Great British Summer at Blenheim Palace

Visit us this summer for events of all kinds that will inspire visitors young and old, whatever the weather.

From pony rides and picnics overlooking the ‘finest view in England’ to mad science workshops and a host of exciting summer events; there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Blenheim Palace this summer. 

Our younger visitors can enjoy hours of fun in the Pleasure Gardens during the summer holidays, with a range of workshops and activities to get involved in.

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Great British Summer at Blenheim Palace

Top things to do this summer at Blenheim Palace

Explore the Formal Gardens, enjoy a picnic in the Park, discover the State Rooms and priceless collections inside the Palace and walk in the footsteps of Hollywood stars with our film trail. While away a summer afternoon watching a game of cricket on the South Lawn, paint a picture of the "Finest View in England" and enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea or evening cocktail in the Orangery Restaurant.

Children will love our summer holiday entertainment and costumed characters whilst parents take a tour of the Duke of Marlborough's Private Apartments or go bird watching amongst our 2000 acres of landscaped Parkland. Take a ride on the miniature train to the Pleasure Gardens and get lost in the Marlborough Maze, then discover the delights of the Butterfly House and tranquil Lavender Garden.

Don't forget some of our favourite summer events: BBC Countryfile LiveLuna Open Air Cinema, our Family Cycling Day, the Battle Proms ConcertFestival of Transport and family-friendly Wind in the Willows

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