image for Fishing item typeCoarse Fishing on the Lake at Blenheim Palace

Great Lake

Great Lake

Details

The lake is renowned for its excellent coarse fishing during the summer. Set within the grounds of Blenheim Palace home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough it offers a picturesque backdrop of ‘Capability’ Brown’s landscaped Park and the Column of Victory.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian and Chinese guides.

Opening details

The Lake is open for fishing from 16th June until 14th March.
Summer Opening 0600-2100
(when clocks go forward)
Winter Opening 0700-dusk
(when clocks fall back)

Prices

Check availability before booking in advance - There are a total of 16 boats available each day so late booking may not be possible.

(please note that once booked and paid there are NO refunds given or date changes)

Blenheim Lake Fishing Price per Boat:

Boat for 1 person £28.00
Boat for 2 people £36.50
Boat for 3 people £38.50

'Capability' Brown

Sat 13 Feb - Sat 31 Dec 2016

Celebrate our great outdoors and join us in commemorating 300 years of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.

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Festival of Transport at Blenheim Palace

Sun 28 - Mon 29 Aug 2016

The Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport is gearing up for the 11th annual weekend celebration on 28-29 August, bank holiday weekend.

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‘Capability’ Brown Carriage Rides

Sat 17 - Sun 18 Sep 2016

Discover ‘Capability’ Brown at Blenheim Palace by Horse & Carriage. On selected dates throughout 2016, visitors can book to enjoy a trip around the Parkland to see iconic landscape as Brown himself would have viewed it.

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Reviews

    Contact

    Grace Cameron

    01993 810 500

    Address

    Woodstock,
    Oxfordshire,
    OX20 1PP

    • VistEngland VAQAS
    • Green Tourism Gold Award
    • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme
    • The Treasure Houses of England
    • Hudsons Heritage Awards - Winner
    • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

    Fishing, £28

    TOURISM EXSELLENCE AWARDS 2008: NAMED WINNER : LARGE VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR & RUNNER UP : BEST TOURISM EXPERIENCE AWARD HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS HUDSONS HERITAGE AWARDS WINNER Commercial Innovation GREEN TOURISM GOLD VISITENGLAND VAQAS

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Blenheim Palace on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SP 441160  Lat: 51.84148 Long: -1.36113

    Blenheim Palace is in Woodstock, 8 miles from Oxford on the A44 Evesham Road. It is easily accessible by car, coach and train. Blenheim is 12 miles from junction 9 of the M40 and is signposted from the motorway.
    Bus Route S3 Stagecoach service departs from bay 8, Gloucester Green Coach station, every half hour seven days a week.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Oxford station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian and Chinese guides.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
      • YesGravel
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesRamp

    Dining

    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
    • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
    • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
      • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
      • YesNut free
      • YesAdditive free
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
    • YesHigh chairs for children
    • YesChildren's menu
    • YesAudible alarm system

    Entrance

    • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesEntrance is well lit