Eating and shopping at Blickling Estate
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.
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 Farmyard Café
The Farmyard Café is open during busy periods, school holidays and at various events. This grab-and-go eatery offers hot and cold drinks as well as a selection of light bites, cakes and ice creams. Please ask on arrival for details of opening arrangements.
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?
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.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
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.
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.
If you'd like to talk to our bookshop team please feel free to give them a call on 01263 738075.
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.
Keep the home fires burning with a sack of logs or woodchip from the Blickling Estate. Or you can order a truck load for £165 with free delivery within 10 miles (a small charge beyond that). It's all seasoned, cut and split hardwood ready for your fire. Contact the countryside team for more information 01263 738063.
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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Discover more about Blickling Hall, in Norfolk, a Jacobean mansion thought to be the birthplace of Anne Boleyn, and sits in a historic park.
There's much more to Blickling Estate than its famous house. Covering 4,600 acres with 950 acres of woodland and parkland and 3,500 acres of farmland, Blickling Estate is great for exploring alone, with family or your four-legged friends.
Blickling is a three pawprint rated place. The parkland is the perfect place to take your dog for a walk. Read our guide on how to make the most of your visit together.
Mentioned in the Domesday Book, the estate was the birthplace of Anne Boleyn, and during the Second World War RAF air crew were billeted here.