Set in 2100 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland, the palace is surrounded by sweeping lawns and award-winning formal gardens.
What makes it special
- Blenheim Palace was once converted into a hospital to nurse wounded soldiers during the First World War.
Everyday 9am - 6pm
Prices start at £14.50
Other things to do nearby
Ashmolean Museum hosts a fascinating collection of history, objects and art from around the world, all under one roof for you to enjoy.
Explore the quadrangles and the Divinity School or take a behind the scenes tour of oldest research library, the Bodleian.
With 7000 plants, this is the most compact yet diverse collection of plants in the World. Explore the walled garden and glasshouses. Visit the Botanic Garden website
The hostel is just one minute from the Thames Path National Trail, which stretches 180 miles along the banks of the river Thames.
Contemporary art exhibitions by artists from all over the world, including live events, educational and family activities.
Discover Oxford’s lesser known history - tales of great escapes, betrayal and romance within the walls of the castle and prison. Visit the website
Enjoy live performances of British and international drama, family shows, contemporary dance and music, comedy, lectures and poetry.
myOxfordtravel provides unique downloadable tour itineraries and a trip planning service.
Sightseeing has never been so much fun! Hop on and off as much as you like, and see all the sights that the city has to offer. One route, but with 20 stops. Visit the Bus Tour website