About Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature Film & Music 2018
This year’s festival at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, one of this country’s most magnificent stately homes, promises a full programme of events over four days that will bring together great speakers on a range of literary and cultural themes.
How to get to the Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature Film & Music 2018
Woodstock is 8 miles north-west of Oxford on the A44 Evesham Road and approximately an hour’s drive from both London and Birmingham.
From the South – From M40 Junction 8, take the A40. After approximately 9 miles, at the Pear Tree interchange take the A44, signposted Evesham and
From the North – From M40 junction 9, follow the A34 towards Oxford for approximately 5 miles. At the Pear Tree interchange take the A44 signposted
Evesham and Woodstock.
To reach central Woodstock, use postcode OX20 1SL for internet searches or satellite navigation.
The nearest main line station is Oxford. Alternatively, Hanborough station is on the Cotswold Line with regular high-speed services from London Paddington and from Hereford and Worcester, and Oxford Parkway is on the Chiltern Line with regular services from London Marylebone. Taxis for connections between Hanborough/Oxford Parkway stations and Woodstock should be booked in advance.
The number S3 bus runs from the Oxford Bus Station to Woodstock at approximately 30-minute intervals. For details of times see website at www.stagecoachbuses.com/oxford
Parking in Woodstock
There is a public car park, the entrance is in Hensington Road. Parking is also available at Blenheim Palace during the festival (£3). However, parking is free for ticket holders to main Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature Film & Music talks on the day they take place. Access to the Blenheim Palace car park is through the Hensington Gate entrance on the A44. Parking is available from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
(Please note: cars must leave Blenheim by 5.30pm).
There is later parking for palace ticket holders for evening events.