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Blenheim Palace

Woodstock OX20 1PP, England
+44 800 849 6500
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Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill,, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover. This World Heritage Site is set within more than 2000 acres of Parkland landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, and the Palace itself houses some of the finest collections of antique furniture in Europe.Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is Britain's Greatest Palace and offers visitors a precious time, every time.
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Woodstock OX20 1PP, England
+44 800 849 6500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited for my 30th birthday and absolutely loved it. We visited in the day but unfortunately the weather was raining so although we managed to get a lot out of the house, we didn't manage to walk around the ground due to the weather....More

1  Thank AmyKeeling
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very disappointed, attend every year but will not go again. Hated the blow up slides and stuff, where were the stalls for cheeses, sloe gins, crafts etc. Shopping village was extremely disappointing, not up to the usual high standard, the cross country course shortened, with...More

Thank Jo-Anna S
BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your most recent visit to the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. We're disappointed to hear that you felt this year's event didn't live up to those of previous years. The event is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Blenheim Palace over 2 days. This is the first time we've been here. Unlike many other stately homes open to the public, Blenheim doesn't suffer from having a load of tacky money-grabbing side attractions. The Churchill exhibition and the private apartment visits are a...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 3 days ago

My eighth and final visit to Blenheim International Horse Trails. A disappointingly organised, mud bath with few facilities and horrendously slow entrance policies. I love the Blenheim Horse Trails and am a huge fan of anything Blenheim related but his year, under new management (run...More

Thank horsewildwolf
BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're disappointed to hear that this most recent experience has spoilt your impressions of the event following seven enjoyable years. The Ssang Yong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are externally organised by our partners...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the extra cost of touring the house. Other add on mini tours available- we did the servants area below stairs.

Thank Corinne53DLE
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited the palace before without a dog but decided to visit again with a dog because of the attraction of "Dog friendly" walks. Indeed there are 2 lovely walks for dogs, I decided on the perimeter walk of 4.6 miles, ensured I had...More

Thank Paul A
BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that you're a returning visitor but disappointed to hear your thoughts on our dog-friendly credentials. Dogs on leads are welcome in the Park but not into the Palace, Courtyards, Formal Gardens or Pleasure Gardens, and this...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you go it seems expensive however they have been doing a deal where you can get your entry ticket valid for a whole year is you can come as often as you want within that period. Hence making each progressive trip cheaper , the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We used the annual pass and having already been before I was even more pleased to experience the updated Churchill exhibition. We arrived 3 hours before closing and despite the horse trials taking place in the grounds it was much more peaceful at that time...More

Thank moot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The gardens are beautiful and well worth a visit. The palace itself however has no access for prams and there are LOTS of steps!!More

Thank Kate M
BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and especially exploring the Gardens. We request that visitors do not bring prams into the Palace in the interests of both protecting our historic collections and keeping the corridors as...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful location/Palace/gardens could easily spend a day here -depending on weather.Well signposted and guides in rooms very helpful

Thank Noreenruth F
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charles G
15 August 2017|
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Response from BlenheimPalace1 | Property representative |
Hi Charles! The tours of the Private Apartments end on 30th September but everything else remains open as normal. This means you'll be able to tour the State Rooms, visit the Sir Winston Churchill exhibition, 'Untold Story... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from BlenheimPalace1 | Property representative |
Hi there! Prices are the same on the gate and online, and everyone enters via the same queues due to the layout of the site. We look forward to welcoming you and hope you have a great visit!
26 July 2017|
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Response from BlenheimPalace1 | Property representative |
Hi there! The response below from drhar2014 is correct, visitors that kindly agree to make their Palace, Park and Gardens admission a donation to our charity (at no extra cost) can convert their receipts to a free Annual... More