Holkham Blog

Holkham Gift Guides: A Christmas Present for the Pamper Lover

Posted: November 25th 2021

by Niobe Shaw

In the second of our Christmas Gift Guides, we turn our thoughts to the pamper lover whose perfect evening includes a candle-lit bath, perhaps alongside a glass of wine or two, or that busy, stressed-out soul who may not make the time to enjoy this, but probably should!

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Holkham Gift Guides: A Christmas Present for the Gardener

Posted: November 24th 2021

by Niobe Shaw

​We’ve found a Christmas present perfect for everyone on your list. In the first of our Christmas Gift Guides, we share a selection of presents for gardeners, all available at the Holkham Courtyard Shop.

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Thomas Coke, the Grand Tour, and his library

Posted: November 21st 2021

by Laura Nuvoloni, Curator of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

In our latest blog, Laura Nuvoloni, Curator of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, shares stories and artworks of Thomas Coke, the first Earl of Leicester and builder of the Hall, and the story of his Grand Tour (1712-1718).

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Castle Acre Project - Latest Progress November 2021

Posted: November 19th 2021

by Richard Leigh, Construction Manager

Hear from Richard Leigh, Construction Manager, on the latest news of the Massingham Road development in Castle Acre. Roofing work is well underway, as is internal plastering in some of the homes.

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A Tribute to Sam Mortlock [1924 to 2021] from the Holkham Library

Posted: November 19th 2021

by Dr. Mac Graham, Librarian and Historian

A tribute to Sam Mortlock, who was the librarian here at Holkham, written by our current librarian and historian Dr. Mac Graham.

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Fantastic Fungi

Posted: November 16th 2021

by Will Clennell

Autumn brings golden leaves, cooler days and plenty of fungi to Holkham. In this blog, our resident fungi fanatic Will Clennell discusses why fungi are so fascinating and fundamental to our lives.

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