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Blenheim Palace

Type:Historic House / Palace

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

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Blenheim Palace is home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. A true masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace delivers an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. Discover the beauty of this World Heritage Site amongst over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and Formal Gardens. Ride the miniature train to The Pleasure Gardens, a dedicated family area that offers a giant hedge maze, butterfly house and adventure playground. Tours, exhibitions and events reveal the sheer splendour of Britain’s Greatest Palace.

Buy one day, get 12 months free so you can keep coming back to explore all that there is on offer.

Dogs are allowed in the Park and kept on a lead but not in the palace or gardens.

French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian and Chinese guides.

Guide Prices

Palace, Park and Gardens
Adult £26.00
Concession (Over-60s and students with valid ID.) £23.00
Child (Age 5-16. FREE for under 5s) £14.50
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £62.50

Park & Gardens Only
Adult £16.00
Concession (Over-60s and students with valid ID.) £13.00
Child (Age 5-16. Free for under 5s) £7.40
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £43.00

Please note that some events are entirely separate to the Palace, Park and Gardens and additional admission fees might therefore apply. Please check for details or call 01993 810530

Discounted tickets on sale at Oxford Visitor Information Centre and online in their eShop at


Road Directions

Blenheim Palace is in Woodstock, 8 miles from Oxford on the A44 Evesham Road. It is easily accessible by car, coach and train. Blenheim is 12 miles from junction 9 of the M40 and is signposted from the motorway.
Bus Route S3 Stagecoach service departs from bay 8, Gloucester Green Coach station, every half hour seven days a week.

Accessible by Public Transport: Oxford station is 8 miles away.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cash Machine(s)
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gift shop
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilets

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Opening Times

Open New Year

* Opening Hours

Park: 09.00 – 18.00 or dusk if earlier
Formal Gardens: 10.00 – 17.30
Palace: 10.30 – 17.30 (last admission 16.45)

Open daily all year (except Christmas Day)

Seasonal Dates for Groups

Main Season Dates: 13th – 21st February, 25th March – 30th October

Low Season Dates: 22nd February – 24th March, 31st October – 31st December


  • Green Tourism Green Tourism Gold Award 2017
  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017
  • Other Awards Hudsons Heritage Awards - Winner 2017
  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017
  • Other Awards The Treasure Houses of England 2017
  • Visit England VistEngland VAQAS 2017
  • Other AwardsU.K. Heritage Awards - Commended U.K. Heritage Awards - Commended 2018

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