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Blickling Hall Norfolk

This historic and beautiful National Trust house, garden & estate is set in unspoilt North Norfolk countryside just outside the pretty market town of Aylsham about 19 miles from Blakeney and is well worth a visit if you are in North Norfolk.
Blickling Hall

Blickling Hall

Blickling Hall is run by the National Trust

The house is a truly spectacular and great fun to look round. My personal favourite rooms are the kitchens and the long corridors that run under the house that were used by the servants.

In the summer the grounds at Blickling Hall are host to the Blickling Hall outdoor classical music concerts in the evenings and also the fabulous Aylsham show (a large agricultural show) is held in the estate grounds.
Check Blickling Hall website for dates of forthcoming events.

Family friendly

There is also a large outdoor childrens play area and a wonderful garden at Blickling Hall with huge herbaceous borders to inspire the gardeners amongst you, an orangery, a lake, well stocked plant shop, a tea room serving lunches and afternoon teas, a well stocked National Trust gift shop, wonderful woodland walks & an excellent second hand book shop.

Dog Friendly

Dogs on leads are allowed within the parkland and Blickling woods, although they are not allowed in the house or garden. The muddy boots cafe near the main car park has an outside seating area and also from 2015 a new indoor room where dogs are allowed.
Blickling at Christmas

Blickling at Christmas

If you visit the Blickling hall at Christmas it is beautifully decorated & guaranteed to get you in the festive mood and there are christmas activities every weekend on the run up to Christmas.
Blickling Hall Christmas Tree

Blickling Hall Christmas Tree

Blickling Estate

Blickling Estate

The estate is also managed by the national trust & particularly beautiful in autumn when the colours of the deciduous trees are fantastic. You can also enjoy the many woodland walks & then have a well earned cup of tea & something to eat in the tea rooms.
Wisterias adorn the buildings around the hall

Wisterias adorn the buildings around the hall

Magnificent entrance to Blickling Hall

Magnificent entrance to Blickling Hall

Blicking Hall gardens

Blicking Hall gardens

The gardens are planted with lots of spring bulbs. In summer the herbaceous borders, paoney borders & wisteria are incredible
Lots of interest in the gardens for young and old

Lots of interest in the gardens for young and old

Winter walks

Winter walks

There are lots of walks at Blickling. In winter you need to wear your welllies or walking boots. Dogs on leads are welcome.
Spring bulbs and magnolias at Blickling Hall gardens

Spring bulbs and magnolias at Blickling Hall gardens

The gardens at Blickling Hall are a real feature. In spring there are impressive displays of spring bulbs and maginificent magnolia trees. Well worth a visit for keen gardeners.
Bluebell woods blickling hall in late April & May

Bluebell woods blickling hall in late April & May

Late April and early May see the woodlands around the house explode in a sea of native English bluebells
Woodland bluebells at Blickling Hall Estate Norfolk

Woodland bluebells at Blickling Hall Estate Norfolk

House tour is wonderful

House tour is wonderful

Blickling Hall decorated for Christmas

Blickling Hall decorated for Christmas

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