Planning your journey

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre,
Blenheim Palace,
OX20 1UL


The theatre and village is accessible. If you have any questions or would like to enquire about special arrangements, please email us at


Regular services run from London Victoria Coach station to Gloucester Green in Oxford. Visit for prices and times. Multi stop - Oxford/Blenheim Palace/Bicester Village. To find multi stop/direct trips to Blenheim Palace and Bicester Village from Oxford, visit

By Car:

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre is located in the grounds of Blenheim Palace, 8 miles North West of Oxford in the historic town of Woodstock on the A44. Blenheim Palace is signposted from junction nine of the M40. For satnav directions, please use OX20 1UL. When visiting by car, please be aware that a 20mph speed limit applies across the Estate.


Parking for Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre is free and there is an on-site car park at Blenheim Palace situated within a few minutes stroll from the Theatre. There is disabled parking for blue badge holders at Flagstaff car park in front of the Palace.

By Train:

Nearby train stations include Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Long Hanborough. Call Blenheim Palace on 08457 484950 for up to date train information or visit or


The S3 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of Blenheim Palace. Please ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop./p>

The 7 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs from Oxford train station and George street via Oxford Parkway to the gates of Blenheim Palace.

Oxford Bus Company's 500 service leaves from Oxford Parkway and stops at Blenheim Palace and Woodstock. Ask the driver for more details or check the leaflets on board.

For the timetable and more information on the route, visit or


Booking a taxi in advance can provide the cheapest, most convenient journey. Visit or to plan your trip.