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Spring's blossoming at Blickling Estate

Join us in a celebration of spring flowers, birds and blossom in the House.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

This year, between 16 March and 24 May, you are invited to explore spring in the House.

Immerse yourself in nature as you admire the John Hungerford Pollen ceiling of painted flowers and birds in the Brown Drawing Room. Look out for spring themes within items from the collection, including a rare opportunity to see a beautiful embroidered floral silk quilt dating from around 1730-1750 on display in the Upper Ante Room.

There's also a new family trail featuring swallows – can you find them all? Head into the kitchen to test your origami skills and make some paper blossom.

The House is open from 11am to 3pm between 16 March - 31 March, and from 11am to 4pm from 1 April - 24 May, with last entry 30 minutes before closing.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages

Accessibility

Please be aware that there is currently no lift access to the first floor of the house.

Other

The exhibition takes place inside the house. Assistance dogs only.

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Blickling Estate

Upcoming events

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Trust10 at Blickling Estate 

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28 Apr to 24 Nov 2024
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09:20 to 11:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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on
19 May 2024
at
11:45 to 12:30
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on
25 May to 30 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 36 other dates or times
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Bio-sonification Live at Blickling Estate 

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1 Jun to 2 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time