Blickling Estate

Important notice -

Due to wet and slippery conditions, the Lake Walk is closed for your safety. However, our multi-use trail continues to provide smooth terrain around other areas of the estate, whatever the weather. Maps are available from visitor reception.

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Children run through the hedges in Blickling's garden

February half term fun 

Looking for ideas for February half term? We have plenty to do across the estate to keep you and your family busy this school holiday...

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea anniversary exhibition | Saturday 12 January – Sunday 3 March 

Get up close to the artwork from this beloved children’s classic, as we celebrate its 50th anniversary. In addition to displays of Judith Kerr’s delightful illustrations, the exhibition features family trails, an interactive play kitchen and life-size model tiger.

Two women enjoying a walk in the countryside, one clasps a hot drink

Winter adventures at Blicking 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...

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What's on 

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Upcoming events

The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition on tour

Mon 18 Feb 2019
11:00-15:30
Get up close to the beloved artwork from Judith Kerr’s much-loved children’s classic picture book, 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea' at Blickling.

Tiger storytelling

Wed 20 Feb 2019
11:30-12:00
During The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition join us for storytelling sessions in the house themed around all things tigery!

Blickling parkrun

Sat 23 Feb 2019
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

World Book Day

Thu 07 Mar 2019
10:30-15:30
Join our World Book Day celebrations from 7th to 10th March and celebrate the joy of reading

Night Run

Sat 30 Mar 2019
16:45-20:30
Join us for Night Run at Blickling Estate this March, 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.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Sat 06 Apr 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us every day for family fun across the estate.
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History

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...

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Places to stay

The snug at Itteringham Manor with two sofas and a fireplace

Stay here on holiday 

With nine varied holiday properties to choose from, we have something for everyone at Blickling Estate. Each cottage has unique character and is surrounded by beautiful landscape, offering the perfect getaway...

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Groups

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Bring your group 

Plan a group visit to Blickling Estate and enjoy a garden for all seasons, a fantastic collection of treasures and great places to savour the perfect lunch or afternoon treat...

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Our work

A member of the conservation team winding a clock

Our work 

Conservation is an ongoing concern. Have a look at some of our latest conservation projects throughout the estate and find out more about the teams involved.

A book showing signs of death watch beetle damage

Help save Blickling's Library

Blickling’s nationally important book collection is under attack from death watch beetle, damp and mould. With your help we can conserve the building to prevent on-going damage.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Blickling Estate on the National Trust Collections website