'Upstairs' Tour

A unique look at 21st-century life in an 18th-century palace, in the main rooms used by the Marlborough family, from the 1st Duke to today. See the Nursery where Nanny lived and cared for the young Lords and Ladies right up until the 1990s, and beautiful paintings by artists such as Reynolds, Kneller, Sargent and Stubbs.

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a guest at Blenheim Palace? From after dinner etiquette to secret corridors, gain an insight into the routine of visitors both past and present, including Charlie Chaplin, Bill Clinton and Sylvester Stallone.

Book your space online below or at the Welcome Desk or Palace entrance. 

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Please note this tour is not suitable for young children or school groups, children under 5 are not allowed. There is a climb of the spiral staircase with 75 steps involved, therefore this tour is not accessible for wheelchair users and others who may find difficulty in this.

Upstairs Tour

Palace, Park and Gardens admission or a valid Annual Pass, plus a small fee of £5.00 per adult or £4.50 per concession is required to take this tour. Book Tickets
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