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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Blenheim Park
Woodstock
OX20 1PP

About Blenheim Palace

Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture. Built as a gift to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, from Queen Anne and a grateful nation in thanks for his victory at the Battle of Blenheim on 13th August 1704, this picture-perfect British stately home sits among more than 2000 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and formal gardens.

Image: Blenheim Palace

Getting there

By train
The nearest stations to the Palace are Oxford (9.1 miles), Oxford Parkway (6.2 miles), and Long Hanborough (3 miles).

Visitors arriving at Hanborough rail station can take a free shuttle bus service at weekends every 30 minutes. The service operates between 9.10am and 5.40pm on Saturday and Sunday to coincide with GWR train arrival and departure times.

By bus
The S3 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford’s Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of the Palace. The 7 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs from Oxford train station and George street via Oxford Parkway to the gates of the Palace. The 500 service leaves from Oxford Parkway and stops at the Palace and Woodstock.

By car
Blenheim Palace is located 8 miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road. The Palace is signposted from junction nine of the M40. If you’re using satelite navigation (satnav), please use the postcode OX20 1UL. There is a 20mph spead limit across the Estate.

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What’s on at Blenheim Palace

Companions of the Brush: Paul Maze & Winston Churchill

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Blenheim Park, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

The exhibition will feature paintings by both men from the Duke of Marlborough’s collection alongside loans from the Estate of Paul Maze, private collections, personal effects and archive material.

Halloween at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Blenheim Park, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

As Halloween creeps closer and the days shorten, a mysterious mist falls across the gardens at Blenheim Palace. Join with family and friends to wander from dusk into darkness between one ghostly space to another.

£12.00 – £17.00

Blenheim Palace Christmas Market 2022

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Blenheim Park, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Escape the bustle of the high street and soak up the festive atmosphere of the Christmas market set against the magnificent backdrop of Blenheim Palace.

Free

The Kingdom of the Snow Queen at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Blenheim Park, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Explore the State Rooms at Blenheim Palace, each exquisitely transformed and filled with hidden surprises.



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