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New trail of famous filming locations at Blenheim Palace opens

Byoxfordnewspaper

Aug 26, 2022

A new trail at Blenheim Palace will give visitors the chance to follow in the footsteps of Hollywood A-listers.

The world famous palace has been used a filming location for films and television series for many years, with the new trail aiming to bring the locations to life.

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Oxford Mail: Filming for Harry Potter beside the cedar of Lebanon tree at Blenheim PalaceFilming for Harry Potter beside the cedar of Lebanon tree at Blenheim Palace

Visitors will be able to travel around the palace and estate scanning QR codes and going on location of some of the most famous blockbusters in cinematic history, from Harry Potter to the James Bond.

The QR codes contain fun facts, such as how Billy Connolly saved a lucky couple’s wedding day when filming for Gulliver’s Travels in 2010.

Access to the trail is included with an Annual Pass, Palace, Park & Gardens ticket whilst visitors can also convert their tickets into annual passes at no extra cost, meaning they can enjoy more than just one day out at the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

You can get in touch with her by emailing: sophie.perry@newsquest.co.uk

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