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Blenheim Palace

Woodstock OX20 1PP, England
+44 800 849 6500
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Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill,, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover. This World Heritage Site is set within more than 2000 acres of Parkland landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, and the Palace itself houses some of the finest collections of antique furniture in Europe.Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is Britain's Greatest Palace and offers visitors a precious time, every time.
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Woodstock OX20 1PP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Blenheim Palace is a beautiful place to visit. I walked through the palace but didn’t go into the gardens because it was so cold. I especially enjoyed going through the Winston Churchill exhibition; really interesting and inspiring man. The only complaint I have is the...More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed yesterday

Took advantage of their kind invitation to Walk the grounds of Blenheim with the lights erected for Christmas. Thankfully we are fit and able to walk through the woods etc. felt it would not be suitable for the less able. That said our party enjoyed...More

Thank Rizzo999
Reviewed yesterday

Loved the formal gardens, followed by a fantastic Christmas light walk through the woods and along the lake. Could someone please tell me if the Santa was a hologram? Well worth the visit and entrance fees. ,

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are two very large Christmas trees in the main hall of the palace with lovely decorations. Also lots more as you walked around the ground floor. The Churchill exhibition has been revamped since we last visited. The temporary art exhibits weren’t to my taste...More

Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a day trip to Blenheim Palace in February and it was an absolutely amazing visit. The grounds are vast and lovely - covered with sheep which is very idyllic. True the entry price is steep but the insight and grounds are well...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were part of a pre.booked coach trip but our organiser still had to collect the tickets which were printed individually by a girl left on her own so she was a bit stressy. We then went straight for lunch near the main shop to...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Illuminated Christmas trail was unsuitable for wheelchair users, despite local assurance it was. The paths were gravel, cobbled stones and steep in parts, the terrain very difficult for my partner pushing and spoilt my enjoyment of the display. I wished they’d been honest when...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Blenheim for the first time on Saturday with our children and grand children. Six adults and 4 children under 5 plus onsite parking for 2 cars cost around £120 and it was worth the money. The event consists of a small fair in...More

Thank Parish56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don’t wont to spoil the delights by telling readers the details but you must go!!! If your travelling a distance to get here it’s worth doing a visit to the palace too

Thank Kazharford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the Christmas light trail this evening, and it was absolutely spectacular! Very intricately and thoughtfully put together. It has plenty of toilets and food/drink stalls around the trail to keep you going on a cold evening. Plus at the entrance there is a...More

Thank Madda4life
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Sally W
12 December 2017|
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Response from Parish56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we saw the park and ride about a mile away and it was very busy so, yes, that would an option for you. I am afraid I am not familiar with the area as this was our first visit to Blenheim so cannot advise on parking in... More
27 November 2017|
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Response from DavidBunyan | Reviewed this property |
Yes the craft fare is an annual four day event usually mid November,whilst the lights run from late November pre bookable in advance until 01 January. The annual Blenheim pass gives you a discount and a family ticket advance... More
23 October 2017|
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Response from BlenheimPalace1 | Property representative |
Hello! We have hard-standing gravel car parks; one five minutes' walk from the Palace and the other at the Pleasure Gardens (large enough to park over 300 cars). Overflow parking during busy events is located in a field ten... More