Home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage Site that boasts over 300 years of history, more than 2,000 acres of Parkland and Formal Gardens, and a wealth of events, tours and exhibitions throughout the year.
Opening Hours Open Daily
The Palace: 10.30 - 16.45
The Formal Gardens: 10.00 - 17:30
The Park: 09:00 - 18.00
Venue Full Address: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP
Downloadable Audioguide available in English, BSL, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese & Russian.
Children under 12 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
Due to the historic nature of the Palace, Parks and Gardens, there are uneven surfaces and walkways.
Receive a warm welcome at Blenheim Palace, the home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Wonder at this masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture, which houses some of the finest antique collections in Europe. Take a tour of the State Rooms and discover over 300 years of history.
Explore this World Heritage Site amongst over 2,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland. Admire some of the finest views in England and historical monuments such as the Grand Bridge and Column of Victory. Stroll through the stunning Formal Gardens, including the Rose Garden, Water Terraces and Secret Garden.
Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events, themed exhibitions and tours throughout the year.
Discover behind the scenes stories of the Marlborough’s relationship with the British Royal Family in the exhibition ‘Royal Connections: Crowns and Coronets’, open March 19th – July 30th 2023, and gaze upon previously unseen artefacts, crowns, coronets and robes. Visit the ‘Churchill’ exhibition to delve into the life of our most famous wartime leader and ‘The Stables’ to learn about the role horses played in the history of the Estate.