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View our official FAQs for the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials below. If we’ve not answered your question, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 2022 returns from 15 – 18 September.

Tickets are now on sale here.

Hospitality is available to purchase for 2022 here.

Admission is free of charge after 4pm on each day of the event.

Yes, you can purchase tickets on the day. Please note, they will be more expensive and get best priced tickets in advance.

It is strongly recommended you purchase your tickets as soon as possible, in the event of a limited capacity event, tickets will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Admission is free of charge after 4pm on each day of the event.

The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are operated by The Jockey Club and not connected to previous event organisers.

As such, should you wish to purchase tickets you will need to create a new account with The Jockey Club when purchasing tickets for The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

Tickets will be on a first come first served basis, with limited hospitality capacity we strongly recommend you upgrade in advance by calling 01242 806570 and find out more here.

The start of the competition is on Wednesday (14th September) afternoon with the first official horse inspection in front of the Ground Jury and the Veterinary Delegate. There will be a HiHo Silver competition for the best-dressed riders so expect to see some fabulous outfits! The grounds are not open to the public.

Yes but you will need to purchase an additional ticket to access Blenheim Palace – these tickets can be purchased here.

We no longer have a Membership option, you can enjoy the same, exclusive experience by purchasing a Club Ticket.

No refunds can be made in respect of any lost, forgotten, unused or surplus tickets or badges.

Dogs are welcome so long as they are always kept on a lead, and that owners clean up any mess made. Dogs are not permitted in Hospitality areas or arena seating.


As the horse trials is a separate event run by The Jockey Club, you will need to purchase an admission to gain entry to the event.

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials is a cashless event. Should you require cash, there is an ATM machine on site.

Credit and debit cards are accepted at the event. Tickets can only be purchased using a credit or debit card on the day.

Please note that Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials is a cashless event. Should you require cash, there is an ATM machine on site.

This may be because you are entering a house name instead of a house number – in this instance please contact the call centre on 0344 5793016 and they will be happy to help, we are sorry for this issue.

On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Woodstock seats in the Palace Arena are available and free with a Club Enclosure ticket. On those days, seats cannot be reserved. On Sunday, reserved Woodstock seats are included with your Club Enclosure ticket.

Churchill and Bladon seats in the Palace Areana are available and free with a General Admission ticket on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Reserved Churchill and Bladon seats can be purchased for Sunday, but please be aware these sell out quickly.

Please dress appropriately for the conditions, but wear what you are most comfortable in. It is advised that if the weather has been wet, to wear wellington boots or a similar form of waterproof shoe as the course is walked on by up to 60,000 people and therefore can become muddy. Sufferers of hay fever and horse allergies are advised to remember their antihistamines or other relevant medications.

Fancy dress is permitted as long as the outfit is not offensive, and at our discretion, we reserve the right to decline entry should the need arise. Fancy dress is not permitted in Hospitality or restaurant facilities.

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy at the event, however you are restricted from taking your food into the Palace Pavilion. There are rubbish disposal facilities located all around the grounds, so please do use these when you are finished with your picnics so that litter is kept to a minimum.

We will publish the timings closer to the event.

Increased entrances, marshals and extensive and additional onsite parking to 2021 is available as well as disabled parking facilities for holders of official blue disabled passes. There is a parking fee for all vehicles at the event. There is a short walk from the car park to the heart of the event.

Click here to read our full accessibility information.

Children 17 years of age and under can enter the event for free when accompanied by an adult, they will require proof of age and will be given a ticket on the entrance.

Whilst, under 18’s are free, if you are purchasing seating, you will also need to purchase seating for children.

Please call – 0344 5793016 to purchase children’s seats.

Click here for our camping information.

Hook-up will need to be purchased separately, and all bookers were contacted.

If you’re yet to purchase your camping ticket, hook up is available as an add on, please select this when booking your Camping package.

For further information about Camping and to book please click here.

The camping order will need to be on one order to guarantee placement together however will we do our best to accommodate specific requests.

The shopping village at Blenheim will have a extensive variety of outlets, click here for more information.

You may smoke at the event, however smoking or vaping is not permitted within tented areas of the venue or within the grandstand.

Baby changing facilities are located around the event site within our disabled toilets. These are in all key areas so you should never be too far away from one when needed.

Lost Property can be handed in at the Information Point and if you are missing something after the event please email – info.blenheim@thejockeyclub.co.uk giving a full description of your lost property.