Blickling Estate

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

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Blickling Estate

What's on 

Father Christmas with a young girl

Christmas stories and sleighbells | 16-17 December 

Join us for a special audience with Father Christmas. Meet the mischievous elves in the Great Hall then climb the grand staircase up to the Long Gallery, where Father and Mother Christmas will be waiting for you by the fireside. Enjoy storytelling, entertainment and that all important chat with the man himself.

Singers on stage at Classic Ibiza

Classic Ibiza | Friday 10 August 2018 

Due to popular demand, tickets have now gone on sale for Classic Ibiza 2018. To book your early bird tickets please visit www.classicibiza.co.uk or call 01283 841601. If you fancy a spot of wild camping, we have a limited number of pitches available for that weekend. Book your camping tickets now.

Upcoming events

Exhibitions in The Loft - Norfolk Craft Guild

Fri 20 Oct 2017
10:00-17:30
The Norfolk Craft Guild return to Blickling by popular demand for their Autumn exhibition.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 21 Oct 2017
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

Mausoleum walks

Sun 22 Oct 2017
14:00-15:30
Discover one of the best kept secrets on the estate.

Christmas is coming...

Fri 01 Dec 2017
11:00-19:00
We'll be celebrating Christmas throughout the estate to help kick-start your festive season.

Christmas stories and sleigh bells

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:30-12:15
Father Christmas is in the house for one weekend only!

Classic Ibiza camping pitch

Fri 10 Aug 2018
12:00-20:00
Bring a tent and make the most of Friday night.
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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.

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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