Churchill Birth Room Reopens at Blenheim Palace

The tiny bedroom where Sir Winston Churchill was born has re-opened at Blenheim Palace, after being closed to visitors for more than a year due to the pandemic.

News from the estate this August

Our teams across the Estate are working hard on our land, to make sure it’s the best it can be. With lots of projects in the works we are pushing ahead with our long-term aim to become the UK’s first estate to demonstrate carbon-positive land management. We want to share with you a few of the exciting stories and news from the past month.

Lord Mayor enjoys City Sightseeing open-top bus tour of Oxford as part of tourism campaign

Oxford’s Lord Mayor joined passengers on-board an open-top bus tour of the city as part of a campaign to encourage people to visit Oxford.

Blenheim Estate Homes and West Oxfordshire District Council Shortlisted for Estates Gazette Awards

Blenheim Estate Homes and West Oxfordshire District Council have been nominated as finalists in The Public/Private Partnership Award category of 2021’s Estate Gazette Awards.

Art on the Hoof at Blenheim Palace

A painting pony called Teddy is delighting visitors to Blenheim Palace’s new stables exhibition with his unbridled artistic prowess.

The lastest from Blenheim Palace

It’s been lovely to have some consistently warm weather to enjoy recently, all be it a bit too hot at times. Whilst we have more freedom as a business these days, we are still being cautious to protect staff and visitors by keeping some restrictions in place and having less people in our offices, especially as we are experiencing what they are calling the ‘Pingdemic’!

MP Impressed With Blenheim’s Environmental Initiatives

MP Robert Courts has praised Blenheim Estate’s commitment to the environment during a visit to the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site this week.

City Sightseeing give rediscover Oxford campaign a school holiday boost

City Sightseeing Oxford have launched a ‘free child ticket’ as part of the #Rediscover Oxford campaign to kick-start the school holidays.

Bringing you the best from the Estate this July

We enjoy no better sight than peaceful calves snoozing in the sun, and these little ones were snapped doing just that in their High Park field. Our teams have been busy as always, ensuring our Estate is carefully managed and all our livestock are happy and healthy.

City Sightseeing helping locals rediscover Oxford

Tourism in Oxford is bouncing back, as 2,000 visitors per week enjoyed open-top bus tours of the city in June.

Candlemaker Wins Blenheim’s Start-up Business Award

A candlemaker from Long Wittenham has won Blenheim’s annual business start-up competition.

Blake Morgan supports operational transfer of Reading leisure centres to social enterprise

Reading Borough Council has signed a partnership contract with the non-profit social enterprise organisation Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL), which will now take over the operation of Reading’s four leisure centres on the Council’s behalf.