Sustainability

With over a 300-year-old history boasting world-famous landscapes, it is our duty to preserve, protect and share the precious natural habitats and species that thrive across our estate for future generations.

 We are committed to minimising our environmental impact while enhancing our socioeconomic impact, through our 10 key long-term sustainability goals, one of which is to become a net generator of Green Energy by 2027

The below provides a snapshot of the range of green innovations and environmental designations we have adopted through the years, as we continue to preserve Blenheim for centuries to come…

Sustainability Policies

Sustainability Policies

We aim to reduce our impact on the environment, stimulate the local economy and support local communities through all our activities.
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

By 2027, we aim to become a net generator of green energy using bio, solar and hydropower.
Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship

Almost 6,000 acres of our Estate are managed under of one of country's largest, most diverse Environmental Stewardship Agreements.

UNESCO status

Awarded a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Outstanding Universal Value, we are successfully managing the impacts of climate change by the way we are conserving and managing the park landscape, consisting Europe’s largest collection of veteran Oak trees.  

Green Tourism Gold Award

We were assessed against ten sustainability-related categories including our carbon footprint, waste management, ethical and local purchasing, water conservation and sustainable transport.  We achieved a score of 88% putting us in the top 8% of global participants.