Branch Out and Give an Alternative Gift this Christmas

Branch Out and Give an Alternative Gift this Christmas

We are giving people the unique opportunity to give a conscious gift this Christmas and help the environment by having a tree planted on our UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Our Estate’s National Tree Week Celebration

Our Estate’s National Tree Week Celebration

Our Estate is celebrating National Tree Week (26th November – 4th December) by encouraging more visitors to join our epic tree planting scheme across our Oxfordshire Estate.

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Our Estate Lets Nature Run Wild

Our Estate Lets Nature Run Wild

Gardeners on our Estate in Oxfordshire are ditching their mowers and allowing nature to lead the way.

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Our Estate Breathes New Life Into Historic Walled Gardens

Our Estate Breathes New Life Into Historic Walled Gardens

Our Estate has joined forces with food producers Worthy Earth to create a flourishing regenerative kitchen garden within its historic Walled Garden.

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New Vision to Put Nature at Heart of Our Estate

New Vision to Put Nature at Heart of Our Estate

Wildlife Trust forges new partnership with our UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Wild Honeybees Saved After Huge Branch Breaks Off Ancient Oak

Wild Honeybees Saved After Huge Branch Breaks Off Ancient Oak

A colony of wild honeybees has been rescued after being discovered inside a giant fallen oak tree branch on our Estate.

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Schools Join Our Estate’s Epic Tree Planting Project

Schools Join Our Estate’s Epic Tree Planting Project

School children from across the south are joining our epic tree-planting project to create nine new woodlands on our Estate.

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Our Shepherds Launch Thank Ewe Campaign Ahead of Lambing Season

Our Shepherds Launch Thank Ewe Campaign Ahead of Lambing Season

Our shepherds are asking dog owners to act responsibly while visiting our estate in the run up to lambing season.

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Together With Rowse Honey, we Will Create Over 50 Acres of Sustainable Habitat For Pollinators

Together With Rowse Honey, we Will Create Over 50 Acres of Sustainable Habitat For Pollinators

We are joining forces with Rowse Honey on a major conservation project to create a sustainable nectar source for local wild bees and other pollinators, as well as introducing new habitats for insects and birds, in and around our Oxfordshire estate.

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Our Estate Completes Planting of New Flagship Woodland

Our Estate Completes Planting of New Flagship Woodland

Our rural team has completed planting the first of nine new woodlands on our Oxfordshire Estate.

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Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Become Our New Head Gardener

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Become Our New Head Gardener

We are looking to recruit a new Head Gardener – the first time the role has become vacant in 40 years.

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Our Tree Planting Scheme is a ‘Shining Example’ Says Forestry Commission

Our Tree Planting Scheme is a ‘Shining Example’ Says Forestry Commission

Our commitment to create nine new woodlands and plant more than 270,000 trees has been hailed as a ‘shining example’ by the Forestry Commission.

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Our New Solar Park to Generate Enough Power For More Than 700 Homes

Our New Solar Park to Generate Enough Power For More Than 700 Homes

We have begun work on a new solar park on former agricultural land northeast of Woodstock.

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Morgan Sindall Creating Nine New Public Access Woods on Our Estate as Part of ‘Unprecedented’ Tree Planting Project

Morgan Sindall Creating Nine New Public Access Woods on Our Estate as Part of ‘Unprecedented’ Tree Planting Project

The first of 270,000 trees are being planted on our Estate as part of an ‘unprecedented’ project, in partnership with Morgan Sindall Group plc, the construction and regeneration group, to create nine new woodlands.

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Halloween Tornado Leaves a Trail of Destruction Through Our Woodland

Halloween Tornado Leaves a Trail of Destruction Through Our Woodland

More than 100 trees have been snapped in two after a tornado ripped through Burleigh Wood in Bladon on Halloween.

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Our Ground-breaking Partnership to Rewild River

Our Ground-breaking Partnership to Rewild River

We've joined forces with the Environment Agency, Thames Water and the Evenlode Catchment Partnership in a unique partnership to help restore one of Oxfordshire’s most important floodplains.

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We've Been Shortlisted For Estates Gazette Awards

We've Been Shortlisted For Estates Gazette Awards

Blenheim Estate Homes and West Oxfordshire District Council have been nominated as finalists in The Public/Private Partnership Award category of 2021’s Estate Gazette Awards.

