Blenheim Palace

On the first day of our holiday we went to Blenheim Palace.

Blenheim Palace

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This is the home to the Dukes of Marlborough and was the home of Winston Churchill.

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First we went inside but were cautious to look up when we went in. Something was watching us!!

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A big palace needs a big key, right?

Inside you couldn’t look anywhere without seeing decoration.

Look up:

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Look over here:

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Look.. well, you get the idea!

Outside there was much to do. It was the biggest grounds a house could have and they were designed by Capability Brown, a famous garden designer and this is his 300th anniversary of his birthday. We took a tour around the grounds on a golf buggy.

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We went on a mini train which took us to the butterfly house and the maze and the kids playground.

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We went into the butterfly house, which was really hot and steamy!

This looks like a leaf but it is actually a butterfly:

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Look what we found among the ferns!

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We went in the maze:

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We loved it at Blenheim and got annual passes so that we can go again. I would like to go back for the Christmas Lights!

More information: Blenheim Palace

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