Blickling Estate

The view across the lake to the house in autumn

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 

Apples in the walled garden

Apple weekend | 1-2 October 

Come and help celebrate our apple harvest. Try some apple juice from the Blickling apple press, help us create a giant apple mural in the garden, join the cooks in the 1930s kitchen for apple treats and buy produce to enjoy at home.

Upcoming events

Apples and Pumpkins

Mon 26 Sep 2016
10:00-17:00
We welcome in the season of mellow fruitfulness with a celebration of our apples and pumpkins throughout September and early October.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 01 Oct 2016
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

The 1930s kitchen

Sat 01 Oct 2016
12:00-15:00
Join our cooks in the 1930s kitchen, and if you're lucky you may get a morsel to try.

Christmas is coming...

Fri 25 Nov 2016
11:00-20:00
Join us for a 1930s Christmas with an art nouveau theme.

Christmas evenings at Blickling

Mon 28 Nov 2016
17:30-21:00
Enjoy an exclusive evening in beautiful surroundings.

Christmas stories and sleigh bells

Sat 17 Dec 2016
11:30-12:15
Father Christmas is in the house for one weekend only!

Join us for a 1930s Christmas

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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.

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.