Blickling Estate

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

Blickling Estate

Things to see and do

Blickling Estate

What's on 

Get planning for the summer

Five National Trust deckchairs in a row

Late night Thursdays | 22 June - 20 July 

Why not make the most of the long summer days and stay with us until 7pm. The perfect place to relax, grab a deckchair and find a quiet spot to read your book, enjoy your picnic or how about a game of croquet with friends?

Upcoming events

The 1930s kitchen

Mon 29 May 2017
12:00-15:00
Join our cooks in the 1930s kitchen, and if you're lucky you may get a morsel to try.

Exhibitions in The Loft - Norfolk Craft Guild

Wed 31 May 2017
10:00-17:30
The Norfolk Craft Guild return to Blickling by popular demand for their Spring exhibition.

History comes to life

Wed 31 May 2017
12:00-15:00
Our costumed interpretation group bring history to life throughout the year.

Mausoleum walks

Sun 04 Jun 2017
14:00-15:30
Discover one of the best kept secrets on the estate.

Blickling bounders

Mon 05 Jun 2017
10:00-11:00
Enjoy a dog-friendly walk around the park.

Exhibitions in The Loft - InStitches

Wed 14 Jun 2017
10:00-17:30
Back after a successful exhibition in 2016, InStitches will be exhibiting work including mixed media pictures, gifts, bags and silk scarves.
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Places to stay

The snug at Itteringham Manor with two sofas and a fireplace

Stay here on holiday 

Relax in our cosy cottages, curl up in front of the fire and enjoy a good read or explore the estate before retiring to 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.

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India and his daughter Indira

A taste of India 

Discover a new story at Blickling this year, as we explore the connection between Lord Lothian and India, marking the 70th anniversary of India's independence.

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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.

Woman having tea and cake
Thank you

We couldn't do it without you...

Every visit you make is helping us conserve the estate for future generations... the cups of tea, pieces of cake, garden strolls, dog walks and books bought.