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. There are lots of hotels near Blenheim Palace, especially in the nearby market town of Woodstock, along with Oxford which is just a short drive away.
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.