Blenheim is named after the Battle of Blenheim (1704), where troops led
by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough defeated a combined French
and Bavarian force
Has the tital of 'ONE OF THE SUNNIEST TOWNS IN NEW ZEALAND!",
a title worth remembering perhaps if you have struck, cold & wet weather!
Hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters.
Blenheim is situated in the Marlborough region of New Zealand on the
north east corner of the South Island. The area which surrounds the town
is well known as a centre of New Zealand's wine industry.
Blenheim's attractions include its wine industry, plenty of them to choose
The town is situated in a good position because nearby,
you can go swimming with dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds,
watching whales in Kaikoura, as well as scenic boat cruising, fishing,
water-skiing and kayaking. .