Posted: November 30th 2020
by Will Clennell, Learning and Engagement Officer
In 2019, we decided that we wanted to offer visitors the opportunity to experience the National Nature Reserve at a different level and in greater depth than ever before. With 11 miles of coastline and almost 10,000 acres to explore, using a 4X4 vehicle would enable us to cover a great deal of ground, get off-road and, with the kind permission of the NNR Wardens, enter parts of the reserve that are usually off-limits to the public. These NNR Experience Days proved to be extremely successful and popular, with visitors travelling great distances to spend a day on the hugely diverse habitats we are lucky enough to have at Holkham. Then 2020 happened…
Posted: July 15th 2020
by Charlie Hodson, Charlie's Norfolk Food Heroes - Guest Blogger
“With a village green atmosphere, yet set in the vast expanse of one of our country’s finest estates this really is social distancing at its best…To spend an afternoon being able to see friends (from a distance) was simply the greatest experience after 15 weeks of lockdown,” says Charlie Hodson, of Charlie’s Norfolk Food Heroes as he gives us a rundown of his first visit to Feast in the Park.
Posted: June 22nd 2020
by Fran Hartshorne
Fran Hartshorne, Head Chef of the White Horse Inn at Brancaster, shares her mouthwatering recipe from the Norfolk Virtual Food Festival: BBQ “Staithe smokehouse” Salmon, Romesco sauce, Norfolk vegetables and avocado salsa
Posted: June 19th 2020
by Sara Matthews
Sara Matthews of Sara by Nature, was the first of our chefs to take to the stage of the first ever Norfolk Virtual Food Festival. Here she shares her delicious recipe for Cauliflower Steaks with Tabbouleh & courgette Salad with us.
Posted: May 01st 2020
by Emma Bushell, Marketing
In these strange times of isolation, many of us are turning to happy memories or day-dreaming of making new ones. To celebrate ‘National Share a Story’ month this May, we are encouraging you to turn these into your own Holkham Story. Be it fictional or real life, comedy or tragedy, we’d love you to share your story with us.
Posted: March 05th 2020
As our main visitor season creeps ever closer, let us share with you what a day out at Holkham could include. From a visit to the hall, walled garden and Holkham Stories Experience, to a myriad of events and nature trails, you are sure to enjoy a jam-packed day out with us. We open at 10am on Sunday 22nd March and look forward to welcoming you.
Posted: January 31st 2020
This February half term, we’re encouraging you and your families to Go Wild! Turn off those tablets, switch off the TV, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors. Here in Norfolk, we are surrounded by an abundance of nature, with wide open landscapes, rich and diverse habitats, and a huge variety of wildlife. That’s why we’ve put together an exciting programme of events for families during half term.
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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