Blenheim Palace
Palace

The Palace

A true masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace delivers an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. Explore what's on offer inside our World Heritage Site below and book your visit now.

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Experiences

Inside the Palace we offer visitors a number of engaging experiences, sharing the opulence of the building and our long and fascinating history. These experiences can be enjoyed free of charge with a Palace, Park and Gardens ticket.

Palace State Room Tours

Palace State Room Tours

Explore our impressive State Rooms where the delicate detail of stunning portraits, tapestries and furniture is set against the scale and ambition of the interior architecture. Tours can be joined at the Palace entrance and are available at regular intervals from Monday-Saturday.

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Palace State Room Tours

Explore our impressive State Rooms where the delicate detail of stunning portraits, tapestries and furniture is set against the scale and ambition of the interior architecture. Tours can be joined at the Palace entrance and are available at regular intervals from Monday-Saturday.

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Churchill Exhibition

Churchill Exhibition

Explore the permanent Churchill exhibition taking you on the journey of his life, starting with his birth at Blenheim Palace. The exhibition is brought to life with photographs, letters, artefacts and a number of other elements, giving visitors a real sense of our ‘Greatest Briton’.

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Churchill Exhibition

Explore the permanent Churchill exhibition taking you on the journey of his life, starting with his birth at Blenheim Palace. The exhibition is brought to life with photographs, letters, artefacts and a number of other elements, giving visitors a real sense of our ‘Greatest Briton’.

The Untold Story

The Untold Story

Discover more than 300 years of captivating stories from the Palace’s past in this animated and interactive visitor experience. This exhibition is not accessible for wheelchair and buggy users but an alternative experience is available in the Indoor Cinema, located in the Stables Courtyard.

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The Untold Story

Discover more than 300 years of captivating stories from the Palace’s past in this animated and interactive visitor experience. This exhibition is not accessible for wheelchair and buggy users but an alternative experience is available in the Indoor Cinema, located in the Stables Courtyard.

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Tours of the Private Apartments

Make your visit truly unforgettable by purchasing any of our additional experiences. Immerse yourself in our history and discover the Private Side of the Palace in which the Marlborough family, their staff and illustrious guests have lived and worked for generations.

A small additional charge of £4.00 for concessions and £5.00 for adults applies.

These tours run seasonally from 11th February 2017. Please note: a Palace, Park and Gardens ticket or valid Annual Pass is required to take these tours.

'Upstairs' Tours

'Upstairs' Tours

Discover the Bedrooms upstairs in the Palace, find out about their contents and hear tales of the family and illustrious guests that have stayed here throughout the Palace's history.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children and is not accessible for wheelchair users.

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'Upstairs' Tours

Discover the Bedrooms upstairs in the Palace, find out about their contents and hear tales of the family and illustrious guests that have stayed here throughout the Palace's history.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children and is not accessible for wheelchair users.

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'Downstairs' Tours

'Downstairs' Tours

The ‘Downstairs’ tour experience will visit the areas used by household staff both past and present, showcasing what life was like working in the Palace across the last three centuries.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children. An accessible route for wheelchair users is available.

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'Downstairs' Tours

The ‘Downstairs’ tour experience will visit the areas used by household staff both past and present, showcasing what life was like working in the Palace across the last three centuries.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children. An accessible route for wheelchair users is available.

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Duke's Floor Tours

Duke's Floor Tours

Discover the opulence of the rooms in which the Marlborough family have lived for generations, and learn how family life at Blenheim Palace has changed over our past.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children and is not accessible for wheelchair users.

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Duke's Floor Tours

Discover the opulence of the rooms in which the Marlborough family have lived for generations, and learn how family life at Blenheim Palace has changed over our past.

Please note this tour is not suitable for young children and is not accessible for wheelchair users.

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Head outside for...

Buggy Tours of the Lake

Catch a buggy tour around the Queen Pool exploring some of the Parkland's best viewpoints.

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Buggy Tours of the Lake
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Buggy Tours of the Lake

As well as taking in all the main sights such as the Grand Bridge and the 'finest view in England', your driver will explain about the making of the park and other interesting facts and stories.

Details 

Date: Daily (subject to change)

Time: Tours leave at regular intervals throughout the day. Approximately 25 minutes long. 

Location: Book a place on this tour at the Flagstaff Visitor Information Point

Price: £3.50 per adult and £2.50 per child 

Gardens

Among the 2,000 acres of beautifully landscaped Park sits 150 acres of Gardens, including a variety of delights from the family friendly Pleasure Gardens to the Rose Garden.

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Gardens

Indoor Cinema

Located in the old stables, the indoor cinema shows a variety of documentaries and films about Blenheim Palace, and offer an alternative experience to the 'Untold Story' for wheelchair and buggy users.

Indoor Cinema

Churchills' Destiny

Located in the Old Stables, 'Churchills' Destiny' tells the story of two great war leaders and explores the parallels between Sir Winston Churchill and his ancestor, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.

Churchills' Destiny

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