Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire Events
Nestled amid 2,000 acres of picturesque Capability Brown-designed parklands and immaculate formal gardens, the historic Blenheim Palace offers a spectacular setting for luxury weddings and private events in Oxfordshire. This magnificent 18th-century Palace is home to six stunning event spaces boasting opulent decor and striking historical details. In the warmer months, the Palace’s verdant South Lawns play host to fabulous outdoor soirees and lavish marquee weddings.
Whether you’re planning an extravagant wedding celebration for 200+ guests or an intimate dinner party with your nearest and dearest, the dedicated events team at Blenheim Palace will ensure every detail comes together effortlessly for a seamless and stress-free occasion. These experienced professionals work closely with a hand-picked selection of esteemed caterers and suppliers to deliver an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to attend an event at the Palace.
Highlights of Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire Events:
- Magnificent 18th-century baroque Palace in the Oxfordshire countryside
- Six spectacular function spaces, ranging from intimate to grand
- Picturesque setting amidst 2,000 acres of lush parklands and formal gardens
- Bespoke event packages tailored to your vision and budget
- Experienced events team to assist with planning
- Licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and partnerships
Spaces At This Venue
The Great Hall
The magnificent Great Hall provides an impressive setting for a dinner or drinks reception at Blenheim Palace. This grand space boasts opulent decor and soaring 67-feet-high ceilings painted by esteemed English painter Sir James Thornhill.Read More
Clementine's on the Lawn
This stunning glass marquee is situated on the sprawling South Lawns at Blenheim Palace, providing a picturesque location for elegant seated reception dinners. Dine amidst lush greenery overlooking the magnificent Palace and its grand facade.Read More
The Long Library
One of the longest rooms in any British stately home, the Long Library at Blenheim Palace is home to a staggering 10,000 books and a magnificent Willis organ. Boasting stunning views over the Water Terraces, landscaped parklands, and Great Lake, this splendid room is the perfect place to enjoy a fine dining experience at the Palace.Read More
The Saloon is an inviting yet cosy space at the Palace, perfect for intimate dinners, drinks receptions, and late-night dancing. Two fireplaces create a warm atmosphere, while intricate paintings by French artist Louis Laguerre evoke a sense of historical opulence.Read More
We love Blenheim Palace and had our wedding here, an absolutely amazing venue. The entire team were amazing throughout the day.
Blenheim Palace provided a wonderful setting for our couple's civil wedding day. The grounds are just spectacular!
Went to Blenheim Palace to attend a wedding. Beautiful setting and wonderful gardens with very attentive staff.
Frequently Asked Questions
Prices start from £14,500 and vary depending on the day and chosen wedding space.
Capacity limits will vary depending on your chosen event space and are as follows:
- Clementine’s on the Lawn — 180 dinner and dance, 200 seated
- The Great Hall, Saloon and Long Library — 250 dinner and dance
- The Great Hall and Saloon — 130 dinner and dance
- The Saloon — 60 seated
Weddings inside the Palace must end by 12.30am. Marquee weddings on the lawn must end by 11.30pm.
Weddings at Blenheim Palace are luxurious and seamless affairs, with opulent wedding spaces and endless photo possibilities across 2,000 acres of idyllic parklands and formal gardens.
There are plenty of accommodation options near Blenheim Palace, including:
- Premier Inn Oxford Kidlington
- Macdonald Bear Hotel
- The Blenheim Buttery
- The Crown Inn
Yes, there is plenty of free on-site parking at Blenheim Palace.
Blenheim Palace works closely with a hand-picked list of exceptional catering suppliers to offer bespoke menus for weddings and events.