The Palace State Rooms

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.

Today, the Palace is home to one of the most important and extensive collections in Europe, which includes portraits, furniture, sculpture and tapestries.

Explore the Palace either led by our knowledgeable guides or use our multi-language audio guide included with a Palace, Park and Gardens admission and learn about over 300 years of history. 

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.

Explore 300 years of history...

The Saloon Ceiling The Palace Hallways The Great Hall The Palace State Rooms The Long Library