Blickling Estate

Important notice -

The lift in the house is broken and will be unavailable for the foreseeable future. We'll keep you posted as to when a new lift has been installed and apologise for any inconvenience.

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 

Five National Trust deckchairs in a row

Enjoy the early evening sun 

Blickling's garden, shops and cafe are staying open until 7pm every Tuesday between 21 June and 19 July, so you can make the most of the long summer days. Relax in the garden with a book, grab a deckchair and enjoy your picnic, or just take an early evening stroll.

Upcoming events

Blickling parkrun

Sat 02 Jul 2016
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

The 1930s kitchen

Sun 03 Jul 2016
12:00-15:00
Join our cooks in the 1930s kitchen, and if you're lucky you may get a morsel to try.

Late night opening

Tue 05 Jul 2016
10:00-19:00
Explore the garden after hours and make the most of the light summer evenings.

History comes to life

Wed 06 Jul 2016
12:00-15:00
The Diggers, our live interpretation group, bring history to life throughout the year.

Summer holiday fun

Wed 20 Jul 2016
10:00-17:00
Come out and play at Blickling this summer.

Classic Ibiza

Fri 12 Aug 2016
20:00-22:30
A night of classic Ibiza dance anthems accompanied by a live 32 piece orchestra and a stunning laser show.
Cyclists taking part in the Big Cycle Ride

Get on your bike for the Cozens-Hardy Big Cycle Ride 

Join us on Sunday 17 July for a cycle ride around the estate, raising money for Big C. Whether you go for the new 3.5 km off road family loop or you fancy the challenge of 25, 50 or 75 miles, sign up now.

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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

Group visit

Bring your group 

Plan a group visit to Blickling Estate 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.