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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 yesterday via mobile

Am a huge fan of Christmas lights so decided to come to Blenheim for the light trail to get in the festive mood and did not disappoint. The trail itself took around an hour at a leisurely pace and they had some lovely lights on...More

Thank Kay_22715
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The lights and the trail were amazing! We went last year and unfortunately it rained so we had a different experience. This time we enjoyed mulled wine 🍷 before and other cocktails after the trail! The amount of different variations of lights was fascinating which...More

Thank slsr17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to visit, it was cold and wet and quite quiet because of this. We were able to walk through rooms empty of people. Stunning place well worth a visit. Unfortunately the weather was against us so did not visit the gardens.

Thank AlanFSEly
Reviewed yesterday

Awesome. Massive with grand architecture set in lavish Capability Brown gardens. Wander the lakes and wooded paths.Its so impressive and then go inside and wander round the lavish rooms. memories of Winston Churchill. Even a lovely lunch in the cafe. The only disappointment was going...More

Thank MartinHandy
Reviewed yesterday

This is a place of many superlatives in terms of size, architecture, history....and you can spend an entire day here if you visit the palace as well as the gardens, take a carriage ride and have lunch here. There are ample facilities and amenities here,...More

Thank og84
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience of Christmas mood and fun!! Well done trail with Christmas lights illumination, mood, music and smell around! We did enjoy every second there! Will back next year!

Thank Oksana1512
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous palace! Incredible interior and exterior gardens. Very good guide tours. Nice to go during sunset to enjoy lovely lake views

Thank skoumpas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit here just before Christmas, and what a wonderful experience. Mulled wine can be bought just before you start the walk around the trail and what a spectacular trail it is. Everything was so beautifully lit up from the waterfall...More

Thank Steph2james
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are Annual Pass holders and visit regularly to walk the grounds. We usually encounter friendly gate staff but today, we waited a very long time in a queue of cars to get up to the kiosk. There were only two staff...More

1  Thank Silvanium
BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent visit to Blenheim Palace. We value all our visitors opinions and are always looking for ways to improve our customer service/experience. Our staff are trained to uphold the highest standards of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very splendid example of British architecture; a must on anyone's bucket list of places to visit. They also hold national events there all year round; when I visited they were preparing for the Christmas events. Both the house and the grounds are worth a...More

Thank gladys m
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20 December 2017|
Response from Timecounts | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bella - depends what you want from the hotel - if you want a traditional cottage or period type then there are some really nice ones in Woodstock itself. If you want something grand then Weston Manor Hotel (you'll need a... More
Zan P
18 December 2017|
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Response from Rizzo999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Zan, Appreciate that Christmas Eve has been and gone. However, car parking charges are per car. Not per person
Sally W
12 December 2017|
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Response from Parish56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we saw the park and ride about a mile away and it was very busy so, yes, that would an option for you. I am afraid I am not familiar with the area as this was our first visit to Blenheim so cannot advise on parking in... More