Bicycles, Tricycles and other Wheels

Bicycles and Tricycles

Cycling is not permitted by adults or children in the Blenheim Palace courtyard, Walled Garden or Formal Gardens. Children are permitted to ride push-bikes, balance bikes and tricycles in the Park only. Please note that Blenheim Palace is situated on a working estate, and great care should be taken when using a bicycle or tricycle.  

Visitors are welcome to use the main roads to cycle to and from the Palace and gates. We have cycle racks by the Welcome Kiosk Information Point and next to the Shop.

Parents and carers are responsible for supervising children at all times and ensuring children are wearing the appropriate safety gear for cycling.

Scooters, Skateboards and Rollerskates

The use of skateboards, rollerskates and 'hoverboards' by adults or children is not permitted anywhere in the Palace grounds or wider Park area.

The use of scooters by adults is not permitted anywhere in the Palace grounds or wider Park area. Children are permitted to ride on scooters in the Park (but not in any other area) and must be supervised at all times.

Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring children are wearing the appropriate safety gear.

Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history. Blenheim Palace was built as a gift to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, from Queen Anne and a grateful nation in thanks for his victory at the Battle of Blenheim on 13th August 1704.

A Rich Heritage

A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors.

A Rich Heritage

A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors.