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.
Whether your family loves the seaside, exploring the woods, or dressing up in our houses, there's plenty of places to enjoy a family day out in Norfolk this half-term. Why not bring your bike and enjoy our cycle trail at Blickling?
From May to October, you’ll see something very different at Blickling, which houses one of greatest country house libraries in the care of the National Trust. In response to the threats this collection faces, award-winning Les Enfants Terribles have created an immersive art installation that will question the very importance of books.
Four striking pieces of furniture created by set designer, Gary McCann, have gone on display at Felbrigg Hall. Throughout 2018 these curious cabinets will showcase previously unseen objects collected by the colourful characters, whose exotic travels and wild interests have shaped this family home.
To mark the 70th anniversary of Peckover House coming into the care of the National Trust, artists Aid & Abet, seek to re-imagine the extensive collection that once filled this house. Unveiled in February, the artists have taken inspiration from the family's love of art. See for yourself as this artwork continues to evolve throughout the year.
200 years since the death of Humphry Repton, we celebrate his life and work with a special programme of events at Sheringham Park, which is widely believed to be one of the best surviving examples of a Repton landscape.
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.
Meet Trevor, avid birdwatcher and grandad of seven. For the past 50 years Trevor has pursued a passion for birdwatching and now his two youngest grandchildren, Patrick and Noah, are following in his footsteps. Even though they live miles apart, the family is brought closer together by a shared love of nature at Felbrigg Hall.
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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.