Blickling Hall happiness

So im writing this on a kindle. Im not enjoying it its safe to say, fellow bloggers do any of you ever post from a tablet or a phone?! In fairness, and this is not a joke, I had my old laptop since 2007 ish so cant compain too much but it died a few days ago so waiting on the new one to arrive! It was an excuse for a much more stylish white one though  which will get dirty as hello but hashtag yolo and all that. Maybe I will do another kindle post and keep all the mistakes I make because lack of real keyboard and time myself doing it to see how long it takes. And maybe I will stick pins up my bum while im at it. Equally as fun. Dont ever tell me im not taking blogging seriously. 

So this is actually a belated post about the marvellous bank holiday Monday I had this week as I thought it might be of interest to my more local ladies who are readig this. I went with the lovely Daniel to Blickling Hall and Gardens, which is north Norfolk, about 20 north of Norwich. It was his idea and I must say, I was a bit sceptical at first, I thought it sounded like pensioners paradise. But actually it was bloomin bloggers paradise – the garden –  I nearly self combusted.  We started with a walk around the big stately house which im lead to believe is where Anne Boleyn was born which is pretty cool, I do like a bit of history  now and then. The only room I can honestly say I was interested in was the library. It was something Belle from beauty and the beast would’ve been proud of, complete with wooden ladder you could whizz round on trying to look sophisticated and interesting. Think Audrey in Funny Face.



Now im not going to blab on much about the gardens as I took 16374  photos while I was there which speak for themselves really. All I will say is it was such a relaxing place I would deffo reccomend going there on a spring/summer day. If you want to see the bluebells you’re best to go in April or May and all of the other beautiful flowers will be out then too. I would probably suggest paying for just the gardens and not to go into the house as it looks amazing from the outside but inside was pretty dull. I think just the gardens was £8 and the house was an extra £4! That is each fyi. Also check out the sausage rolls in the cafe, realllll good.


I’m off to drink a bucket of wine now after my kindle induced stress. Cya!

 

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One thought on “Blickling Hall happiness

  1. newgirlintoon says:

    Blickling was very much my happy place when I lived in Norfolk, I lived a short drive away and when my family were driving me mad I used to hop in my car and drive there for a bit of peace and quiet. Love that you can explore the parkland for free, it’s particularly beautiful in the Winter when there’s no tourists around (I recommend the scones with chocolate spread from the tea room – SO GOOD!)

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