From the stunning Norfolk Coast, to discovering the stories and drama behind magnificent houses. Wander around their gardens or enjoy a walk in the countryside. Don't miss a visit to Blickling, Felbrigg, Oxburgh and Sheringham Park, which are awash with colour at this time of year.
The dazzling displays of autumn colour are abundant throughout the gardens and estate at Blickling. Enjoy a walk around the lake for perfect reflections of the colours in the water and watch out for barn owls, seen regularly hunting for food across the park.
Possibly one of Norfolk's best kept secrets. The Great Wood at Felbrigg, with its eye-catching autumn foliage, is quite the spectacle. Walk down tree-lined avenues, where the magnificent trees tower above, creating tunnels of colour. Even the narrow winding lane aptly named 'Lion's Mouth' surely hints at the colourful treat that awaits you.
Wander through Sheringham Park to discover its ancient and remarkable trees, many contorted by the buffeting sea winds, as memorials to the power of nature. Scattered through the leaf litter, weird and wonderful fungi grow in abundance - the un-sung heroes of autumn.
Blakeney Freshes is a popular spot for bird watching. In autumn and winter, large swirling flocks of golden plover move between the harbour and the marshes, while the fields and salt marsh provide grazing for wigeon and dark brent geese from Siberia.
Walk with me was launched at the 2016 Norfolk & Norwich Festival, a completely new type of event set in the beautiful surroundings of Felbrigg Hall, you'll be able to wander through the landscape creating your own cinematic experience.
We've got pumpkin patches, scary spiders, creaking staircases and secret doorways, just some of the ingredients for a spooky Hallowe'en adventure this October half-term. That's if you're brave enough to visit!
Horsey Windpump is currently undergoing phase one of an exciting and ambitious three phase restoration project that will see her restored to full operational order. Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from the project here.
The River Bure runs through the Blickling Estate, however our work doesn't stop there. It's vital we work with our partners on a landscape scale to ensure we care for this rare habitat. With you support we can create an environment that's rich in wildlife and accessible for you to enjoy for years to come.
New for this season, our Oriental Journey collection takes inspiration from the exquisite hand-painted wallpaper we look after at Felbrigg Hall. Dating back to the mid 18th century, our in-house designers have taken this colourful Chinese wallpaper with delicate block printed outlines and created the perfect accessory to add colour and style to any outfit.
Not far from Cambridge you'll find Anglesey Abbey, where the gardens boast colour throughout the year. Head a little further afield and you'll discover Wimpole with its impressive mansion and Home Farm. But no visit would be complete without escaping to the distinctive fenland landscape of Wicken Fen or seeing one of the last working mills on the River Ouse.
The question about Suffolk, is where will you visit first? From a landscape made famous by John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo. Enjoy a walk along the iconic Suffolk coastline and around picturesque wool towns, such as Lavenham and Long Melford. And don't miss the chance to discover what life was like above and below stairs at Ickworth.
There's more to Essex than first meets the eye. Tucked away you'll find lots of hidden gems, from Bourne Mill in Colchester to Paycocke's, a stunning Tudor merchant's house in Coggeshall. Hatfield Forest, which was once a royal hunting forest is today a great place for walks, as is Blake's Wood, Danbury Common and Copt Hall.