Step into the fascinating world of Blenheim Palace. A World Heritage site, the stunning house and gardens have played host to over 300 years of history. From its origins in the early 18th century to celebrate victory over the French, to the birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace offers visitors a time to treasure, every time. Take a walk through gilded state rooms housing one of Europe's finest collections of portraits. Head out for a stroll in more than 2,000 stunning acres of landscaped parkland and formal gardens.
Having explored the wonders of the Palace, you can take lunch in the nearby Grade II listed The Crown, Woodstock. You and your guest will be able to enjoy two courses of the restaurant's signature fare from a set table d'hote menu. With starters, mains and dessert options available, the hardest part will be choosing just two. Tuck into the likes of delicious beef carpaccio, crispy squid with aioli, salt-baked Lock Duart salmon and Italian Affogato. Whatever delights you choose, you're sure of a fantastic day of culture and dining on this memorable two-part experience.
What's Included? Discover over 300 years of history. Home to one of Europe's finest portrait collections. Explore 2,000 acres of parkland and gardens. A delicious two-course lunch from a set table d'hote menu at The Crown in nearby Woodstock. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
What happens on the day? On arrival at Blenheim Palace, you will collect your tickets along with a map before setting off on your self-guided tour. Within the Palace, you'll have access to the staterooms, showcasing over 300 years of history. You can also explore the extensive parklands and garden. You'll be able to take a two-course lunch from a set table d'hote menu at The Crown in nearby Woodstock. The menu will be a showcase of The Crown's delicious, signature dishes.
Participant guidelines - Minimum age: 16 (under 18s need to be accompanied by a paying adult). Under 18s will be offered a soft drink alternative. There is a large area close to the Palace Courtyard entrance set aside for parking for people with disabled badges. (Disabled Badges must be displayed in your car.) People without badges and with mobility restrictions can be dropped off at the Courtyard entrance. Please ask for assistance and directions when entering the park
The Crown is wheelchair accessible. The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary.
Availability - Both Blenheim Palace and The Crown must be pre-booked. Blenheim Palace available seven days a week subject to events taking place. Your voucher is for a single visit to Blenheim Palace which opens from 10.30 to 17.30 (last admission at 16.45). The Crown Lunch is available from 10.00–16.00 7 days a week with low availability in December. We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Please allow 2 hours to visit Blenheim Palace with an additional 1 to 2 hours to enjoy your lunch and 10 minutes walking between the venues. Please ensure you allow plenty of time for travelling between the different parts of your experience.
What should I wear? Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Additional information - Please mention any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
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Visit to Blenheim Palace and Lunch at The Crown in Woodstock for Two