Blickling Estate

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

Explore the beautiful springtime gardens.

Easter adventures | 6 - 26 April 

Join us for family fun across the estate. Take part in an Easter adventure around the colourful, springtime gardens and enjoy a delicious Cadbury treat...

Artist covered in white paint with a black background on one side and a white background on the other

Second contemporary art project for Blickling Estate 

Following the success of The Word Defiant! last year, 2019 sees us embark on a new project, working with artists Neville Gabie and Joan Gabie. 'The Edge of Things' will open on 17 May and once again draws inspiration from our nationally important book collection.

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What's on 

Singers on stage at Classic Ibiza

Classic Ibiza | Friday 9 August 

Join the Urban Soul Orchestra and a host of critically acclaimed vocalists for an exciting evening of anthems, performed live in beautiful surroundings...

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Upcoming events

Buildings, Books & Beetles - a behind-the-scenes experience

Fri 26 Apr 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.

Blickling parkrun

Sat 27 Apr 2019
09:00-10:00
parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world, run by volunteers.

Blickling bluebells

Sat 27 Apr 2019
10:00-17:30
To celebrate the return of our beautiful bluebells, we're turning Blickling blue for a whole month.

Trust10

Sun 28 Apr 2019
08:30-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Blickling Estate for free.

'The Edge of Things' by Neville Gabie & Joan Gabie Preview Event

Thu 16 May 2019
19:30-21:00
Exclusive preview with the artists.

Classic Ibiza 2019 camping | SOLD OUT

Fri 09 Aug 2019
14:00-19:30
Camping ticket only for Classic Ibiza. Tickets are sold on a per-person basis.
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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

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.

The River Bure on the Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Restoring the River Bure in Norfolk 

Silvergate stream runs for 2km through Blickling Estate, feeding the lake before joining the River Bure, an internationally important and rare chalk stream that flows into the Norfolk Broads National Park...

The interior of Silvergate cottages during restoration.

Rising from ashes 

In April 2016, a fire devastated a row of thatched cottages on the Blickling Estate. Thanks to the help of specialist craftspeople, we have now restored these historic cottages, so that they can be homes once more...

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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