Winter adventures at Blickling Estate

With frosty mornings, striking landscapes and plenty of peace and tranquillity, it's time to enjoy one of the most beautiful times of the year at Blickling Estate...

Visit any day of the week

For those early morning walkers, the park is open daily from 9am, and the rest of the estate opens at 10am. Come and enjoy seeing the winter garden and wider estate in a different light. Striking shapes and silhouettes create enchanting landscapes, now that the leaves have fallen from the trees.

Children enjoying the Percy the Park Keeper winter wander trail

Percy the Park Keeper | 4 Dec - 3 Jan

This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Blickling Estate on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand. £2 per trail (normal admission applies).

Winter walks

Get your wellies on and head out into the parkland for a winter walk.Our multi-use trail is perfect whatever the weather, so feel free to collect a map from visitor reception, or even our family parkland trail, to begin your adventure. 

Enjoy a winter walk around the lake
A group walking in winter around the lake at Blickling
Enjoy a winter walk around the lake

Winter colour

Get inspired for some winter colour in your own garden with a wander around our winter garden, as the snowdrops and hellebores appear in January and February.  Head to the Dell and Orangery garden in late winter for a floral delight.

Buds covered in frost on a winter's day
Buds in the garden covered in winter frost with the sun behind
Buds covered in frost on a winter's day

Winter warmers

There's nothing like treating yourself to a steaming cup of coffee, a hot chocolate or a bowl of soup after a good walk! Head to one of our cafes to warm up and enjoy...

Enjoy a bowl of seasonal soup
Squash soup with seed gremolata
Enjoy a bowl of seasonal soup
Three children on bikes in woodland

On your bike at Blickling Estate

With a variety of bikes for all ages, including electric bikes, trailers and balance bikes, the whole family can enjoy getting out into the parkland. You're welcome to bring your own bikes too, so pack a picnic and get planning your adventure.