Blickling Estate

Important notice -

Please be aware that if you're walking in the parkland with your dog, the sheep grazing on lower Tower park have been moved onto the main park and lakeside. Please therefore ensure that your dog is on a lead. Thank you for your co-operation.

One day is never enough. Discover a complete Norfolk estate with something for everyone.

Blickling Estate

What's on 

Upcoming events

'The Edge of Things'

Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00-17:00
Following the success of The Word Defiant! last year, 2019 sees Blickling embark on a new project, working with artists Neville Gabie and Joan Gabie.

Apple harvest

Tue 24 Sep 2019
11:00-13:00
Help us to harvest the apples from our orchard and take a few home for yourself.

Norfolk Nordic Walking

Wed 25 Sep 2019
10:00-11:15
Join Norfolk Nordic Walking for a social way to learn the art of Nordic walking and its many benefits.

Buildings, books and beetles - pre-booked

Thu 26 Sep 2019
11:00-12:00
Join us for a fast-paced, immersive, behind-the-scenes experience which takes the wrap off some of our oldest and rarest books, the threats they're under, and the work that's underway to save them.

Buildings, books and beetles - book on the day

Thu 26 Sep 2019
12:30-13:30
Join us for a fast-paced, immersive, behind-the-scenes experience which takes the wrap off some of our oldest and rarest books, the threats they're under, and the work that's underway to save them.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 28 Sep 2019
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.
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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

The West Garden at Blickling, Norfolk

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

The River Bure, Norfolk

Our work 

Conservation is an ongoing concern. Have a look at some of our latest conservation projects throughout the estate and find out how your support is helping.

Gardener Stephen Hagon sitting on a bench in the garden

Saying goodbye to Stephen - our retiring gardener’s fulfilling career 

Stephen Hagon began work as a National Trust gardener two days after his 15th birthday.  And on July 31, two days after his 62nd birthday, Stephen, now Blickling Estate’s Assistant Head Gardener, will hang up his hoe for the final time and begin a busy retirement.

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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