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Exclusive offer | Experience Europe's first-ever pop up Shakespearean theatre at Blenheim Palace and immerse yourself in one of Shakespeare's most famous plays. Once you've delved into the history of this beautiful palace, unwind with 4 star luxury at Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel.

What’s included?

  • Two tickets to a Shakespeare play which will be performed at Blenheim Palace in Shakespeare's Rose Theatre (worth £52pp)
  • Choose from either: Macbeth (2nd September), Romeo & Juliet (3rd September), Richard III (4th September), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (6th September)
  • Two tickets to Blenheim Palace (worth £27pp)
  • Cream tea for two on arrival to the hotel (worth £19.90)
  • Dinner on your first night (£25pp allocation)
  • Two nights full bed & full English breakfast daily at 4 star Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel
In order to receive your tickets in time for your stay, your booking needs to be confirmed at least 7 days in advance. Your tickets will be posted to you prior to arrival. If you have any queries on this, please call our team on 01905 792818.

At a glance

  • Be spellbound as you enjoy an unforgettable experience in Europe's first-ever Shakespearean pop up theatre. Be transported back in time on an intimate thrill ride, choosing one from four of Shakespeare's most famous plays. Experience the traditional 13-sided scaffolding theatre, offering an expansive three tiers of covered seating and open courtyard. Click here to learn more
  • Outside the theatre, you can wander through a Shakespearean village filled with thatched buildings offering local ales and tasty ice cream. Experience stunning Elizabethan garden with elaborate box hedging and filled with a stunning array of flowers and herbs
  • Built in the 18th century, Blenheim Palace has over 300 years of history to delve into, including connections to Winston Churchill and over 2000 acres of surrounding parkland designed by Lancelot Capability Brown.

Good to know

  • We will post your chosen tickets to you prior to your arrival. Please note this break cannot be cancelled or amended and therefore the Flexibility Payment option is not applicable to this break. This is due to attraction tickets being issued by a third party supplier
  • Walk the perimeter of this stunning parkland; the longest of walks at Blenheim covering approximately 5 miles. Discover some of the quieter parts of Blenheim Estate great for spotting wildlife
  • After a day's exploring, indulge in outstanding food in a very stylish yet informal restaurant. Enjoy the delicious, seasonal dishes made with the best locally sourced produce

*Please note all bookings are subject to an additional £2.50 service charge, for full T&C'sclick here

Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel is a 4-star Hotel conveniently located just 500 yards from J6 of the M40 in Oxfordshire, making it a popular meeting point between London and Birmingham. Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel provides a perfect accommodation solution for Garsington Opera; Midsomer Murders, Blenheim Palace; Henley Regatta, walking The Ridgeway and running Race To The Stones, amongst many other local events!
The Hotel prides itself on their friendly, yet professional style, with relaxed and informal surroundings. Food is a real passion at Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel, Watlington .They believe it is possible to provide outstanding food in stylish yet informal surroundings at sensible prices - with a reputation for doing just that. The accomplished head chef and his team produce delicious, seasonal dishes with a big focus on locally sourced produce.The menu in the Kite Restaurant and Bar feature imaginative modern British a la carte dishes, as well as traditional pub classics. They also offer mouth-watering bar snack menus and puddings.

Further Information

Check-In: 14:00
Check-Out: 11:00

Free parking for hotel guests.
WiFi is available thoughout the hotel and is free of charge.
Breakfast is served from 07:00 until 09:30 Monday to Friday and from 08:00 until 10:00 at the weekend.
Evening meals are available between 18:00 and 21.30.
Pets are allowed at a charge of £25 per night, no more than two big dogs allowed.


Waterperry Gardens    
Chinnor Steam Railway
Swan Antiques
Waddesdon Manor
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum
Bicester Village 
Wallingford Castle
Oxford Castle 
River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames


By Road
London Road, Aston Rowant, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5SB
From London: Heading from London towards Oxford on the M40, exit at Junction 6. At the T-Junction take the right-hand turn towards Chinnor (B4009). This takes you back under the motorway. Shortly after take the first left-hand turn to Postcombe/Thame (A40).
From Oxford: Heading from Oxford to London on the M40, exit at Junction 6. At the T-Junction turn left towards Chinnor (B4009). Shortly after take the first left-hand turn to Postcombe/Thame (A40).
From Henley-On-Thames: Heading from Henley-On-Thames take the B480 to Watlington. At the junction of the B480 and the B4009 turn right onto the B4009 and follow the road through Watlington. After a couple of miles you will pass under the M40. Shortly after, take the first left-hand turn to Postcombe/Thame (A40).

By Rail
Nearest Station: Princes Risborough - 7.2 Miles

By Air
Nearest Airport: London Heathrow - 29 Miles
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service (not 24 hour)
  • FREE WiFi
  • Lift
  • Parking (Free)
  • High Chair
  • Packed Lunches
  • Full Fitness Centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Pets Allowed (charges may apply)
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning service
  • Bath
  • WiFi in hotel (FREE)
  • WiFi in guest rooms (FREE)
  • Rooms with Bath
  • Rooms with Shower
  • Bath / Shower
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Garden
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating 3.33333333333333
based on 3 reviews.
Customer Rating: Ms Calverley, Colchester Fab Hotel, great food, lovely room would definitely return.

Customer Rating: Mr Virrill, Poole Room was cold but spacious. Bathroom could have done with a refurb. Other than that the hotel was excellent and the food was very good quality.

Customer Rating: Mr Ardan, Reigate very pleasant stay in nice hotel

100% of our customers would go back

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