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Blenheim Palace & Gardens

Blenheim Palace Gardens is one of the great parks of the 18th century landscaped by' Capability' Brown, including the largest lake he has ever designed. The Secret Garden is one of the most popular spots for plant lovers of Blenheim Palace, because it is a garden for all seasons, mixing mature trees with new plantings. This remote area has winding paths that lead to relaxing water features, bridges, fountains, ponds and streams, as well as a multitude of unique features.

What can guests enjoy at Blenheim Palace & Gardens?

The size of the grounds at Blenheim Palace ensures that there is something for every palate. The elegance and tranquilly of the formal gardens, the Water Terrace, the Rose Garden and the charming personality of the Arboretum. The Blenheim Bygones Show and the Marlborough Maze are accessible in the Pleasure Gardens. The Lake and the Grand Bridge of Vanburg provide the ideal atmosphere for some beautiful walks. New Audio Garden Tour is available. Take in the beauty of the Formal Gardens at your own rate, with input from the specialists of the Palace. A full schedule of activities is held throughout the year from the Easter and Halloween celebrations for children to the Horse Trials and the Triathlon for the entire family.

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Parking Available

Disabled Access

Facilities & information


Child friendly




Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Garden Acreage: 106

Parkland Acreage: 1864

Open Times: Park open from 09:00, Gardens open from 10:00-18:00 (or dusk).

Price Details: A choice of Palace, Park & Gdns or Park & Gdns only. (Gardens Adult £11.80) Please check our website or call for details.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OxfordOX20 1PP, United Kingdom

Eight miles from Oxford on the A44 Evesham Road. Twelve miles from junction 9 of the M40, signposted from the motorway.

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