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Eating and shopping at Blickling Estate

Visitors enjoy food and drinks inside the Stables Café at Blickling  | Norfolk
Treat yourself refreshments at the Stables Café | © ©National Trust Images/Gerald Peachey

Blickling Estate provides a range of dining and retail options to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. The Stables Café and Muddy Boots serve hot and cold drinks as well as light bites, sandwiches and cakes. Round off your visit at the National Trust shop, where you'll find a huge selection of gifts and souvenirs.

Places to eat at Blickling Estate

The Stables Café

You'll find a variety of hot and cold food items at The Stables Café, from homemade soups and one-pots to sandwiches, ice creams and cake – and we serve local, seasonal produce wherever possible. With ample seating both inside and out, it's the perfect spot for a mid-morning snack, lunch or an afternoon cream tea.

We love seeing dogs take a well-earned rest in The Farmyard after their walk. However, they aren't allowed on the front drive or in the restaurant area, so if you're planning on buying food at The Stables Café, please ensure that you have someone with you who can stay with your dog.

You can always pop up to Muddy Boots instead, where dogs are very welcome.

Muddy Boots

Grab a coffee before you start your walk, or reward yourself with something tasty at the end of your adventures. From bacon rolls and croissants to cream teas and cakes, Muddy Boots offers a selection of light bites and tasty treats to enjoy both inside and out.

The Bucks Arms

You'll find this 17th-century pub and former coaching inn on the walk down from the main car park to the house. It's the perfect place to start or end your visit – or why not plan a romantic break and stay in one of its four bedrooms?

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Visitors browse the shop at Blickling
Treat yourself to gifts from the shop at Blickling | © ©National Trust Images/Gerald Peachey

Places to shop at Blickling Estate

Whether you're treating yourself or looking for that perfect present, you'll find tasty treats and unique gifts in the National Trust shop any day of the week.

For food lovers

Discover an array of kitchen accessories and homeware gifts, or choose from a selection of jams, chutneys and biscuits to make your own hamper.

For book lovers

Whether you head straight to the second-hand bookshop or browse the shelves in the National Trust shop, you can choose from a range of cookery, history, gardening, nature and children's books.

For garden lovers

Discover beautiful blooms, furniture, accessories and gardening essentials. Find an array of gifts and everything you need to add a touch of colour to any outdoor space.

Second-hand bookshop

Run by volunteers who are always willing to help, the second-hand bookshop is full of treasures, from rare books right through to modern-day fiction.

The bookshop is currently accepting donations, however please call in advance on 01263 738075 if you're planning to donate a large amount of books so we can ensure we have enough space and members of the team ready to receive them.

Stamp shop

Did you know that Blickling is home to the only National Trust Stamp Shop? Stamp sheets, packets of stamps, complete albums, stamp catalogues, first day covers and bags of stamps are all available. Whether you're an avid philatelist, a new collector, or just intrigued, feel free to visit and have a browse.

The Stamp Shop is open every Tuesday and Thursday between 11am - 3pm. Alternatively, you can book an appointment at another time. Please speak to a member of the team on site for more information or give the bookshop a call on 01263 738075.

The second-hand bookshop at Blickling
Browse the second-hand bookshop at Blickling | © ©National Trust Images/Kezia Everson

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

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