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Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill,, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover. This World Heritage Site is set within more than...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Often missed, but so worth the time. 4-5 mile walks around the Blenheim Palace Parkland depending on the route - you can stick to fully tarmacked routes, or go via the off road footpaths that take you via the lake edges and through woodlands. Bound...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank outdoorrambling
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Went for a day out with my cousin. We have a free return entry if we go back within the year which we hope to do summer this year.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I renewed my annual pass for Blenheim Palace, great Customer Service, thank you. I took the opportunity as lovely sunshine to try walking all round the lake. I took some great photos & after walking around half of the lake the Palace was in front...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Never been to Blenheim Palace before, driven past many times, What a wonderful revelation, Very good value annual pass and the opportunity for the extra Above ground floor tour of the extra Below ground tour, Box are exceptional, Food was good value and the staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 65HappyCamper
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit throughout the year. The house and grounds are amazing! The privilege membership it worth the extra money as you get extra discount in the restaurant, cafes and gift shop. My only criticism is that you can’t take dogs in the courtyard...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank INT
Reviewed 6 days ago

our arrival on a very windy but sunny day just after 11am was timed to arrive just after 3 coaches this is just down to luck, booking in was a little lengthy but very smooth and we now have a yearly ticket for the price...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the day especially the gardens and house tour. Would really of loved to learn more about the first Duke and the battle that gave the palace its name though

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AndyCarlisle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely magnificent palace set in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside. As senior citizens, it cost £24pp for entry into the palace and garden but this can be converted into an annual pass at no additional cost so future visits will be free. The audio tour of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Onleaveagain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in classical landscaped grounds near Oxford, this grand house is still owned by the family who originally built it. The land and money to build it was given to Lord Marlborough early in the 18th Century by a grateful Monarch (Queen Anne) as a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank giovanni579
Reviewed 1 week ago

On 1st of March it was my wife's 80th birthday and we decided to visit the palace. We were staying in Oxford and as good citizens we left the car at the hotel to go by public transport. The Oxford buses are frequent, efficient and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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susan s
12 March 2019|
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Response from Linhay63 | Reviewed this property |
I think you can, the staff at the kiosk will definitely advise.
22 February 2019|
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Response from Loocol | Reviewed this property |
Not essential. The audio guide is very good, and there are guides around if you have questions.