005 165 Mon-Fri, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
If you are travelling by train, remember to pick up the Chiltern Railways Days Out guide for your 2FOR1 gardens offer. You can also download the 2FOR1 voucher from www.daysoutguide.co.uk/w/waddesdon-manor-gardens.aspx
If you are travelling in a group of 3 or 4, then buy a GroupSave ticket from any staffed ticket office. With GroupSave 3 or 4 people can travel together Off-Peak for the price of 2 adults. Terms & Conditions apply. See Chiltern Railways website for details www.chilternrailways.co.uk
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. The driveway to the manor is approx two miles long with some steep inclines. When you arrive, you can safely leave your bike in the car park.
From London (allow 1.5 hours 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 1.5 hours 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 45 mins)
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 45 mins)
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.
Regular taxis run from both Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale Parkway and Bicester. We recommend Village Cars: 01296 651048 and Fosters: 01296 488443 and Alpha Taxis: 07949 903577.
British Heritage chauffeur tours:
For bespoke personal guided chauffeur tours, including visits to Waddesdon Manor, please visit www.bhctours.co.uk
Using a sat nav?
Waddesdon Manor: HP18 0JH
(the entrance to Waddesdon Manor is via Silk Street)
The Dairy: HP18 0JW
The Five Arrows Hotel: HP18 0JE
Windmill Hill: HP18 0JZ
Please find a link to our Gardens Map which you can download before your visit to help you find your way around - Gardens Map
Please note we only allow Assistance Dogs in the House or Grounds at Waddesdon Manor. All other dogs are not allowed.