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. Learn more about our eighteenth century Long Gallery book collection and discover the power of the written word...

Imagine a world without books...

For the first time ever, the house will be open every day throughout the year, giving more opportunities to come and explore. See more of the work our skilled conservation team does and take a varied route around the house during the week and experience something different each time you visit. 

" The long gallery library is simply breath-taking. We had never seen so many books and were in awe of the gorgeous Jacobean ceiling. "
- Visitor
Delve a little deeper in to Blickling's history
Three visitors reading newspapers from the 1930s
Delve a little deeper in to Blickling's history

Conservation tours

On selected days throughout the week, you'll also have the opportunity to join in with 'housekeeping experiences'. Providing a tour of the house and/or attics, but with a focus on conservation; showing how your donation is helping us to preserve the house and its incredible contents. These experiences are run by volunteers, so please contact visitor reception to confirm availability, to avoid disappointment.

Visitors talking to a volunteer about the book collection in the Long Gallery

Take a tour

Delve into the history of the house and enjoy a unique opportunity to find out more about what happens behind the scenes. Discover more about our portraits, find out about the people who lived here or explore the attics. We also offer garden tours daily...

The Parterre Garden at Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Take a virtual tour of Blickling Hall 

Take a look around the hall and read snippets of information about each room and what to look out for on your visit.