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Blenheim

Blenheim Palace makes a unique and magnificent venue for corporate and private events and weddings, whatever the size and style.

This World Heritage Site is set in more than 2000 acres of beautiful landscaped Parkland and boasts over 300 years of history, with more than six spaces available for use.

Our experienced events team will work closely with you from the initial enquiry through to the event and beyond.

Press Release

Blenheim Estate Office Wins Oxford Preservation Trust Award

The Blenheim Estate Office has been recognised in the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2019. The single-storey office received an OPT plaque in the Small Projects category for the annual awards celebrating the best in building conservation and preservation as well as exemplary new architecture. The Estate Office, which opened in Woodstock last year, is situated […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Art and Culture, Attractions

Oxfordshire

15th November 2019

Press Release

Apprentice Nicole’s Adventure in Wonderland

Customer Services Apprentice, Nicole Nielsen-Pike, is to take on the starring role in Blenheim Palace’s ‘Alice in the Palace’ festive celebrations. Nicole’s exciting new adventure is part of her varied apprenticeship at the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nicole, 18 from Woodstock, has been visiting the Palace with her family for many years before becoming […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Hospitality, HR, R and R, Recruitment

Oxfordshire

4th November 2019

Press Release

Blenheim Estate Opens its Doors to Social Inclusion Charity

Blenheim Estate is joining forces with an award-winning employment charity and social enterprise to provide classes and activities for people facing multiple challenges, helping them move forward with their lives. From the middle of October, Oxfordshire charity Aspire will be running a series of sport and activity social inclusion programmes at the UNESCO World Heritage […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Charities

Oxfordshire

28th October 2019

Press Release

Blenheim Estate Homes Unveils Long-Term Legacy Principals for Developments

Blenheim Estate Homes has unveiled a ground-breaking set of commitments which set new standards in landowner legacy development. The commitments, which were inspired by the Prince’s Foundation Landowner Legacy principals, are based on the belief that local landowners have a social, economic and moral responsibility to deliver developments of which both long term landowners and […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

17th September 2019

Press Release

Blenheim’s Economic Impact Passes £100m Milestone

A newly-released report undertaken by Oxford Brookes Business School on behalf of Blenheim has revealed that Blenheim is contributing more than £100m annually to the economy. The figure is a major milestone for the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site and represents a 15% increase compared to the previous year. According to the report Blenheim’s total […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

17th September 2019

Press Release

THE PLAY’S THE THING – SHAKESPEARE TO BRING £5M BOOST TO LOCAL ECONOMY

Blenheim Palace CEO Dominic Hare believes this summer’s Shakespeare festival could boost the local economy by up to £5m. Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean theatre will be taking centre stage in the grounds of the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site for a summer season featuring four of the Bard’s most popular plays. Running from 8th […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

15th July 2019

Press Release

Nature-Inspired Jeweller Wins Blenheim’s FAB Startup Business Award

A jeweller whose work is inspired by the natural world was announced the winner of this year’s FAB Startup Business Award at Blenheim Palace this week. Shipston on Stour based Wild & Fine was among eight shortlisted businesses who pitched their Start Ups to a panel of Blenheim’s senior management and the FAB Accelerator team. […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

1st July 2019

Press Release

Blenheim Launches Search for New Business Entrepreneurs

Blenheim is inviting entrepreneurs and new businesses to take part in a start-up scheme aimed at boosting their chances of success. Working in partnership with the FAB Accelerator team, the Oxfordshire estate has put together its own programme designed to support locally-based firms. The opportunity is open to any business which is less than two […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

15th May 2019

Press Release

Blenheim launches new search for business entrepreneurs

Blenheim is inviting entrepreneurs and new businesses to take part in a start-up scheme aimed at boosting their chances of success. The opportunity is open to any business which is less than two years old or has fewer than five employees, is based within 20 miles of Blenheim, and can provide something which could be […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Development, Marketing

Oxfordshire

29th April 2019

Press Release

BLENHEIM JOINS FORCES WITH FARMING CHARITY

Blenheim is working with an Oxfordshire-based farming charity to host working visits for people with learning disabilities and autism. A team of co-farmers from FarmAbility will be making regular visits to the Blenheim Estate to assist in a variety of hands-on animal and land-based activities. The initiative is part of a series of community-based charitable […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

26th April 2019

Press Release

SANE’S BLACK DOG VISITS CHURCHILL’S BIRTHPLACE

SANE, a mental health charity, will be bringing a four-foot-tall statue of a black dog called Sirius to Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, from Monday, 8th April – Tuesday, 22nd April as part of their Black Dog Campaign. The campaign aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and encourages people to […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

10th April 2019

Press Release

BLENHEIM BURSARY BOOST FOR LOCAL GOOD CAUSES

A number of local charities and good causes are set to benefit from a £50,000 charity and community bursary set up by Blenheim. The bursary, which was launched at the end of 2018, is available to all charities and organisations based within a 20-mile radius of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among groups receiving funds, […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

20th March 2019

Press Release

Leading Oxfordshire Business Network Hosts Event at Blenheim Palace

B4 – the Oxford Business Network – recently hosted an innovative forum at Blenheim Palace in the Marlborough Room. The event, which examined how to house Oxfordshire’s growing workforce, was attended by nearly 50 delegates from across the Oxfordshire District including the county’s planning and business community. Town planners, elected officials and the business community […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

26th February 2019

B4 Article

Residents enjoy first christmas in long Hanborough’s affordable homes

A young family was among the first residents to spend Christmas in their new home at Long Hanborough, as part of Blenheim’s affordable housing scheme in partnership with West Oxfordshire District Council. Janie Drinkwater, who has been on the housing waiting list since the summer of 2016, moved into her three-bedroom property along with her […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Property and Building, Property Services

Oxfordshire

20th February 2019

B4 Article

Blenheim Estate acquires Pye Homes

Blenheim Estate is very proud to announce it has acquired its long-standing development partner Pye Homes along with its management team. Established in 1927, the Kidlington-based firm has a recognised tradition of building high quality new homes locally in Oxfordshire and further afield. The company is currently working with the Blenheim Estate on building 169 […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Accommodation, Art and Culture, Conference Venues, Events, Leisure, Property and Building, Property and Construction Consultancy, Travel and Tourism

Oxfordshire

14th February 2019

Press Release

Circus Theme for 2019 Blenheim Palace Flower Show

This year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show, which will run from Friday 21 June – Sunday 23 June, 2019, will have a circus theme. Now in its seventh year the unmissable gardening show returns to the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site with a series of exciting new additions. As part of the spectacular event members of […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

4th February 2019

Press Release

BLENHEIM PALACE LAUNCHES SEARCH TO FIND LOST FIRE ENGINE

Blenheim Palace has launched a nationwide search to try and track down one of its old fire engines. The Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site is appealing to anyone who may know the whereabouts of the Merryweather steam fire engine. Blenheim Palace had its own brigade from the mid to late 1800s and owned a variety […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

29th January 2019

Press Release

RESIDENTS ENJOY FIRST CHRISTMAS IN LONG HANBOROUGH’S AFFORDABLE HOMES

A young family was among the first residents to spend Christmas in their new home at Long Hanborough, as part of Blenheim’s affordable housing scheme in partnership with West Oxfordshire District Council. Janie Drinkwater, who has been on the housing waiting list since the summer of 2016, moved into her three-bedroom property along with her […]

Minnie Fledderus-Diaconu

Attractions

Oxfordshire

16th January 2019

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