Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Blenheim Palace, home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Malborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill. Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture, with its impressive façade, beautiful interiors and magnificent landscaped gardens. Highlights include touring the State Rooms and Churchill Exhibition as well as walking through the Formal Gardens. Many visitors choose to take a tour to Blenheim Palace, often combining a visit with other nearby attractions. To book a tour, click here.
What to do at Blenheim Palace
Admire the grand State Room with their fine interiors. Admire the wonderful paintings, tapestries and furnishings.
Explore the life of one of Britain’s greatest Prime Minister. The exhibition details the life of Winston Churchill from his birth at Blenheim Palace. It includes fascinating items including photographs, letters and artefacts that give an inside glimpse into the life of this extraordinary person.
The Untold Story:
Learn about the history of Blenheim Palace with the many stories that highlight the 300 year old history, brought to life with interactive and animated displays.
Blenheim Palace houses a number of stunning gardens, each in a different style. The secret Garden, built in 1952, stretches over a 3 acre area that includes a stunning variety of plants and trees. The Churchill Memorial Garden celebrates the life and legacy of Winston Churchill, with various milestones dotted throughout the garden and carefully selected flowers. The Grand Cascades, designed in the 1760’s, is one of England most exquisite waterfalls.
Tours to Blenheim Palace:
Many visitors choose to take a tour to Blenheim Palace often combining a visit with other nearby attractions.
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The Palace is open daily from 10.30 – 17.30 (last admission 16.45)
Ticket includes entrance to the Palace, Parks and Gardens
- Adult: £24.90
- Concession Ticket (Over-60s and students): £19.90
- Child (Age 5-16): £13.90
- Child under 5: Free
- Family (2 Adults 2 Children): £59.90
How to get to Blenheim Palace:
Blenheim Palace is situated in Oxfordshire, some 20 minutes away from the city of Oxford. For a detailed decription of how to get to Blenheim Palace from London, check out our detailed page here.
The nearest train stations are Oxford Parkway and Bicester. Trains run frequently from London Paddington and Marylebone.
The Oxford Tube has a regular service that runs form London Victoria Coach Station to Gloucester Green in Oxford.
The S3 bus runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station to Blenheim Palace
Postcode: OX20 1PP
Blenheim Palace is accessible via junction nine of the M40. It is located about 1 hour 30 minutes from London and 1 hour 15 minutes from Birmingham
Many visitors choose to rent a car order to easily explore Blenheim Palace and the surrounding areas.