Blickling Estate

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

Blickling Estate

What's on 

An outdoor film screening of Dirty Dancing at Blickling

A night under the stars 

The Summer Nights Film Festival will be back on 15 - 16 September, with some real classics 'Ghost' and 'Blues Brothers'. So get the date in the diary and prepare for a night of fun under the stars.

Upcoming events

Exhibitions in The Loft - Artisans at Blickling

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:00-17:30
Featuring some artists new to Blickling this year, you'll find a wonderfully varied range of beautiful art and craft pieces for gifts, home and garden.

Summer holiday fun

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:00-17:30
Summer's here and it's play time for the whole family.

The 1930s kitchen

Sat 19 Aug 2017
12:00-15:00
Join our cooks in the 1930s kitchen, and if you're lucky you may get a morsel to try.

Mausoleum walks

Sun 20 Aug 2017
14:00-15:30
Discover one of the best kept secrets on the estate.

Blickling bounders

Mon 21 Aug 2017
10:00-11:00
Enjoy a dog-friendly walk around the park.

Exhibitions in The Loft - Art Norfolk 17

Wed 23 Aug 2017
10:00-17:30
Over the summer Art Norfolk 17 will be exhibiting an eclectic mix of works by local artists. Offering a riot of colour and variety with everything from paintings, drawings and collages, through to glasswork and sculpture.
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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