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Thursday, December 9, 2010

The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace

The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace is the world's second largest hedge maze.

The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace is the only maze its size which is designed as a picture (see below). The maze portrays the 1st Duke of Marlborough's trappings of war. The maze celebrates that Duke's victory at Blenheim.

The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace

The Marlborough Maze takes about 25 minutes to complete.

The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace
At the center of The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace, the word 'Blenheim' is spelled out in low hedges (see below).


The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace is located just off the A44 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The palace is open daily until 31 Oct. and then from Wednesday to Sunday between 3 Nov. and 12 Dec. in 2010. Visitors to Blenheim Palace may also want to visit nearby Burford, Christ Church College or Christ Church Cathedral.

Blenheim Palace map

Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
OX20 1PX
Tel:01993 811091

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