National Trust - Blickling Estate
Blickling, Norwich NR11 6NF, UK
About National Trust - Blickling Estate
Blickling is a majestic Jacobean house built in 1619-20 by Robert Lyminge, the architect of Hatfield, for Sir Henry Hobart. As well as an iconic historic Jacobean hall, there are 55 acres of wonderful gardens and hundreds of acres of parkland to roam in. With a pub on-site and events happening all year round, you'll discover something new every time you visit.
Attractions near National Trust - Blickling Estate
The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk's longest Narrow Gauge Steam Railway and operates between the old market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads towns of Wroxham and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast. It uses both steam and diesel locomotives. There are intermediate halts at Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall.
Baconsthorpe Castle is a moated and fortified 15th century manor house, that are a testament to the rise and fall of a prominent Norfolk family. It was established in the 15th century on the site of a former manor hall, probably by John Heydon I and his father, William. Part of the castle was later converted into a textile factory, but it fell out of use in the 20th century. Today Baconsthorpe is one of the most picturesque - and relatively unknown - moated castles in England.
Whitwell and Reepham railway station, also known as Whitwell station, is a former station situated in Norfolk, England. The station closed in 1959 and is a notable stop on the Marriott's Way long-distance footpath. It is being restored as a railway museum, including the re-laying of track.
Marriott’s Way is a 26-mile footpath, bridleway and cycle route. It provides a lovely green corridor from the heart of Norwich into the countryside along a disused railway. The surrounding area is rich with wildlife, including jays, magpies, wrens, primroses and wild strawberries. Several concrete public works of art can be seen along the way a constant reminder of the lines connection with the concrete industry and of its last days as a freight line carrying concrete products.
Felbrigg Hall is a beautiful country home full of hidden delights. It has fabulous gardens and endless acres of parkland to explore and enjoy. The house and grounds were bequeathed to the National Trust in 1969 by Robert Ketton-Cremer. The hall is Grade I on the National Heritage List for England. Most of the grounds are part of Felbrigg Woods, a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Sheringham Park is an adventure playground for all ages, with some of the best walking and running trails in Norfolk across its 1000 acres of varied terrain. There are fine mature woodlands and a large variety of rhododendrons and azaleas. In the early 20th century, Henry Morris Upcher obtained rhododendron seeds of various types from plantsman Ernest "Chinese" Wilson. The hall is privately occupied, but Sheringham Park is in the care of the National Trust and open to visitors.
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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.