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...

Open every day

Join us every day of the week from 10.30am 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.

The house is also open daily from 11am, so why not seize the opportunity to come and explore Blickling's impressive collections any day of the week?

*From 1 January - 10 March 2019 we're open 10.30am - 4pm. Last entry to the house and garden is one hour before closing. 

A family enjoy cycling their hired bikes.

Cycle hire | Daily 

In partnership with British Cycling and HSBC UK we're offering low cost cycle and equipment hire for all ages, making it easier than ever to get out on the trail. Open daily from 10.30am, come along and discover a new way to enjoy nature on two wheels. Last hire is at 1pm and all equipment must be returned by 3pm at the latest.

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. 

Explore the estate on a frosty day with Norfolk's beautiful wide open skies
Trees on the Blickling Estate in winter
Explore the estate on a frosty day with Norfolk's beautiful wide open skies

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

Beat the blues

Join us every day of the week to explore the house or have a stroll out in the open air. We have some great tips for how to beat the winter blues here at Blickling, because fresh air and a change of scenery are some of the most simple, yet effective ways to banish a low mood. See our article below.

January sales

There are always some great bargains to be had in the shop after Christmas, so whether you want to stock up on birthday presents, find a treat for yourself or forward plan to next Christmas, it's worth a look if you're visiting us in the New Year.

Get out, get active

It's that time of year when you start making resolutions for the year ahead and what better way to start than by signing up to a new challenge. You could join Park Run on Saturday mornings at 9am, our Blickling Bounders dog walking group on Monday mornings at 10am or our guided estate walk on Sundays at 11am.

Participants enjoy a Night Run event at Blickling Estate.

Night Run | Saturday 30 March 

Join us for Night Run at Blickling Estate, organised in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. If you've ever wanted to run around the estate at night, or explore ancient woodlands after dark, then Night Run gives you the chance. Whether you're a walker, first-time runner or experienced off-roader, come and join the fun...

Join our countryside experts for a series of walks and talks about the wider estate…