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Blenheim Palace

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Blenheim Palace
Oxford Road
OX20 1PP
Telephone (01993) 810531
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Britain's Greatest Palace

Receive a warm welcome into the home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Wonder at this masterpiece of 18th century baroque architecture. Explore our World Heritage Site with over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland. Discover the Water Terraces, Rose Garden and Secret Garden. Delight in our family friendly Pleasure Gardens, reached by miniature train, with a giant hedge maze, a butterfly house and an adventure playground.

Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living, changing experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events, themed exhibitions and tours throughout the year.

Buy one day, get 12 months free*, so you can keep coming back to enjoy all that there is on offer.

Blenheim Palace
A precious time, every time. Britain’s Greatest Palace.

For further information visit or call 0800 849 6500.
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Blenheim Palace sits at the edge of the picturesque town of Woodstock in Oxfordshire. It is a 20-minute journey from Oxford. The Palace is also within reach of central London which is around one and a half hours by car and about the same distance from Birmingham.

We do however encourage the use of public transport as much as possible. See below for advice on how to find us:

By Train
Our nearby train stations include Oxford and Bicester. Trains run regularly to these stations from London Paddington and Marylebone respectively. Call 08457 484950 for up to date train information, or visit or

By Coach
Regular services run from Victoria Coach station in London to Gloucester Green, Oxford. Visit for times and prices.

By Bus
The S3 bus service to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford’s Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of Blenheim Palace. Please ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop.

Buy your tickets to the Palace aboard the bus and you can receive a special discount. Ask the driver for more details, or check the S3 leaflets onboard.

For the timetable and more information on the route, visit

There is no direct bus service from Bicester to Woodstock.

By Bicycle
Woodstock is connected to Oxford via the National Cycle Network #5 route. Click here to view the Sustrans Website where you can see the cycle route maps in detail.

Please note that while there are bike racks available at the Palace, cycling within the Park is not permitted.

By Car
Eight miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road, Blenheim Palace is easily accessible from London and Birmingham. The Palace is signposted from junction 9 of the M40.

If you are using Sat Nav, please use the postcode OX20 1PP.

By Taxi
Booking a taxi in advance can provide the cheapest, most convenient journey. Visit to plan your trip.

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