Blickling Estate

Important notice -

With all the recent rain we've had the lake walk is particularly muddy at the moment, so remember to bring your wellies.

One day is never enough. Discover a complete Norfolk estate with something for everyone.

Blickling Estate

Things to see and do

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Blickling parkrun

Sat 13 Feb 2016
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

NGS open gardens

Tue 23 Feb 2016
11:00-15:00
Four centuries of good husbandry have made our 55 acre garden one of the greatest in England.

History comes to life

Wed 09 Mar 2016
12:00-15:00
The Diggers, our live interpretation group, bring history to life throughout the year.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Fri 25 Mar 2016
10:00-15:00
Spring is in the air, so it's time to dust off those winter cobwebs and have a family adventure at Blickling Estate.

Festival of the blues

Sat 28 May 2016
15:00-19:00
To celebrate our beautiful bluebell season, we're turning Blickling blue.

The Blickling proms with special guests BLAKE

Sat 13 Aug 2016
19:30-22:15
The Blickling proms has become one of the biggest occasions on Norfolk's social calendar.
The front of Blickling Hall

The house awakens 

After being closed for the big winter clean, the house will open its doors on 5 March to welcome visitors back for the season. The house was brought back to life in 2015 with a new visitor route which continues this year, with new sounds, smells and sights.

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Places to stay

The snug at Itteringham Manor with two sofas and a fireplace

Stay here on holiday 

You’ll want to stay a while longer with our selection of holiday properties nearby. Relax in our cosy cottages, some with thatched roofs. Or explore our estate before retiring to a converted mill or a former estate workers’ home.

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Eating and shopping

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History

Queen Mary and Lord Lothian in the Royal Box

Explore the past 

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, the estate was the birthplace of Anne Boleyn, and during World War Two RAF air crew were billeted here, while its owner, Lord Lothian, influenced Churchill’s actions.

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Get involved

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Groups

 A group of people listening to a guide

Bring your group 

Bring your group to our special place and enjoy a garden for all seasons, a fantastic collection of treasures, tours for every interest, and great places to savour the perfect lunch or afternoon tea.

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Our work

A member of the conservation team winding a clock

Our work 

Conservation is an ongoing concern. Have a look at some of our latest conservation projects throughout the estate and find out more about the teams involved.