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Blenheim Palace Tour

Join our reporter on a tour of Britain's greatest palace.

Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire is an internationally renowned landmark, with 300 years of lavish history behind it. In 2007 it opened a permanent interactive exhibition to celebrate its past called 'Blenheim Palace: The Untold Story'. It has everything from the construction of Vanbrugh’s fantastically designed building to the 8th Duke's scientific endeavours. Using talking portraits, touch screens and innovative film technology it walks you through the Palace’s past.

Before it opened we went there to find out more about the home to the 11th Duke of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. You can enjoy the whole of our twelve part series with our two guides John Forster and Karen Wiseman whose intimate knowledge of Oxfordshire’s fabulous World Heritage site is unsurpassed. Join them and our reporter Tim Bearder on an audio adventure around this fantastic building.

After it opened Tim Bearder returned to the Blenheim to take a look around the exhibit.

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