Make the Most of the Summer Holidays…Whatever the Weather!

There’s still time to enjoy some amazing events at Blenheim Palace before the summer holidays come to an end.

There’s still time to enjoy some amazing events at Blenheim Palace before the summer holidays come to an end.

Whether it’s open air family theatre production or transport festivals there is something for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Whatever the weather there are a whole host of indoor and outdoor interactive activities to join in.

If the sun is shining head outdoors to make the most of the 2,000 acre World Heritage Site with Pony Ridesin the Park, 26 – 27 August or picnics overlooking the ‘Finest View in England’.

Let adventure run wild as you explore the ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland surrounding Blenheim Palace. With over 300 years of history there are plenty of myths and legends to discover as you wander around the Estate. Journey to Fair Rosamund’s Well, visit the famous Harry Potter tree and see inside the Temple of Diana, where Winston Churchill proposed to his beloved Clementine during a summer downpour.

On Sunday 27 August the Pleasure Gardens are playing host to Immersion Theatre’s Wind in the Willows. The race is on to save Toad Hall! Everyone will enjoy the interactive show with Ratty, Mole, Badger and of course, Toad!

Plus from 27 – 28 August the annual Festival of Transport roars back to Blenheim Palace. Sunday 27th August will feature the Classic Car Show and Monday 28th August will include not only the Classic Cars, but also motorcycles, Minis and VW’s, Customs, Hot Rods and Americans, Kit and Sports Cars. Learn more about automobiles during your visit.

If the weather isn’t as glorious head indoors where the Palace is leading Upstairs Tours and Downstairs Tours alongside visits to the Duke’s Private Apartments, the State Rooms and exhibitions charting the life of Sir Winston Churchill, who was born at Blenheim Palace.

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