Summer at Blenheim Palace


01 July 2023

03 September 2023
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Blenheim Park
OX20 1PP

01 July @ 8.00am to 03 September @ 5.00pm

Blenheim Park
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP
01993 810530
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Summer at Blenheim Palace

About Summer at Blenheim Palace

Enjoy summer family entertainment at Blenheim Palace – Britain’s Greatest Palace. The lineup of events and activities will ensure everyone has a fantastic time so you can create cherished memories together this season. Here are some of our top picks to pack into your Blenheim Palace summer itinerary…!

Summer at Blenheim Palace - See the view from the Great Lake

See the view from the Great Lake

Take a boat out on the Great Lake with a loved one, or get active and paddleboard or kayak for an ‘oar-some’ summer day out. You will have the opportunity to see the Palace, the Grand Bridge and the Gardens like never before.

Follow the footsteps of the famous

Walk behind the scenes of blockbusters on the Lights, Camera, Action! Tour to discover the filming locations for Harry Potter, James Bond, Gulliver’s Travels, and the new Netflix series, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

Summer at Blenheim Palace - filming locations

Summer at Blenheim Palace - Gardens and Parkland

Discover the Gardens and Parkland

Escape the noise of every day life and spend some time in the Formal Gardens. The Gardens surround the Palace and include the majestic Water Terraces, the Duke’s Private Italian Garden, the tranquil Secret Garden with hidden treasures, the Churchill Memorial Garden and the beautifully delicate Rose Garden.

Keep the little ones busy

Young adventurers are in for a treat at the Adventure Playground, complete with slides, swings, climbing frames, and more. Let their imaginations run wild as they conquer the Summer Quest to be in with the chance to win a prize worth over £2,500.

Summer at Blenheim Palace - Adventure Playground

Summer at Blenheim Palace - State Rooms

Immerse yourself in history

Step back in time and explore the impressive State Rooms. Engage your imagination with a Palace tour, where tales from the past will transport you to another era. Step into the Birth Room of Sir Winston Churchill, and then continue your journey with a Walk in Churchill’s Footsteps throughout the Palace, Park and Formal Gardens to find his favourite places.

Enjoy delicious treats

Indulge your taste buds at one of the many eateries at Blenheim Palace. From casual dining to elegant Afternoon Tea, there are options to suit everyone. Savour locally sourced ingredients prepared by the chefs as you soak up the views.

Summer at Blenheim Palace - Afternoon Tea


Please see important ticketing information below.

Ticketing information

Some activities are at an additional price.

Visit the individual activity page for more information.

All tickets must be purchased in advance.