The many faces behind our Candlelight Tours...

Posted: December 04th 2019

by Sophie Coles, Marketing Administrator

Each year Holkham’s rooms are transformed into wonderful scenes from your dizziest daydreams. Each room has a unique theme, with festive smells, atmospheric lights and surprising sounds. Here we interview those who create the enchanting worlds you see behind each door at Holkham.

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How to have a Millennial Wedding at a Stately Home

Posted: December 02nd 2019

by Belle Hutton

Historic houses and castle wedding venues have enjoyed some celebrity limelight of late thanks to the high-profile weddings of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Ellie Goulding and Casper Jopling held at stately homes and castles. While castles and stately homes have always been a popular wedding venue choice, these star-studded weddings reaffirmed the fact that they’re not just for classic and traditional weddings, but can accommodate the kind of weddings millennials are now having.

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Project Update: The Lord Nelson

Posted: November 18th 2019

by Richard Leigh

We are very pleased to bring you the latest news from the Lord Nelson as the work on site gathers pace. We are aiming to be open next summer 2020.

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'Twas the Month Before Christmas

Posted: November 14th 2019

by Sophie Coles, Marketing Administrator

‘Twas the month before Christmas and all were enthralled.

We wait with excitement while the decs are installed…

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Get Crafty this Christmas: A few ideas to make your Christmas special

Posted: November 13th 2019

by Sophie Coles, Marketing Administrator

It’s all about providing the personal touch this Christmastime, and we’re here to help with some festive ideas to get crafty while being mindful of the environment. At Holkham we have the wonderful Jane Means, gift-wrapper and blogger, who has worked with Kirstie Allsopp and advised Victoria Beckham joining us with a gift-wrapping masterclass. We also have a festive wreath-making workshop and a festive food fair.

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Real Wedding | Candice and Ben

Posted: November 12th 2019

by Belle Hutton

Christmas is coming, and as the great state rooms at Holkham begin to be transformed, we have loved looking back at Candice’s and Ben’s magical wedding from December 2018. Gloriously cosy and snuggly, Candice and Ben combined the very best of Christmas - twinkly fairy lights, faux fur shrugs, candle light, family, friends and good food. If you’re planning your Christmas wedding, take note! These pictures will give you all the festive goosebumps!

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2020 Wedding Predictions | Holkham

Posted: October 15th 2019

by Belle Hutton

As a top Norfolk wedding venue that has been established for 13 years, our wedding planners and event co-ordinators have seen their share of wedding trends come and go! As the end of the year fast approaches, we are already looking towards the weddings we’ll be hosting in 2020 and what the latest trends, styles and crazes we’ll be seeing at weddings.

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If you go up to the attics on Wednesdays, you're sure of a big surprise!

Posted: September 26th 2019

by Dr. Mac Graham, Librarian and Historian

Here at Holkham the attics are now a hive of activity!

Read about our new Conservation Volunteer Programme in the Hall where we have been learning about book conservation, porcelain cleaning and textile handling! We’ve made a few discoveries too…

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