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Getting to Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL | 28 August - 31 August 2024

Salon Privé is held at: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL – View on Google Maps

By Road

Blenheim Palace is located in the majestic old English town of Woodstock, just 8 miles north-west of Oxford on the A44 Evesham Road. Easily accessible from London and Birmingham, the Palace is signposted from Junction 9 of the M40.

If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode OX20 1UL

General Parking

Event parking for all guests is available within Blenheim Palace grounds, within a maximum 10 minute stroll to Salon Privé main entrance. Stewards will be on hand at Blenheim Palace to direct you.

Specific parking and shuttles will be available for any guests with mobility concerns. Please ensure your Blue Badge is clearly displayed within the vehicle on arrival – you will be directed to a convenient parking area and provided with a shuttle service to the event entrance.

Preferential Parking 

Preferential parking for your classic or supercar will once again be available along Blenheim Palace Avenue on Wednesday 28th August, Thursday 29th August and Friday 30th August. If you are driving your classic or supercar to the event and wish to park within the preferential area, please click here to register. (Applications open in Summer 2024)

On Saturday 31st , this area will be taken over by invited Car Clubs, and so available to members only.

By Rail

Nearby stations include Oxford and Bicester with direct trains running regularly from London Paddington and Marylebone respectively. Although the nearest train station to Blenheim Palace is Hanborough station, please note there isn’t a taxi rank at this station so is only suitable if you are being collected by car.

For up-to-date train information please call 08457 484950 or visit www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk or www.chilternrailways.co.uk.

By Air

For those attending from further afield, there is the option of arriving by helicopter directly to the Palace, or indeed private jet with London Oxford Airport only 6 minutes away, making the event more accessible for both UK and overseas guests than ever before. Please click here to apply for helicopter landing.

The nearest international airports are London Heathrow and Birmingham International. Kidlington (Oxford) Airport is situated just 2 miles from Blenheim Palace and caters for private planes and helicopters. Executive car transfers can be booked through the airport.

Where To Stay

The Macdonald Bear Hotel (4-star), Park Street, Woodstock – email NickW@salonpriveconcours.com for best rates and availability
https://www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/bear/

The Feathers (4-star) – Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SX
http://www.feathers.co.uk/ – email JamieC@salonpriveconcours.com for best rates and availability

Estelle Manor  – Estelle Manor (5-star) Eynsham, North Leigh, Park OX29 6PN – email NickW@salonpriveconcours.com for best rates and availability
https://estellemanor.com/

The Randolph Hotel (5-star) – Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2LN (Oxford city centre) – Reservations reservations@graduateoxforduk.co.uk Telephone: 0344 879 9132
https://www.graduatehotels.com/oxford-uk/

Accessibility

Blenheim Palace has made every effort to ensure disabled visitors can enjoy as much of the estate as possible. However please note the Salon Privé event is held on the lawns and therefore we do strongly recommend that disabled visitors are accompanied by a companion to assist them. Please note that the Courtyards and Formal Gardens have gravel paths requiring extra care.

For more information on disabled access or how to hire a mobility scooter or wheelchair please visit www.blenheimpalace.com/visit-us/access-information.html 

Any further enquiries, please contact info@salonpriveconcours.com

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