Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace – Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill

Blenheim Palace

Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a true masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture. Discover the beauty of this World Heritage Site amongst over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and Formal Gardens.

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.

The Palace

From the imposing Great Hall to the beautifully intricate State Rooms, the Palace balances delicate detail with ambitious architecture on the grandest scale. Stunning portraits, tapestries and an exquisite collection of furniture grace the Palace interior, set against a magnificent backdrop of ornate ceilings and striking stone work.

The entrance to the Palace sets the tone, leading you through glorious wooden doors into the Great Hall – one of Blenheim’s architectural glories. Leading on, you can marvel at the porcelain displays in the China Ante Room and the famous Blenheim Tapestry that hangs in the Green Writing Room.

Archives

Blenheim Palace’s unique collection of historical documents and artefacts has been transferred to a new, repurposed archive.

Split across three rooms and two floors, the newly renovated facilities are temperature and humidity controlled; providing a stable environment for thousands of objects and documents dating back centuries.

The Park

In addition to the sublime Formal Gardens and the wonderful family fun of The Pleasure Gardens, Blenheim Palace offers more than 2,000 acres of landscaped park to explore and enjoy.

Gardens

The picture-perfect British stately home of Blenheim Palace sits among more than 2,000 acres of beautifully landscaped park and gardens.

Address: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, OX20 1PP
Email: customerservices@blenheimpalace.com
Website: www.blenheimpalace.com
Phone: 0800 849 6500

Opening Times

Park & Formal Gardens: Open daily 09.00 – 18.30 or dusk if earlier.
Palace: Open daily 10.30 – 16.30, last entry 15.45.
Please note: we are closed on Christmas Day.

Admission Prices:

Park & Gardens:
Adult £16.00
Concessions (Over-60s and students with ID) £13.00
Child (5-16yrs) £7.40
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £43.00
Palace, Park & Gardens:
Adult £27.00
Concessions (Over-60s and students with ID) £24.00
Child (5-16yrs) £15.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £65.50