Blenheim Palace Park

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

A palace in name and nature, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

Blenheim Palace

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Key Information

  • Free for members
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Getting Here
  • Opening Times
  • Admission
  • Group Visits
  • Educational Visits
  • Accessibility

With its own special place in Britain’s history, Blenheim Palace is a true national treasure which brings wonder, delight and discovery to all who visit.

Home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, this masterpiece of 18th century baroque architecture boasts over 300 years of history.

As a World Heritage Site, Blenheim is surrounded by more than 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped Parkland and Formal Gardens.

Not only an iconic part of history, Blenheim Palace is a living and changing experience with a wealth of events, themed tours and exhibitions throughout the year.

Whatever your idea of the perfect day out, Blenheim Palace has it all. With an unrivalled combination of fascinating history, breath-taking surroundings and engaging events, tours and exhibitions, we guarantee an experience to be treasured.

Please check the website for further information, admission times and details about special events.

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Forthcoming events at Blenheim

Remember, special events are excluded from free entry for members

  • Prior to the early 18th century, before Blenheim Palace was built, the grounds were used as a royal hunting ground and deer park.
  • The site is also home to largest collection of ancient oaks trees with the ‘The King Oak’ estimated to be over 1000 years old.
  • In 1914, Blenheim Palace was used as a convalescence hospital for wounded soldiers during WWI.

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