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.
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.
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.
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.
Nothing beats a crisp winter walk to blow the cobwebs away at Blickling. Enjoy frosty mornings, beautiful landscapes and plenty of peace and tranquillity, before heading to the café for a warming treat.
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.
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.
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.
A dormer window collapse back in 2016 has led to an ambitious project to restore Oxburgh's roof, including the Victorian windows and chimney stacks. With your help we can restore this building and save another one of Norfolk's treasures.
Horsey Windpump is currently undergoing an exciting and ambitious restoration project that will see her restored to full operational order. Follow the progress of Tim the millwright, as we restore one of Norfolk's iconic buildings.
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, the distinctive fenland landscape of Wicken Fen and 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 the artist John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo. Enjoy a walk along the coast in the east to the picturesque wool towns in the west. No visit would be complete without a trip to 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 in Coggeshall. Blake's Wood, Danbury Common and Copt Hall are all great for walks, then there's Hatfield Forest, an ancient royal hunting forest.