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Surrounded by views of Oxfordshire, the Chilterns Hills, the Vale of Aylesbury and just a train ride away from London, Waddesdon Manor, is an ideal place for relaxing with family and friends. Explore this French Renaissance-style chateau built by...more
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Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived at 10.00 and parked in the massive car park then on to the free shuttle bus (every 5 minutes) Arriving at the house we were not prepared for such grandeur, timed house tour was 12.00 so we had time to do the gardens and...More

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got on a free bus at the car park that runs every 5 minutes up to the main house. You can walk if you want. It takes about 20 minutes. Spectacular view as you go up the long drive of the house. You need...More

Thank glynis j
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its a beautiful property set in magnificent grounds. It is a pity that they have such poor customer service. Their policy on handbag size is not clear. Some people were allowed in with tote bags and large handbags. Others like myself with medium bags had...More

Thank AHodnette
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just our luck one of the hottest day of the year, having read the reviews which complained about the hill, we walked up and any unfit person would manage it with ease, because we had brought our dear Hound we had to look round the...More

Thank Cyberhopper
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not our first visit to this National Trust property and definitely not our last. Pleased that dogs are now permitted. Only three areas not available which did not spoil our experience. It is the perfect wow factor and we'll worth the stop. Magnificent gardens. Well...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been wanting to visit for sometime, we weren't disappointed. A huge car park and a free shuttle bus up to the house. Recommend using it on the way up as it is a 20min walk uphill, we walked back down after our visit. The...More

Thank Cookiescot
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful day out, by far the best National Trust property we have been to and we have been to many. The whole place is outstanding, such a variety of objects on display, wonderful gardens, a wine cellar to explore. Unlike some other NT...More

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Oh my, what a place. Ferdinand Rothchild and his sister Alice certainly know what opulence is !!. The place is full of priceless paintings, porcelain, silver, furniture and just absolutely full of the most interesting collectables. This indeed was the place to visit during the...More

1  Thank juliaelizabethann
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, so glad you enjoyed your day at Waddesdon! Sounds like you had a great visit, hope you'll come back again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing this in the National Trust book, we had to make a special trip to see this fascinating building. It was amazing. The whole property and the grounds are a must see. A very enjoyable Saturday spent in the house and grounds. Drinks were...More

1  Thank SteveMRochester
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5 star review, so glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the beautiful waddesdon Manor on Sunday as we quite often do as the Manor house and grounds are some of the most beautiful anywhere in the country but as a treat we decided to have afternoon tea in the Manor restaurant wow wow...More

Thank Mary H
WaddesdonManor, Marketing at Waddesdon Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Mary, thank you so much for your 5 star review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to Waddesdon and were so impressed with the Afternoon Tea! We will pass on your praise to the catering team. Hope to see you back at Waddesdon again...More

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Richard W
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
No flashing light it just moves and flows along the building it's very pretty.
May 29, 2018|
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Response from WaddesdonManor | Property representative |
Yes you can bring scooters with you for the children.
Joanna B
May 14, 2018|
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Response from WaddesdonManor | Property representative |
We have a large visitor car park, and operate a shuttle bus system up to the Manor. Or there is a 15 minute walk to the house.