Blenheim Palace Houses

Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1PX

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Blenheim Palace, the Formal Gardens and Park are now open daily until 29th October.

From 1st November, the Palace, Park and Gardens are open Wednesdays through to Sundays until 10th December.

Situated just 8 miles from Oxford on A44, the Palace was created a World Heritage site in 1987 and is the home of 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

The imposing scale of the Palace is beautifully balanced within, by the intricate detail and delicacy of the carvings, the hand painted ceilings and the amazing porcelain collections, tapestries and paintings displayed in each room.

Set in beautiful parkland of 2100 acres, which was landscaped by 'Capability' Brown in 1760's, the Palace is surrounded by sweeping lawns and formal gardens.

The name Blenheim derives from a decisive battle that took place on the 13th August 1704 on the north bank of the river Danube, near a small village called Blindheim or Blenheim, where the French leader, Marshall Tallard, had fixed his lines.

Here John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, won a great allied victory over the forces of Louis XIV, thus saving Europe from French domination.


Attraction Details

VenueBlenheim Palace
AddressBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PX
Opening times10.30am - 5.30pm
Entry costs
Attraction typeHouses

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