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    What to Expect
    Upon arrival at Blenheim palace, your guide will take you on a guided tour from approximately 2pm to 3.30pm. You will then have free time to visit other parts of the palace and gardens on your own or to enjoy a meal at the palace gardens cafe or interior restaurant.

    After the tour of Blenheim palace, we recommend that you also visit Woodstock village which is just 15 minutes walk from the palace. Woodstock has Cotswolds style traditional stone buildings and is very pretty with some good pubs and a museum which closes at 4pm or 5pm. For your information, there is a regular bus service back to Oxford which leaves outside the palace gates or from Woodstock village centre, until late in the evening.

    Most of our tours are effectively private group bookings and they are limited to max 6 persons only. Thus, average numbers on tours are only 2 persons. Guided tour duration is 90 minutes+.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1UN, UK
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • This tour will not run on Dec 25th 2018, Jan 7th and Jan 8th 2019 due to palace closures.
    • Local guide for guided tour of the palace (this does not include tour of the gardens and estate)
    Exclusions
    • Palace closed on Dec 25th 2018 and Jan 7th plus Jan 8th 2019.
    • Food and drinks can be purchased before or after the tour from the palace caf
    • Gratuities
    • We offer you a guided tour of the palace state rooms. The tour does not include a tour of the gardens and the estate grounds as the estate is very extensive and you can explore the gardens and grounds at leisure after the tour in your own free time.
    • If you opt to visit Oxford after the palace tour ends, then please note that there is a regular bus service operating from outside Blenheim palace gates or Woodstock village into Oxford, costing £4 per person. Alternatively, a taxi may cost anything from £30-45 single journey.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Palace is closed on
    • Dec 25th 2018 and Jan 7th plus Jan 8th 2019.
    • Blenheim palace is located just next to Woodstock village, so we recommend you visit both locations in your free time after the guided tour.
    • PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME AT THE AGREED MEETING POINT:
    • Please arrive 5 minutes early for your tour at our meeting point. If you arrive more than 30 minutes later than the scheduled tour, then you might forfeit and lose your booking, so please plan your time adequately to arrive at the palace and to park in time.
    • Our designated actual meeting point at the palace is at the welcome info desk inside the cafe and shop at the palace entrance. There are WC toilets nearby.
    • Your guide will be wearing a red badge and lanyard.
    • INFO FOR DRIVERS AND PARKING:
    • If you are driving, then please allow extra 30-60 minutes over whatever time you think it will take you to get here-especially if you will be arriving at the palace via Oxford as Oxford is NOT car friendly and it is congested roads. If you happen to be going to the palace from Oxford, then we can alternatively plan to collect you in Oxford city centre, an hour before the tour start time at the palace.
    • PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
    • There is a regular public bus service to the palace gates from Oxford direction or from Witney direction. It leaves approximately every 20 minutes and lasts average 45 minutes to get to the palace gates. You then need to plan 15 minutes walk from the gates bus stop to the welcome desk meeting point at the palace shop and café entrance area to meet us.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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