Blenheim Palace Tour and The Cotswolds Day Trip from London

London, England (242)


%20 Blenheim Palace is a beautiful palace in Oxfordshire, England. It is the birthplace of the Duke of Marlborough, one of the most famous British generals of the 18th century. The Cotswolds are a beautiful area of England, with rolling hills and villages. On a day trip from London, you can visit the palace and the villages, and then spend the night in a charming inn or bed and breakfast.


Tour Duration: 600 min

Blenheim Palace Tour and The Cotswolds Day Trip from London

Discover the resplendent English county of Oxfordshire, an area renowned for its rolling green hills, spectacular stately homes and quintessentially English market towns. See beautiful Blenheim Palace, where Sir Winston Churchill was born and raised, plus visit iconic filming locations from the popular BBC TV series 'Downton Abbey'.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Blenheim Palace Tour and The Cotswolds Day Trip from London at no additional cost

  • Guided tour of Bampton village
  • Visit Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Expert guide
  • Superior Coach, Wi-Fi and USB Charging On-board
  • Panoramic drive through the Cotswolds
  • Optional entrance to Blenheim Palace Gardens only (if option selected)
  • Personal Audio Headset

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Blenheim Palace Tour and The Cotswolds Day Trip from London has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Points Of Interest

  • 120 minutes: Blenheim Palace This awe-inspiring stately home, the current private residence of the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, is perhaps best-known as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Admire the stunning details behind the portraits, tapestry and furniture in the lavishly decorated State Rooms, which includes furniture ornate furniture by Boulle, Savonniere carpet and the iconic 'Victories' series of tapestries celebrating the Duke's victory over the French armies of 'The Sun King', Louis XIV, at the Battle of Blenheim. Enjoy a stroll through the beautifully landscaped formal gardens and more than 2,000 acres of parkland, or walk in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill; visit his most cherished outdoor places on the grounds of Blenheim Palace, including the spot where he proposed to Clementine Hozier. (Please note that admission is not included. You can purchase a ticket on the day of the tour)
  • 90 minutes: Bourton-on-the-Water is a village in the rural Cotswolds area of south-central England. Straddling the River Windrush, it’s known for its low bridges and traditional stone houses. The Cotswold Motoring Museum features vintage cars and a toy collection. Birdland is home to species including parrots, owls and king penguins, plus life-size model dinosaurs. The Model Village is a 1930s scale replica of the village. *Please note that you will show you Bourton on the Water or Bibury*
  • 45 minutes: The picturesque village of Bampton; the filming location for many of the famous landmarks featured on the popular period drama television series, Downton Abbey. You’ll see the buildings that played the part of the home of Isobel Crawley, the Downton Cottage Hospital, the church, and also the location for two fictional local pubs, The Grantham Arms and The Dog & Duck.

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Please Note: this tour does not visit Highclere Castle
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons