Blenheim Palace is open to explore all year round with the exception of Christmas Day.
With so much available to see and do, opening times vary across different areas of the Estate. Please click on each area below for specific information.
Open daily from 09.00 - 18.30 or dusk if earlier.
Open daily from 10.30 - 17.30, last admission 16.45.
The Palace will close at 16.30 on 10th June and 15th July 2017 with last admission at 15.45.
Open daily from 10.30 - 18.00, last admission 17.15.
The Formal Gardens will close at 16.30 on 10th June and 15th July 2017 with last admission at 15.45.
Open daily from 09.30 - 18.00
Open daily from 10.00 - 18.00, last admission 17.30.
Opening times may vary for different areas, see the Pleasure Gardens section of the Park & Gardens page for more information.
The Orangery Restaurant: Daily from 12.00 - 17.00 (last orders 16.00).
The Oxfordshire Pantry: Daily from 09.30 - 18.00.
The Water Terrace Café: Daily from 10.00 - 16.30. Please note that this café will be closed from 10th - 12th April inclusive.
The Pleasure Gardens Deli: Daily from 10.30 - 17.00.
The East Courtyard Shop: Daily from 09.30 - 18.00
The Gardens Shop: Daily from 10.00 - 17.00 from 8th - 23rd April, 29th April - 1st May, 27th May - 3rd June, 15th July - 3rd September.
Blenheim Palace sits at the edge of the picturesque town of Woodstock in Oxfordshire and is a 20 minute journey from the city of Oxford.
The Palace is also within easy reach of central London and Birmingham. Both cities are around one and a half hours away by car, though we encourage the use of public transport as much as possible. Free car parking is available on site for visitors to Blenheim Palace.
For more help with travelling to Blenheim Palace, you can call us on 0800 849 6500 for recorded information, or 01993 810530 for any other queries.
The S3 bus service to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of Blenheim Palace. Please ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop.
Oxford Bus Company's 500 service leaves from Oxford Parkway and stops at Blenheim Palace and Woodstock. Show your bus ticket at the gate to receive a 30% discount on entry. Ask the driver for more details, or check the leaflets on board.
Woodstock is connected to Oxford via the National Cycle Network #5 route. To view the Sustrans cycle route maps in detail visit sustrans.org. Please note that while there are bike racks available at the Palace, cycling within the Park is not permitted. Visitors may cycle from the entrance gates to the Palace and back.
Booking a taxi in advance can provide the cheapest, most convenient journey. Visit minicabit.com to plan your trip.
We are located eight miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road. The Palace is signposted from junction nine of the M40. If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode OX20 1PS.
When visiting by car, please be aware that a 20mph speed limit applies across the Estate.
Free car parking is available to all visitors (some exceptions may apply for certain events), with disabled parking for blue badge holders at Flagstaff car park in front of the Palace. Further parking is available at the Pleasure Gardens.
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