Things to see & do

What to explore at Blickling

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What's on ...

We've got a wide variety of events planned for 2015.

Whether you're looking for something to do in the school holidays, want to see our display of beautiful hellebores (7&8 March) or join a free bluebell walk (29 April & 3 May), there's something for everyone.

Family fun

Discover the secret garden, climb trees, explore the house with a family quiz or help the cook find her lost shopping.

There are plenty of fun activities for the whole family to ensure you have a great day out.

Don't miss

  • The Long Gallery

    This 123 foot room houses one of the most important book collections in the country.

  • The parterre

    With 55 acres of garden, there's plenty to explore or just sit and soak up the atmosphere.

  • Our tours

    Hear stories about the people who lived here, discover the attics or explore the gardens.

Browse the Gallery

This fantastic space hosts a variety of local artisans throughout the year. Whether you're looking for stunning photography, water colours or clever crafts, you'll find something to take your fancy.

The RAF Museum

RAF Oulton was a bomber base created on the Blickling Estate in 1939. The station was instrumental in winning the war, as documented by the Luftwaffe themselves. Visit the museum to find out more.

Find a good book

Our bookshop houses the largest collection of second-hand books in the National Trust. If you're passionate about a subject, have a favorite author or just love books, come and browse over 30,000 titles. All the money raised funds various conservation projects within the house, gardens and park.

What are your top five things to do at Blickling?

There's so much to do at Blickling, you'll be spoilt for choice. 

Here's a quick taster of the kinds of things we get up to these days.

On a budget?

Take in the magnificent view with a walk around the lake © Stuart Cox

There's plenty to do, even if you’re on a bit of a budget.

Walk in the park, visit the gallery and gift shop, or explore the little gem of a second-hand bookshop without reaching into your pocket.