Blickling Estate

Important notice -

Kindly note that the Lake Walk and Fishermen’s car park will be closed from dusk on Thursday 11 August to the morning of Monday 15 August for the Blickling Proms weekend. Thank you.

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

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Things to see and do

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Summer holiday fun

Wed 24 Aug 2016
10:00-17:00
Come out and play at Blickling this summer.

History comes to life

Wed 24 Aug 2016
12:00-15:00
The Diggers, our live interpretation group, bring history to life throughout the year.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 27 Aug 2016
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

The 1930s kitchen

Sun 28 Aug 2016
12:00-15:00
Join our cooks in the 1930s kitchen, and if you're lucky you may get a morsel to try.

The Aylsham Show

Mon 29 Aug 2016
08:00-17:00
It's the 70th Anniversary of one of the best local agricultural shows

Heritage open day

Sat 10 Sep 2016
10:00-15:00
Come and take a peek around a part of the estate you wouldn't normally see for free as part of Heritage Open Days.
The front entrance to the Mausoleum

Heritage Open Day | The Mausoleum 

Come and take a peek around a part of the estate you wouldn't normally see. On 10 September, we'll be opening up our pyramid mausoleum, commissioned by Lady Caroline Suffield to commemorate her father, the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, in 1793. The mausoleum was modeled on the tomb of Cestius in Rome.

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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.