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Woodstock is a small town in the region of Oxfordshire in southern England, 8 miles northwest of Oxford, and best known as the location of the illustrious Blenheim Palace. The town relies heavily on the tourism trade that this historic UNESCO World Heritage Site brings in.

First mentioned in history in 1086, Woodstock's exact date of settlement in unknown, though thought to go back to the Dark Ages.

Today, the town is known for Blenheim Palace and its gardens, tourism, history, for being involved in the lives of many historical characters, its musical clock, and beautiful downtown area with ivy-covered shops and buildings.

People Born in Woodstock

Winston Churchill

Woodstock in People's Lives

Ralph FiennesI traveled here in 1997 to film scenes of the movie The Avengers​. We filmed inside Blenheim Palace.


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