The Big Farmland Bird Count

Posted: April 21st 2019

by Andrew Bloomfield

This February the estate became involved with the National Farmer’s Union’s Big Farmland Bird Count, a nationwide initiative (open to all farmers and landowners) to assess the number of farmland birds using given areas in any one week during the month. The bird count proved not only fun for those undertaking the counts but also helped us to work out how good some areas were for attracting large numbers of birds and how other areas were very impoverished.

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Get The Look: Coral and Seaside Blues in The Lady Elizabeth Wing

Posted: April 18th 2019

by Belle Hutton

With a wedding venue like Holkham’s The Lady Elizabeth Wing brides and grooms have total carte blanche to make it their own through clever colour palettes, imaginative decor and stylish tablescapes.

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Real Wedding: Lara and James

Posted: April 04th 2019

by Belle Hutton

James Smith (28), married Lara Carter (32) on 5th May 2018 in Holkham’s Marble Hall.

The relaxed vibes of Lara and James’ Holkham wedding is so apparent from these wonderful images captured by Kathy Ashdown! They chose the Temple as their wedding reception venue, and the décor reflects their home and life in Singapore.

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Add a Touch of Elegance to your Wedding Day

Posted: April 02nd 2019

by Guest Blogger - Zöe Anderton

If you’ve ever been on a Candlelight Tour of Holkham Hall, you may have heard the dulcet tones of Zöe Anderton playing her harp as you entered the Marble Hall. We’ve invited Zöe to contribute to the blog and here she tells all on how to add a touch of elegance to your wedding.

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A Weekend in Wells

Posted: March 22nd 2019

by Jo Lewis, Marketing Assistant

Renowned for its spectacular coastline stretching 45 glorious miles, now is the time to visit north Norfolk. The rolling seasons and relentless tide, recast the landscape so beautifully that visitors are drawn back time and time again. Pinewoods Holiday Park, with six brand new lodges, is a great base from which to explore the area!

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Twerk

Posted: March 07th 2019

by Jonathan Holt

Seals are a common sight on the coast of Norfolk but what happens when they get into difficulty on Holkham Beach? Find out what happened to a young seal called Twerk that washed ashore last year.

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A Destination Wedding at Holkham

Posted: March 01st 2019

by Belle Hutton

With three-day long weddings on the rise we look to Holkham’s stunning surroundings and, with the help of Lady Leicester, lift the lid on how to plan a marriage less ordinary…

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Cries of the Laughing Goose

Posted: January 27th 2019

by Andrew Bloomfield

Of all our winter wildfowl that descend here every year it is the White-fronted Goose that traditionally attracts most attention from visiting birdwatchers. This smaller relative of the common feral Greylag Goose appears annually in Norfolk at only a handful of regular sites and the marshes of Holkham have long been famed for attracting a flock.

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