Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and a World Heritage Site.
Blenheim Palace was a gift from Queen Anne and a grateful nation to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough following his famous victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704.
Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is surrounded by over 2,000 acres of ’Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland, the great lake, and beautiful formal gardens, offering an unforgettable day out for all. It’s home to all sorts of events right through the years – for a full listing of forthcoming events, Click here
Blenheim Palace and its stunning gardens and parkland have been used as a location for many exciting feature films and television documentaries. The latest being ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ starring Jack Black and Emily Blunt. The Palace’s impressive architecture and incredible scenery provides a stunning setting for filming, from classic period dramas, to factual documentaries and modern feature films.
Saturday 11 February to Friday 14 December 2012
Palace, Park & Gardens Ticket entrance fees