Explore the house at Blickling Estate

Two visitors walking in to the Upper Ante room

Explore the hall's impressive history any day of the week. Discover Blickling's collections and learn more about our significant eighteenth century Long Gallery library.

Looking up the tree lined drive to Blickling Hall decorated in lights

Home for Christmas at Blickling Estate 

Join us from 30 November - 20 December to explore our decorated house and enchanting garden of lights. Enjoy seasonal treats across the estate and take the chance to do a bit of Christmas shopping...

Step back in time...

The 1930s cooks chatting to Christmas visitors

Get a taste of the 1930s

Enjoy the smells of gingerbread men, mince pies or almond pudding wafting through the house, before joining the cooks in the kitchen. They'll be cooking up treats for Lord Lothian and his friends, and you may even get a taster. 30 Nov, 5, 7, 10, 14, 19 and 20 December.

1930s costumed interpretation

The ghosts of Christmas past

Don't miss our costumed interpretation group who will be in the house on 1, 3, 5, 8, 15, 17 and 19 December, from 12-3pm. Whether you meet Georgian servants, the 2nd Earl, RAF personnel or Lord Lothian himself, you're in for a treat!

Painting of Philip Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian (1882 - 1940)

Explore Blickling's past 

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, Blickling Estate was the birthplace of Anne Boleyn, and during the Second World War RAF air crew were billeted here, while its owner, Lord Lothian, influenced Churchill’s actions...

Accessibility

Blickling Estate's impressive, red-brick Jacobean mansion is equipped with ramps and lift access, so less mobile visitors can enjoy seeing the hall's impressive rooms and intriguing collections. Please simply ask for assistance upon entry to the Great Hall - we're happy to help and can provide information in alternative formats upon request. 

*Although there is lift access in the house and most rooms are accessible to all, please bear in mind that due to the nature of the historical building, there may be some rooms only accessible by stairs.