Blenheim Palace is one of the finest examples of the splendour of aristocratic living in the UK.
The Palace and the grounds are truly magnificent. The Palace was built between 1705 and 1733 for John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough to celebrate his victory over the French in the Battle of Blenheim on 13th August 1704.
Over the past 300 years Blenheim Palace has been the home of the Dukes of Marlborough and is home today to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and their family.
As well as a private home, the Estate has been used for a huge number of other purposes throughout our history, including a hospital for wounded soldiers during World War I and a home for evacuees in World War II. In 1950, the 10th Duke of Marlborough opened Blenheim Palace to the public for the first time.
We will happily arrange your preferred style of visit to Blenheim to ensure that you see as much as you choose. We will create your privileged tour with the Blenheim team to give you access to usually unseen areas of the Palace with the very best guide.
Enjoy your private tour of the beautiful Palace State Rooms and the Private Apartments, where the Duke of Marlborough and his family live.
Following this, you will be guided through the Churchill Exhibition and learn all about the amazing life of our ‘Greatest Briton’.
The Orangery Restaurant is in the most beautiful setting, and you will be served a delicious seasonal 3-course lunch, by your personal dedicated waiter.
After lunch, your guide will lead you around the Formal Gardens, then visit the Pleasure Gardens to explore the Butterfly House and the Walled Garden.
You will then be escorted back to your chauffeured car
Alternatively, we will reserve guided tours of the State Rooms and the Gardens at the times of your choosing.