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

We're open daily from 10.30am, so 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.

The house is 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 2020 we're open 10.30am - 4pm. Last entry to the house and garden is one hour before closing. 

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. 

If you'd like to do a dog walk with others, why not try our Blickling Bounders dog walking group every Monday at 10am. 

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

Get your running shoes on...

Winter colour

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.

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

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.

 

 

Family cycling past the tower in Blickling park

On your bike at Blickling Estate

Visit our cycle trail and explore the beautiful parkland of Blickling from the saddle. In partnership with British Cycling, with funding support from 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. Come along and discover a new way to enjoy nature on two wheels.

View of The Loft gallery display and windows

The Loft Gallery Exhibitions

From acrylics to glass and embroidery to photography, The Loft at Blickling hosts a wide range of exhibitions throughout the year, giving you the perfect opportunity to purchase some local art. Take a look at some of our forthcoming exhibitions...