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Wild Winter After Dark

Journey through the magically illuminated garden and experience the sights and sounds of nature at our biggest fundraising event of the year, this Christmas.

  • Booking essential

Our biggest fundraiser of the year returns, this Christmas with a wilder twist! Begin your evening journeying through the magically lit walled garden, before heading to the Parterre illuminated with colour and light. Listen out for the sounds of nature as you explore, take in the natural scent of the trees in the illuminated Arboretum and look out for tracks and footprints along the way – can you spot all the animals on your way to the festive Farmyard?

Members and non-members: Adult £16, Child £10 (5-17, under 5s free), Two adult family £44 (up to three children), Single adult family £32 (up to three children). All tickets must be pre-booked as they won't be available to purchase on the day. Your ticket includes parking in our main car park.

Please note that event tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult Members and non-members£16.00
Child Ages 5-17£10.00
Concession Essential carer£0.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Under 5s£0.00
Family - one adult and up to three children£32.00
Family - two adults and up to three children£44.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895 No booking fees apply to your ticket(s).


Families welcome

What to bring and wear

The event takes place outside so please wrap up warm.


The full illuminated garden trail is accessible and approximately one mile long. Changing Place available in the Farmyard. Revolootion will be in the main car park with an accessible toilet on Tue 5, Sun 10 and Sat 16 December between 11am – 3pm. Please note that only assistance dogs are allowed into the event.


The main car park will be closed between 3-5pm. Last time slot for entry to the garden, 6.45-7pm. Everybody needs a ticket, including under 5s. Ticket charges also apply to National Trust members. Assistance dogs only in the garden. The House will be closed for the evening.

Contact info

Blickling Estate

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Tinsel 10 

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Event summary

10 Dec 2023
09:30 to 11:30