Norfolk

Blickling in the mist

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

Places to visit

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Days out on your doorstep

Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Christmas in Norfolk 

As well as Blickling's garden of lights, you can enjoy wandering around both Blickling and Felbrigg Hall, where some of the ground floor rooms will be decorated for the festive season. Join us for a glass of mulled wine or a mince pie with friends and family. Or pop along to Oxburgh Hall for the Percy the Park Keeper winter trail.

Places to stay
Exterior of Mustard Pot, Cromer, Norfolk

Places to stay 

Whether you're looking to stay in a romantic retreat with a loved one or idyllic cottage with friends. Choose from gatehouses, watermills, even a large manor house for your next holiday in Norfolk.

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A selection of 125 Treasures objects

Celebrating 125 treasures in our collections 

From artistic masterpieces and vast tapestries to precious personal possessions, the range and breadth of the collections in our care is astonishing. Discover more in our recent book – 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust.

View of Oxburgh Hall from the historic parkland

Historic parkland project underway at Oxburgh Hall 

Restoring the parkland to its 19th century heyday will create one of the largest wood pastures in the Trust, help attract more wildlife and create a habitat more resilient to climate change.

Chocolate and Boer War Helmet Oxburgh Hall

121-year-old chocolate discovered at Oxburgh Hall 

Chocolate commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1900, still within its original wrapper and tin, has been discovered in a Boer War helmet at Oxburgh Hall.

House Steward Ellie, cleans the State Bedroom carpet

Ground breaking new pest control trial at Blickling Hall

We're beginning a ground breaking new pest-control trial, using natural methods in a combination not previously used in a heritage setting to tackle clothes moths.

A Sandwich Tern flying to feed a fish to its chick

Best breeding season for rare little terns for 25 years

One of the UK’s few remaining little tern colonies at Blakeney National Nature Reserve has had its most successful season for 25 years thanks to a lack of disturbance, few predators and a helping of luck. This year, nesting pairs of little terns fledged over 200 chicks at Blakeney Point.

Cow (female) bonding with her seal pup

The way we count seal pups is changing at England's largest grey seal colony

The grey seal colony at Blakeney National Nature Reserve is expanding at such a rate, rangers are having to change the way we count the new-born pups.

Anna Forrest, Curator, holding a document at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

Archaeologist discovers rare items under the floor of Oxburgh Hall

An archaeologist working alone through lockdown in the attic rooms of Oxburgh Hall has uncovered thousands of rare items under the floorboards. The variety, age and significance of the items found and what they reveal make it a unique discovery.

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Oxburgh Hall scaffolding

Oxburgh Hall's Roof Project

Follow our most ambitious restoration project to date, which will secure the future of this 500 year old building. Along the way we'll share our discoveries, life behind the scenes and opportunities to take a closer look.

Beech tree in Frithsden at Ashridge, Herts

Looking after our ancient trees and woodland in the East 

Find out how we are working with the Woodland Trust to look after the ancient trees and woodland across the East of England.