FRIDAY 21st - SUNDAY 23rd JUNE 2019




To help you plan your day out at the Palace, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked visitor questions.


If you have a question which isn’t answered here, please call our general enquiries line on 01993 810500, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays) or 01993 810530 seven days a week, 9am to 5pm (excluding Christmas Day).

Is there any mobility scooter hire?

Yes, you can prebook your scooter by clicking here You can collect your prebooked scooter at the entrance of the Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Is there an additional charge for parking?

No, parking at Blenheim Palace is free for visitors. There are plenty of car parking spaces available, some hard-standing and the remainder on grass.

Is there parking for motorhomes?

Yes, in the designated parking area by the Pleasure Gardens.

How far is the car park from the Palace entrance?

The main car park is between five and ten minutes walk to the Visitor Centre entrance. From here to the Palace takes less than five minutes.

Are there parking facilities for those who need accessibility?

Yes. The spaces are as close as possible to the entrance at the Visitor Centre. Please ask staff on arrival and they will direct you to these spaces. More information on accessibility at Blenheim Palace can be attained from the ‘Flagstaff’ Information kiosk on site and here.

What’s on offer for children?

Blenheim Palace offers a range activities for children. Information on what’s on offer can be found our ‘Families’ page.

Are dogs allowed in the grounds?

Dogs on leads are allowed in the extensive parkland around the Palace, but not in the Formal Gardens, Courtyards or Pleasure Gardens. Guide dogs for the blind or for the hard of hearing are, however, welcome in all areas. Please respect our surroundings and pick up any waste after your dog and dispose of it in the dog litter bins that are situated in various places around the park.

Is picnicking allowed?

Yes, you are welcome to picnic in any public areas of the Park. There are designated picnic areas at the lakeside, next to the visitor Centre and in the Pleasure Gardens.

Are BBQs allowed?

Unfortunately not, BBQs are not allowed anywhere in the grounds, but Blenheim host BBQ’s during the summer months so be sure to look in the Eat section of the website during this time to see when they are planned.

Are there any nice hotels locally?

If you are looking at staying in a hotel – there are some great rates here

Do I need to pre-book a visit to the Palace?

Individual visitors do not need to pre-book a trip to Blenheim Palace, you simply buy your ticket on the day. However, we do ask that groups of 15 or more pre-book their visit with the Groups Department. Visit groups for more information.

Can I enter the Palace more than once during my visit?

Yes, your ticket entitles you to enter the palace as many times as you wish during your visit. Remember, the last entry to the Palace is at 4.45pm.

Am I allowed to take photographs or film inside the Palace?

Yes, photography is permitted inside the palace as long as it’s not for publication but please do not use flash.