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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1PP

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Attraction notes

Age restrictions: Children are 3-16 Years Of Age. Children under 3 FREE

Opening hours: The park is open from 9am, the Gardens From 10am and the Palace from 10:30am with last entry at 4:45pm. The Park closes at 6pm. Additional closures may occur.

Pick up point: Please present your booking confirmation with the QR code upon arrival at Blenheim Palace.In line with their Green Tourism Gold aware - this is a paperless venue. Visitors do not need to print tickets, the admission team will scan the QR code on the booking confirmation.

Important info: Car parking on site is included within your entrance ticket price, there is no additional cost for existing ticket holders.The Car Park is a five-minute walk from the Palace__Disabled Access__Where possible Blenheim Palace make provisions to ensure the site is accessible for wheelchair, mobility scooter and buggy users.Wheelchairs and single-person mobility scooters are available to hire from the Access Desk. To pre-book a wheelchair or scooter for your visit, please contact our Customer Service team who will reserve one for you. Please book at least 24 hours in advance, as availability is limited.Blenheim scooters are not available to take inside the Palace. They do however, offer a wheelchair transfer for anyone who needs to use one inside the Palace.Wheelchairs and scooters will follow a strict cleaning routine between uses.There is a lift into the Palace state rooms, and into the Orangery restaurant, for wheelchair and scooter access. The maximum weight in these lifts is 200kg for safety reasons. Guests are welcome to transfer to a wheelchair, if possible, and have their scooter sent up separately.The new accessible route to the Formal Gardens is through the West Courtyard, please ask a member of staff for directions. Please follow the signs for the accessible and step free access routes through the Formal Gardens.Some of our park walks cover uneven terrain and suitable footwear should be worn.

Blenheim Palace

__History__Blenheim Palace was built between 1705 and 1733 for John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough to celebrate victory over the French at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704, which is how the Palace got its name.

Over the past 300 years Blenheim Palace has been the home of the Dukes of Marlborough, but has also been used for many other purposes, including a hospital for wounded soldiers, a home and school for evacuees, a base for MI5, and today is a popular filming location and spectacular venue for weddings and events.

In 1950, the 10th Duke of Marlborough opened Blenheim Palace to the public for the first time, and since then millions of visitors have passed through its doors and the Palace is established as one of the best heritage attractions in the UK.

__The Palace__ Take an audio tour of the State Rooms and admire the portraits, tapestries and exquisite furniture while learning about the 300-year history of this National Treasure.

Visit the Churchill Exhibition and learn all about the life of the great Prime Minister through photographs, extracts from his diaries, artefacts and a number of other elements.

Then visit our Stables Exhibition and discover the importance of horses at Blenheim through the centuries.

Gain an insight into the lives of the family that have lived at Blenheim Palace, their guests and household staff with one of three tours of the Private Apartments.

The ‚??Upstairs‚?? tour includes the Palace‚??s Bedrooms and the ‚??Downstairs‚?? tour showcases the staff areas.

__The Park & Formal Gardens__ Explore this World Heritage Site amongst over 2000 acres of parkland landscaped by one of the UK‚??s most famous landscape architects, Lancelot ‚??Capability‚?? Brown.

Take a stroll up to the Grand Cascades or around the lake to admire some of the finest views in England, looking out for the historical monuments in the grounds, including the Column of Victory and Grand Bridge.

Discover the array of Formal Gardens, including the Rose Garden, Churchill Memorial Garden, Water Terraces and Secret Garden.

A short miniature train ride away from the Palace is the Walled Garden, which boasts a Giant Hedge Maze, Butterfly House, Lavender Garden and an exhibition about how the Gardens have been used and maintained throughout the Palace‚??s history.

__Events & Experiences__ Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living, changing experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events, themed exhibitions, and tours on offer all year.

The busy events calendar includes firm favourites such as Christmas at Blenheim Palace, Halloween and The Flower Show.

__Shop & Eat__ Blenheim Palace has a variety of cafés and restaurants on site serving everything from informal coffee and cake to luxury afternoon teas, three-course lunches and more.

Every delectable dish is made in house using fresh, locally sourced ingredients and with seasonal specials on offer each month, there is always something new to try.

Enjoy a two or three course lunch or Champagne Afternoon Tea in the stunning setting of The Orangery.

Alternatively, try the Oxfordshire Pantry or Stables Café for coffee, cake, sandwiches, pastries and hot meals.

The Walled Garden Pizzeria is the perfect place to enjoy delicious handmade pizzas, tasty salads and hot or cold refreshments after exploring.

Spend some time in the award-winning East Courtyard Shop and treat yourself to some of the fabulous items available for purchase, including locally produced crafts, luxurious gifts, and many ranges that are exclusive to Blenheim Palace.

Whether you are searching for gifts for loved ones or a treat for yourself, Blenheim Palace‚??s exclusive shops promise something special for everybody.

__Adventure Play__Ideal for families who want to come and join in the fun whilst exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site, visitors can claim their free visit when booking and let the kids' imaginations run wild in the series of immersive interconnecting zon

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Blenheim Palace

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Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1PP

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