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MP Impressed With Our Environmental Initiatives

MP Impressed With Our Environmental Initiatives

MP Robert Courts has praised our commitment to the environment during a visit this week.

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Queen Bee Attempts Palace Coup

Queen Bee Attempts Palace Coup

The Palace is used to welcoming royalty, but when a queen bee inadvertently led her colony to swarm on a stone plinth outside the Duke of Marlborough’s private entrance it was decided she needed to be gently escorted off the premises.

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We're Offering a ‘Dream’ Role for Shepherd

We're Offering a ‘Dream’ Role for Shepherd

We are looking to recruit a shepherd to help care for our 1,000-strong flock of sheep, as well as our collection of rare breed British white cattle .

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Re-discovered 200-year-old Guide Reveals Lost Treasures of one of Britain’s Most Luxurious Roman Villas

Re-discovered 200-year-old Guide Reveals Lost Treasures of one of Britain’s Most Luxurious Roman Villas

Our Palace Archivist has re-discovered a 200-year-old guide revealing the lost treasures of one of Britain’s largest and most luxurious Roman villas

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We've Launched a Tree Sponsorship Scheme

We've Launched a Tree Sponsorship Scheme

We are giving people the unique opportunity to commemorate a special event or remember a loved one and help the environment by having a tree planted on our UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Saplings From Europe’s Greatest Collection of  Ancient Oaks on Sale at Blenheim Palace

Saplings From Europe’s Greatest Collection of Ancient Oaks on Sale at Blenheim Palace

A limited number of saplings grown from Europe’s greatest collection of ancient oaks have gone on sale to the public at Blenheim Palace for the first time.

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We Are Addressing Urgent Need To Expand Woodland Creation

We Are Addressing Urgent Need To Expand Woodland Creation

Our Estates Director has addressed a national conference on how to fulfil ambitious new goals for woodland creation in England and Wales.

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Chainsaw Champion Carves Stunning Seat From Fallen Oak

Chainsaw Champion Carves Stunning Seat From Fallen Oak

A fallen ancient oak tree on our Estate has been given a new lease of life as a stunning carved bench thanks to the artistic skills of chainsaw artist Matthew Crabb.

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Growing natural capital: Morgan Sindall And Blenheim Estate creating new forests

Growing natural capital: Morgan Sindall And Blenheim Estate creating new forests

In partnership with Morgan Sindall Group plc we are creating nine new woodlands, planting more than a quarter of a million trees to transform the land as part of an ambitious series of sustainability initiatives.

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We're Inviting Tenders For Partnership on Arable Land

We're Inviting Tenders For Partnership on Arable Land

We are inviting farmers to tender for c.1,100 acres (445ha) of arable farmland as we implement our ground-breaking land strategy.

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Survey Reveals Biodiversity of our Ancient Woodland

Survey Reveals Biodiversity of our Ancient Woodland

A new survey has revealed the incredible biodiversity of our ancient woodland.

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Volunteers Restore Historic Hedgerow

Volunteers Restore Historic Hedgerow

A team of volunteers is helping to re-plant an ancient hedgerow as part of a wildlife conservation project in Bladon.

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We're Building Bee B&Bs

We're Building Bee B&Bs

We're building our own natural hives to help protect dwindling colonies of wild bees across our estate.

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Brightening up the community with nearly 2,000 spring bulbs

Brightening up the community with nearly 2,000 spring bulbs

Our Gardens Team are donating nearly 2,000 spring bulbs to local groups following an online appeal.

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Huge Interest in our Latest Collection at Park View

Huge Interest in our Latest Collection at Park View

We are officially launching our latest collection of our landmark Park View development this weekend and hundreds of buyers have already pre-registered their interest.

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Our Herdsman Harvests Bumper Crop From Giant Veg Chaos Garden

Our Herdsman Harvests Bumper Crop From Giant Veg Chaos Garden

Our Herdsman Richard has harvested a bumper crop of vegetables from a giant edible chaos garden he created on our Estate.

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We've Appointed an Award-Winning Consultancy to Help us Shape a Sustainable Future

We've Appointed an Award-Winning Consultancy to Help us Shape a Sustainable Future

We are working with VeloCity, which features engineers, architects and planners, to re-imagine a future based around people, places, public transport and new technology.

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