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“Easter egg hunt”
Review of Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace
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US$34.83*
and up
Blenheim Palace Admission Ticket
Ranked #2 of 11 things to do in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon doing the Easter egg hunt even though the weather wasn't great this year. Only thing that wasn't great was our car getting stuck in the mud, but the staff was really helpful and Towed are car out of the mud. The usual parking on the grass near the Pleasure Gardens is waterlogged so if it's really busy and you can't Park in the car park near the palace I would void parking on the grass until the weather gets better.

Thank 12lorr
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BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you for leaving a review following your most recent visit to Blenheim Palace.

We're delighted to hear you joined our Easter Egg hunt in the Formal Gardens despite the weather. We will ensure your positive comments are passed onto the staff working in the car park during this time.

We hope to welcome you back soon to continue exploring all we have to offer.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Had a walk around the great lake before lunch in the town. Weather was actually quite good and it was a lovely spring day. It really is a lovely park and we know, from having lived in Woodstock, that there are many paths around the whole of the park. Choose a fine day, wear comfortable shoes, take a picnic and enjoy!

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BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed walking around the Great Lake and exploring all we have to offer here at Blenheim Palace.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Watch some of the documentaries about Blenheim before going, it will help you appreciate the stunning palace even more. Blenheim has been home for Consuelo Vanderbilt, Gladys Deacon and Winston Churchill. The paintings and interiors are incredible. You can visit Harry Potter's Whomping Willow and the farm at the hill. I really enjoyed the gardens and fountains. We also booked two tours of the Duke's private quarters, one to explore the downstairs of the palace and the second one which takes you to the current Duke's home- definitely worth the price.

Thank PamelaRogers1313
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BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Assistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your recent visit.

We're glad to hear you enjoyed exploring both inside the Palace and our parkland and chose to experience two of our additional tours.

We hope to welcome you back soon to continue discovering all we have to offer.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

£26.00 does seem quite an expensive entry fee, but this includes an annual pass, which is fantastic value if you live in the vicinity. I found myself taking my daughter there again and again because there is so much to do: You can walk in the stunning parkland and gardens, tour the house, and visit the restaurants and cafes. For kids, there is a miniature train, a maze, several play areas and a lovely butterfly house. You can literally spend all day there and take a picnic if you don't want to eat in the cafes. On top of this, they have many events through the year, many of which are free.

Thank Anne D
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BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Asssistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your recent visit to Blenheim Palace.

We're delighted to hear you are one of our annual pass holders and enjoy visiting regularly to enjoy all we have to offer.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Went for Easter Monday with my family and our dog. Our dog got a shock from the electric fences around the grounds - very dangerous for pets and children. Although four of us had annual memberships, they would not let our one visitor use the toilet without him paying for entry into the house, despite our protestations. We will not be going back - take my advice and stick with the NT.

Thank Graham B
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BlenheimPalace1, Marketing Asssistant at Blenheim Palace, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for leaving a review following your recent visit this Easter.

We're disappointed to hear of your experience with our electric fences. We can ensure you we have raised this issue with our Rural Team to investigate further.

We hope you will re-consider returning to Blenheim Palace to discover the variety of things we have to offer.

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