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Blickling Estate

Closed Now: 10:15 AM - 5:30 PM
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A morning well spent

Another must do for NT members. A wonderful building with a collection of objects well worth... read more

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grahampritchard2016
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
A very pleasant day

The house and ground are absolutely gorgeous and really accessible with a pushchair. The collection... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EllieWilkin
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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You'll never forget your first sight of Blickling. Sitting in a magnificent garden and park is a breath-taking mansion, flanked by ancient yew hedges. Past owners have used the estate as a refuge while performing on the world's political stage...more
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Blickling NR11 6NF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Another must do for NT members. A wonderful building with a collection of objects well worth spending time over. The house does not open until 12 but get there early as the 2nd hand bookshop can take time to get round (It is the largest...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The house and ground are absolutely gorgeous and really accessible with a pushchair. The collection of books is exquisite and you also get to see a lot of the house and grounds for your money. As well as this there is a lovely gift shop,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EllieWilkin
Blickling E, Public Relations Manager at Blickling Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It’s great that you liked our bookshop – we’re very proud of it, and it raises a lot of money which goes towards the conservation of Blickling Hall. And we’re pleased that we were able to help you have a good day out on your...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely house with very knowledgable staff who are happy to tell you all about it ..... grounds amazing - will return to walk and cycle next time .... cafe lovely but one older gentlemen rather officious and brusk when seating people in the restaurant .......More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a delight to see such a well kept and presented stately home with interest for everyone. Child visitors seemed to be as fascinated as the adults with enough activities to keep their interest. The NT have really opened up so many estates for public...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Blickling to see the famous library but was bowled over by the beautiful building and gardens. My first surprise was the National Trust bookstore - which is supposed to be the largest and was certainly very well stocked - I came away with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hall is lovely. Book shop fantastic.was in there for ages. Also has a plant shop and national trust shop. Cafe really nice, great coffee.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here with son and young family. Nice how the National Trust makes the experience great for young children by organising hunts for butterflies in the garden and moths in the house for prizes of chocolate eggs. The house is lovely and the volunteer staff...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Blickling E, Public Relations Manager at Blickling Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We do try to provide something for visitors of all ages, and since it’s Easter there has to be an Easter egg hunt! This year we have linked it with hunting for butterflies and moths so that our younger visitors (and older ones too) can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day here, children enjoyed the easter trail. Characters dressed up around the house really engaged with them and made the history of the house easier to understand. Hired bikes at £10 for 4 bikes so we cycled round the large estate,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time we’ve been here and even though it was a bit overcast at first, the sun eventually shone through. We did the walk around the estate which takes you around the lake and through some nice wooded areas. We also had a walk through...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PaulR142014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a grey and overcast day, walked round the walled garden and the grounds of the house. It started to rain so we made our way into the cafe which is very good, at 12pm the house opened to visitors so we entered. Some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GrahamP223
Blickling E, Public Relations Manager at Blickling Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your appreciative comments about our staff and our historical role players. If you visit us on a Wednesday you will come across our Diggers presenting various historical characters, and on some other days you may find kitchen staff making traditional recipes.

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Sue181
April 7, 2019|
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Response from cath b | Reviewed this property |
As you can see from other replies there is a lot of uncertainty about breakfasts at Blickling. I think this is because it is seasonal and the opening times change. I would suggest giving them a call 01263 738030 - hope this... More
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EileenPerkins
February 24, 2019|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but I suggest you check their website.
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bargrae
January 14, 2019|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Generally Blickling Hosts a variety of Evening Concerts, from Ibiza Sounds to the Proms. As others have suggested check the Blickling Website. Regards Richard F
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