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Blickling Estate

Blickling NR11 6NF, England
+44 1263 738030
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Beautiful Blickling

A beautiful house in an amazing setting. We have visited several times and always find something... read more

Reviewed today
Lesley H
Basildon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely building

The building is magnificent, it's very grand and very well maintained, lots of information... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stephen p
Lincoln, 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. Philip Kerr, the last private owner, helped shaped the National Trust's history, using his influence to find a way of saving great country houses for future generations to enjoy. Until his death in 1940 he used the house for entertaining his prominent guests; and photographs, sounds and objects help to tell his story. Outside, the formal garden is the result of three centuries of inspired planting, and the gently undulating historic parkland is great for exploring.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Blickling NR11 6NF, England
+44 1263 738030
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Reviewed today via mobile

A beautiful house in an amazing setting. We have visited several times and always find something new to see.

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed yesterday

The building is magnificent, it's very grand and very well maintained, lots of information available and the volunteers are most helpful and knowledgeable. The formal gardens look good and again are well maintained, lots of credit to the staff who look after these. The inside...More

Thank stephen p
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning house, gardens and parkland in a lovely setting.We were there on a gorgeous sunny day. Did not visit the house but the RAF museum was very well presented and interesting. Visited the restaurant which was lovely and cool on a hot day. We just...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 days ago

For me, what I really liked about Blickling is that it's not too big. You can walk round the house in under two hours which means you get to see everything, without being totally overwhelmed by thousands of rooms etc. The manor gives you a...More

Thank docfun
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommended by hosts in Norfolk. Another great National Trust property. Spent all day there. House very attractive and interesting details. Gardens great. Had guided tour of both as well as extra time in both. Morning tea and pleasant soup for late lunch and finished day...More

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bequeathed to the National Trust in the 1940's, this is a modern hall with extensive gardens, plants available; a book shop with a good selection of new and antique titles. The airforce were stationed here during the second World War and there is a Oulton...More

Thank Suziq669
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive old manor with what we were told was the best and largest private book collection in Europe and it was collected by one man, it was so big they had to use the long room to house all of them, when you...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This National Trust property is maybe a little pricey if you aren't National Trust members but there really is plenty to see and enjoy in the house, parts of which dates back to Elizabethan times. The house and gardens are immaculate with plenty of places...More

Thank Terry J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and friendly staff. Good disabled access. Be aware the RAF exhibition upstairs closes at 4pm. Ample parking, reasonable tea rooms.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband today. We're not National Trust members so we had to pay for parking. For non National Trust members it's £5 to park all day. We were very impressed with how lovely and polite all of the staff were, everything was...More

Thank Hannah B
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Chris J
Please can you tell me when to visit to see the azelias and rhododendrons
5 November 2016|
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Response from twiglettravels | Reviewed this property |
Late April through to May
Linda H
How much for car parking at Blickling Hall if not NT member? (Oct 2016)
12 October 2016|
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Response from ian t | Reviewed this property |
the car park was £3 all day
Emma S
Is it possible to hire a wheelchair on arrival?
2 September 2016|
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Response from margaret w | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but your best bet is to phone in advance and reserve one. Enjoy