Blenheim Palace

Apr 25 2017

May Day and Bank Holiday Weekend

A busy weekend in the Oxfordshire calendar, the first bank holiday of May see’s businesses and venues across the county opening their doors to the greet the public with a warm Spring welcome. From May Day celebrations dancing with Morris Men, to jousting on the lawn of Blenheim Palace, the bank holiday promises to bring…

Feb 03 2017

Valentines Day at Blenheim Palace

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Blenheim Palace, with a romantic walk and a special Valentine’s Afternoon Tea available on Sunday 12th February. Valentine’s Afternoon Tea Treat your loved one on Sunday 12th February with a special Valentine’s Afternoon Tea in the Orangery Restaurant. Overlooking the Duke of Marlborough’s private Italian Garden the beautiful venue is the…

Feb 21 2017

Blenheim Palace Receives Gold Accolade from VisitEngland

Blenheim Palace has received the prestigious Gold Accolade as part of VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme. The Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site was given the top-scoring Gold Accolade as part of VisitEngland’s annual assessment of around 1,000 attractions across the country. The accolades recognise those attractions going the extra mile to create an enjoyable and…

Apr 24 2017

Palace Hosts Charity Dinner for Children’s Hospice

David Cameron and Jeremy Clarkson will be among the guest speakers at a charity dinner at Blenheim Palace to raise funds for a local children’s and young adults’ hospice. Held in the Palace’s Great Hall and Saloon on May 4th, the charity event will include a silent auction and live music and aims to raise…

Apr 28 2017

BLENHEIM PALACE WINS GREAT CHINA WELCOME AWARD

Blenheim Palace has won national recognition for its positive approach to welcoming visitors from China. The Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site was presented with the GREAT China Welcome award at VisitEngland’s prestigious Awards for Excellence event held at the Hilton Waldorf Hotel in London on Monday. The GREAT China welcome programme aims to make Britain…

Oct 13 2017

Living Crafts for Christmas

Enjoy choosing perfect presents from around 180 designer-makers showcasing the best of contemporary British craft and do your Christmas shopping in style in the magnificent setting of Blenheim Palace. The event is held in heated pavilions in the Great Court, which is transformed into a winter wonderland with twinkling Christmas trees, festive entertainment and plenty…

Apr 11 2018

Spring Jousting Tournament

Join us on the South Lawn for a mighty jousting tournament featuring ‘The Knights of Royal England’. The weekend will be packed with action and entertainment, including falconry displays, archery, puppet shows, jesters, and knights on horseback charging in the traditional tilt, and battling on foot with the mighty mace and quarterstaff. Families can try…