In the interest of safety and to protect this special UNESCO World Heritage Site, we ask all our visitors to follow the guidelines below:
|Children under 12 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.|
|The Palace, Parks and Gardens are part of a working Estate, be aware of vehicles and works being undertaken to enable the continued enjoyment of the Palace.|
|Dogs must be kept on leads at all times. We welcome dogs on site but please note there are areas where dogs are not allowed with the exception of assistance dogs.|
|BBQs or fires are not permitted anywhere in the Palace, Parks and Gardens.|
|Due to the historic nature of the Palace, Parks and Gardens, there are uneven surfaces and walkways.|
|Drones must not be used anywhere onsite due to the proximity to Oxford Airport and for the protection of the public and buildings.|
The Palace, Parks and Gardens are managed naturally to ensure that the different ecosystems work in harmony, please be aware that at different times of the year there can be insects which may sting or bite eg Blandford flies (between May and June and close to water), ticks or wasps/bees. It is recommended to follow the NHS advice on prevention of bites and stings and the guidance on symptoms and treatment if you experience a bite or sting. Read more here.