Blenheim Palace

Location:Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP
Phone:Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information

Blenheim Palace

Built in the 18th century, this breathtaking house is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and is situated in the majestic Oxfordshire countryside. The estate comprises over 2000 acres of parkland, and the house itself was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

Upcoming events

  • The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure 2022
    17/08/2022 - 31/08/2022 All day

    The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure 2022

    A Live Immersive Experience

    Don't miss The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure, a live immersive experience in the walled garden at Blenheim Palace. Beatrix Potter enlists your help in finding mischievous Peter Rabbit, leading you through old Mr. McGregor's garden. Expect live theatre and puppetry, nature activities, a Peter Rabbit™ Farm Shop, and more. Get your tickets to join the garden adventure this summer!

    Availability
    🟠 August - Limited availability
    🟡 September - Selling fast

    Tickets
    🎫 Standard Admission - includes entry to the experience

    • Individual (Adults & children 3 years and above)
    • Infant (ages 6 months to 2 years. Babies up to 6 months go free of charge if carried)
    • NHS, Universal Credit & Access - valid ID required
    • Group Bundle (min. 10 people)

    Highlights
    🌳 Step into the world of Beatrix Potter, brought to life in Blenheim Palace's beautiful walled garden
    🐇 Help rescue Peter Rabbit from Mr. McGregor's rabbit pie-shaped plan
    📖 Lose yourself in a world of imagination with a magical mix of storytelling, live performances and puppetry
    🐰 Meet Jemima Puddle-Duck, Benjamin Bunny, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and more, alongside a few surprises!
    🛍️ Visit the Peter Rabbit™ Farm Shop and enjoy a host of free creative activities suitable for all ages

    General Info
    📅 Date: August - 3 September, 2022
    🕒 Opening hours (time slots available every 10 minutes):
    - Tuesdays - Sundays: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    ⏳ Duration: 50 minutes
    📍 Location: The Walled Garden, Blenheim Palace
    👤 Age requirement: all ages are welcome. Free entry for infants 6 months and under who are carried around the experience. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
    🎁 Make a day of it! All tickets include a 50% discount for entry to Blenheim Park and Gardens
    ♿ Accessibility: every effort is made to make this experience as accessible as possible, however, there are limitations in places. Please click here for more information
    ❗ Please note: this venue is cashless
    ❓ Please consult the FAQs of this experience here
    ✔️ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience

    Description
    This summer at Blenheim Palace join Beatrix Potter in the garden of old Mr. McGregor and help rescue Peter Rabbit. Through a magical mix of storytelling, live performance, and puppetry, young Beatrix Potter Beatrix invites you to join her on an adventure to find her mischievous friend Peter Rabbit, as she leads guests through never-before-seen spots in the Palace's walled garden. Moving from flower and vegetable gardens to greenhouses and potting sheds, you'll get a glimpse of the estate no-one else has seen, whilst meeting friends Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher along the way. Watch out for many more surprises on your journey!

    his 50 minute immersive adventure is a must for any child who loves to explore the great outdoors, any family who treasures what you can learn from being in nature and any fan of the most beloved rabbit in children’s literature.

    Activity Area

    Take a break from the rescue to find Peter Rabbit in the Activity Area where children can release their creativity! There will be plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained, including colouring in, dot to dot, and ‘find Peter’.

    The Peter Rabbit Farm Shop

    Visit the Farm Shop where you will find all things Peter Rabbit. Choose your favourite book in the reading corner or take your pick from a selection of children’s toys. There will be a food cart outside with delicious fresh produce so you can grab a coffee, ice cream, and lots of other tasty treats!

    Please note that separate tickets are required for visiting the Palace and Formal Gardens. Once you have bought your Peter Rabbit ticket, you will receive a 50% off code for Park and Gardens tickets only (not Palace, Park and Gardens or Annual Passes). This discount code cannot be applied retrospectively to tickets that have already been purchased.

    Individual for £20.00
    NHS, Universal Credit & Access for £17.00
    Infant (ages 6 months-2 years) for £5.00
    Group Bundle (min. 10 people) for £15.00
    The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure 2022
    The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure 2022
    The Peter Rabbit™ Garden Adventure 2022
    West Berkshire Villages
  • Summer Foraging Course 2022
    20/08/2022 12:00 - 20/08/2022 15:30

    Summer Foraging Course 2022

    We will meet at a private entrance to Blenheim Palace near Hanborough train station. Please don’t type Blenheim Palace into your navigation system or you will be taken to the main entrance of Blenheim Palace. The post code OX29 8LB will take you there instead.

    Once at the main road in Long Hanborough you will have to turn to a private road, there is a sign advertising Blenheim Palace next to it. The turning that you need to go down is opposite the Churchill Court Hotel. If approaching from the West it is the first left turning after the train station, and if approaching from the East it is the first right turning after the industrial estate.

    Once you go down the private lane off the main road, you will pass a house on your right. You can park your car on the side of the lane anywhere after the house, our foraging teacher will be around to meet you at 12pm.

    We recommend you bring

    • Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and footwear
    • Camera
    • Note pad/pen
    • A drink

    Please also bring your own cup for drinks during the walk, and plate and cutlery for the meal at the end of the course.

    Under 12 year olds can come for free, within reason; but please let us know how many will be coming in advance.

    Please contact organisers directly

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 2022
    15/09/2022 - 18/09/2022 All day

    Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 2022

    A world class international equestrian event and a great family day out! There is much to do on all days in addition to the showcase eventing classes, such as complimentary displays and demonstrations.

    There’s great shopping, thrilling arena attractions, an array of delicious food and drink, lots of children’s entertainment – and, of course, top-class equestrian sport. It really is the perfect autumn day out.

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Autumn Fest @ Blenheim Palace 2022
    28/09/2022 - 02/10/2022 All day

    Celebrate harvest with a stunning food market, dragon maze trail, live music, family games, entertainment and much more. Devised by acclaimed creative designer Charlotte Lloyd-Webber, the event is a re-imagining of the traditional Harvest and Michaelmas Festivals, but with a decidedly modern green twist.

    There will be artisanal and food markets, workshops, demonstrations and talks as well as live entertainments and Apple Day.

    Other highlights include the stunning Harvest Feasting tent with autumnal menu and the Blenheim Orange Bar serving the county’s best beverages, together with nature, willow and foraging trails.

  • Summer Foraging Course 2022
    02/10/2022 12:00 - 02/10/2022 15:30

    Summer Foraging Course 2022

    We will meet at a private entrance to Blenheim Palace near Hanborough train station. Please don’t type Blenheim Palace into your navigation system or you will be taken to the main entrance of Blenheim Palace. The post code OX29 8LB will take you there instead.

    Once at the main road in Long Hanborough you will have to turn to a private road, there is a sign advertising Blenheim Palace next to it. The turning that you need to go down is opposite the Churchill Court Hotel. If approaching from the West it is the first left turning after the train station, and if approaching from the East it is the first right turning after the industrial estate.

    Once you go down the private lane off the main road, you will pass a house on your right. You can park your car on the side of the lane anywhere after the house, our foraging teacher will be around to meet you at 12pm.

    We recommend you bring

    • Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and footwear
    • Camera
    • Note pad/pen
    • A drink

    Please also bring your own cup for drinks during the walk, and plate and cutlery for the meal at the end of the course.

    Under 12 year olds can come for free, within reason; but please let us know how many will be coming in advance.

    Please contact organisers directly

    West Berkshire Villages

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