Blickling Estate

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

A family of four taking in the view of Blickling Hall

Summer family fun | Daily 

Get your family out and about this summer by joining us for a variety of activities across the estate. Enjoy everything from cycle hire in the park to green fingered fun in the walled garden...

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What's on 

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Upcoming events

Summer of sport

Tue 16 Jul 2019
10:00-16:00
This summer we have an exciting programme of fun and games across the estate for all the family to enjoy. Keep fit with a wide variety of activities from cycling and skipping to meditation and hockey

'The Edge of Things'

Tue 16 Jul 2019
12:00-17:00
Following the success of The Word Defiant! last year, 2019 sees Blickling embark on a new project, working with artists Neville Gabie and Joan Gabie.

Buildings, books and beetles - pre-booked

Thu 18 Jul 2019
11:00-12:00
Join us for a fast-paced, immersive, behind-the-scenes experience which takes the wrap off some of our oldest and rarest books, the threats they're under, and the work that's underway to save them.

Buildings, books and beetles - book on the day

Thu 18 Jul 2019
12:30-13:30
Join us for a fast-paced, immersive, behind-the-scenes experience which takes the wrap off some of our oldest and rarest books, the threats they're under, and the work that's underway to save them.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 20 Jul 2019
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

Creative design weekend

Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:30-17:00
Following a highly successful workshop in 2018, our Creative Design experience is back, and this year for a whole weekend. Create your own piece of art and design inspired by Blickling's extraordinary Renaissance books.
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History

Painting of Philip Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian (1882 - 1940)

Explore Blickling's past 

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

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Places to stay

The snug at Itteringham Manor with two sofas and a fireplace

Stay here on holiday 

With nine varied holiday properties to choose from, we have something for everyone at Blickling Estate. Each cottage has unique character and is surrounded by beautiful landscape, offering the perfect getaway...

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Groups

The West Garden at Blickling, Norfolk

Bring your group 

Plan a group visit to Blickling Estate and enjoy a garden for all seasons, a fantastic collection of treasures and great places to savour the perfect lunch or afternoon treat...

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Our work

The River Bure, Norfolk

Our work 

Conservation is an ongoing concern. Have a look at some of our latest conservation projects throughout the estate and find out how your support is helping.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Blickling Estate on the National Trust Collections website