Garden of lights at Blickling

Enjoy the colours, smells and sounds of Christmas at Blickling. Begin your visit through the magically lit walled garden, before discovering our garden of lights and lit acorns on the Parterre. Warm up with mulled wine and a mince pie as you soak up the magical atmosphere at night.

29 November - 19 December | 3.30 - 8pm*

(*Last entry slot 6.30-7pm)

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People enjoying festive food and drink at Christmas

Festive food

Enjoy a turkey and cranberry bap, a brie and cranberry sourdough toastie or a vegetarian sausage and stuffing bap - followed by Christmas pudding and brandy sauce. Traditional winter warmers will be served until 5.45pm, however hot drinks, festive treats and snacks will be served throughout the evening in The Stables.

A vegetarian pizza shown from above

Time for pizza?

When you're feeling peckish, visit our pizza van on the front drive, which will be open every evening, serving wood fired pizzas with a range of tempting toppings.

The interior of a mobile changing unit with a hoist, accessible loo and adult changing bench

Mobiloo is back for Easter 

Come and join us for Easter adventures in nature on Wednesday 6 and Sunday 17 April when Mobiloo will be on onsite in the disabled car park area of the Farmyard. With an accessible toilet, adult-sized changing bench, hoist and a member of the Mobiloo team on hand to support you. Please bring your own sling if you wish to use the hoist.


Ticket prices for our 'Garden of lights' event

Members & Non-members: Adult £12 | Child* £8 | Family ticket (2 adults, up to 3 children) £32 | Family ticket (1 adult, up to 3 children) £20

*Children under five are free and do not require a ticket.

All tickets, including members and non-members, must be pre-booked as there won't be any tickets available on the day. Your ticket includes parking in our main car park and will guarantee you entry to the garden. 

If you're looking to come along to our 'Christmas morning at Blickling' event and see the decorated house (open from 10am - 2pm daily), you will need to book a separate ticket.

Find out more about 'A Christmas morning'

Good to know

  • The car park will open at 3.30pm when we start welcoming visitors for the Garden of Lights event
  • Please note that only assistance dogs are allowed at this event
  • From 29 November - 19 December, if you'd like to come for a walk in the parkland, we'd recommend you head to one of our outlying car parks as our main car park will only be available for those with a ticket to our Christmas events
  • The bookshop and Muddy Boots café will not be open during our Christmas evening events
Festive gingerbread

It wouldn't be Christmas without...

Hot spiced apple, gingerbread trees, hot chocolate and mince pies. Just some of the little things that complete your festive visit and make a big difference to us. By visiting Blickling, you're helping conserve this unique estate, so thank you.