Norfolk

Christmas trees lining the drive at Blickling

Big skies, a stunning coastline, magnificent houses and gardens. You're spoilt for choice in Norfolk.

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The tree lined front drive at Blickling Hall

Blickling in a new light 

There's something really rather magical about a visit to Blickling in the lead up to Christmas. From the iconic Christmas trees lining the drive to the garden of lights where you can wander through the parterre, along the temple walk and round to the walled garden. Warm up with festive treats in the café and enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping in the Loft Gallery whilst you're here.

Family looking at sparkling lights in the garden

Enchanted Felbrigg 

A seasonal experience that all the family will enjoy. Follow a winter trail through the gardens and enchanted woodland at Felbrigg Hall, surrounded by nature in all its winter glory. On your journey, you'll be able to enjoy carols in the courtyard, illuminations, crafts, and tasty winter treats.

A bottle of sherry and glasses on a tray in front of the Christmas tree

A Victorian Christmas at Oxburgh 

Come and see the ground floor rooms of Oxburgh Hall and the King's Room decorated for a Bedingfeld family Christmas. Uncover the history of Christmas traditions, be greeted by Victorian house staff and enjoy the sights, scents and sounds that fill the air this festive season.

Father Christmas and a young girl

Father Christmas at Oxburgh 

At Oxburgh Hall you can visit Father Christmas in his grotto and let him know your Christmas wish. Timed tickets help make sure you’re never having to wait too long to see him either.

Child decorating a Christmas tree

A community affair at Peckover 

Selected rooms of Peckover House will be decorated for Christmas with festive floral arrangements. Enjoy Christmas trees brought in by community groups, reflecting and continuing the Peckovers’ legacy of involvement in the community, and music by local choirs and musicians.

Festive walks

The West Garden at Blickling, Norfolk

Places to visit in Norfolk 

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 at this time of year.

In the news...
Seals at the Blakeney National Nature Reserve

The seal pupping season is underway at Blakeney Point 

The first grey seal pup of the season has arrived at Blakeney Point, two days later than last year. With over 2,700 pups born last winter, there will be lots more arrivals over the next couple of months.

Family cycling past the tower in Blickling park

Get on your bike at Blickling  

In partnership with British Cycling, with funding support from HSBC UK, we're now offering low cost cycle hire at Blickling Estate for all ages, making it easier than ever before to get out and explore on two wheels. Cycle hire is open daily and prices start from £3, our 4 mile trail can also be enjoyed in all weathers.

An otter in the River Gadder at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

£1.6 million project to help revive a Norfolk river 

Otter sightings are on the rise in the River Gadder at Oxburgh Hall and there's more good news, as we embark on an even bigger restoration project for the River Bure.

Maria Jordan working on a valance from the Spangled bed, Knole

Bed fit for a king is restored in Norfolk 

In a project lasting more than ten years, two state beds, including one commissioned for King James II, have been conserved in the National Trust’s Textile Conservation Studio in Norfolk.

Support our conservation work
The Long Gallery at Blickling

Blickling's Library on Borrowed Time 

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 to the collection.

Some of our favourite walks
Walkers in autumn countryside

Walking in Norfolk 

Enjoy a walk along the Norfolk Coast or discover the beautiful countryside and woodlands at Sheringham Park and Felbrigg, Blickling and Oxburgh Estates.

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