Christmas tickets plus Afternoon Teas

Due to limited capacity in the Manor Restaurant, many time slots are now sold out. There is good availability from 27 Dec-3 Jan
Please check coronavirus rules about limiting interaction with other households indoors, please check latest guidance before booking here.


1 - Select a date from the calendar
2 - Select the time for your Afternoon Tea, there are sittings between 12.30-6pm. This is the time you need to be at the Manor Restaurant where your table is booked for this time
3 - Next, book your Christmas admission ticket – please select the number adults/child in your party
4 - Afternoon Tea – select the number of Afternoon Tea tickets for adult £28 or child £15.50. Note a maximum of 6 can be purchased in any one order even if your household group is larger than 6 due to the size and spacing of our tables.
5 - Parking and Shuttle bus tickets – there are limited numbers of spaces for premium parking and shuttle bus seats, so we advise you book these along with your admission and tea


Arrive from 12noon on the day of your booking and browse the Christmas Fair, light trails and installations before arriving at the restaurant at the time of your booking.

Allow at least half an hour from the time of your arrival and parking at Waddesdon, to reach the Manor Restaurant for your Afternoon Tea booking.

You are welcome to stay until the Grounds close at 7.30pm. The last bus back to the car park will be at 7.30pm.

Please make a note of your booking order reference number at the bottom of the confirmation page.

Please select a date and time for your Afternoon Tea

No tickets available

Parking, Walking & Buses

All Grounds, bus and parking tickets must be pre-booked online for all visitors.

- Some bookable Premium Parking spaces are available in the private car park at the top of the hill
- There is limited capacity on our buses, please book all tickets with your admission
- Blue Badge parking is in the free Visitor Car Park
- Blue Badge holders and their carer must each book a bus ticket (no charge)
- Walking to the Manor takes about 25 minutes from the Free visitor car park (along a wood chip path which has a steep section – please wrap up warmly and wear suitably waterproof shoes)

Book in advance

- Our on-site ticket office is not open
- Alterations to the day and time of your booking are not possible, please check carefully before you book

During your visit

- Please do not visit if you or a member of your household, has been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or has symptoms
- Please arrive on time for your booked arrival slot; this is to manage capacities on site. You will not be admitted early if you arrive early
- Please bring and use hand sanitiser, and wash your hands frequently during your visit
- Please bring a face covering and use it in all indoor areas including the Christmas Fair, on buses, in Parallel the light installation at the Coach House, shops, food outlets and toilets.
- Please keep maintain 2m distance from other visitors wherever possible

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