BLENHEIM Palace is among two Oxfordshire finalists for a prestigious tourism industry award.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site in Woodstock has been shortlisted for the international tourism prize in VisitEngland's 2020 Awards for Excellence.

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Meanwhile, The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake, near Henley, made the final three in the pub of the year category.

The nominations come after the two sites progressed from one of the 18 regional competitions held across the UK.

All finalists will be able to attend an online virtual event on Monday, August 17, when the winners will be announced.