Two young visitors perusing the selection at the new courtyard gift shop at Holkham


Courtyard Gift Shop

Our gift shop is located in the picturesque old stables courtyard. The spacious layout and elegant interior provides an opportunity to bring together a tempting and eclectic range of products showcasing the work of talented, local producers and artisans. With our collections of jewellery, hats, handbags and body products for ladies, cufflinks, caps, food and drink for gentlemen and a range of toys and books for children, you are sure to find something for everyone. We’ve even thought of your four-legged friends too with a selection of leads, dog beds and tasty dog biscuit treats! If you are interested in finding out more about the social, architectural and landscape history of the Holkham Estate, we also stock the popular reference book ‘Holkham written by our ex-archivist, Christine Hiskey.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Thursdays 15th & 22nd November, 4pm-7pm
Christmas shopping evenings

Join us for two evenings of late-night shopping - a perfect opportunity to find that unique present with an additional 10% off all purchases. Enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine and a mince pie while you browse. At Christmas, our shop is filled with a lovely selection of exquisite tree and room decorations, as used to decorate the hall, scented candles, Christmas cards, puddings, chutneys, festive hampers, as well as our wide range of exclusive gifts.

For the book lovers on your Christmas list, there are two opportunities to meet and buy special signed copies from local authors. Robert Smith, Harbour Master, will be signing his book ‘Crossing the Bar, Tales of Wells Harbour’ in the gift shop on Thursday 15th November 4pm-7pm. On Thursday 22nd November, 4pm-7pm, Robert Greenfield, author of bestseller ‘Samphire Coast’, will be joining us in the gift shop giving visitors the chance to buy a signed copy of his Norfolk-set noir thriller ‘The Cedar Cage’.

Treat yourself to a drop of wine with John Hemmant of Chet and Waveney Valley Vineyard, with wine tasting in the gift shop from 4pm-7pm on Thursdays 15th and 22nd November

Free entry and parking, we can save you the job of wrapping too!

There’s other opportunities to pick up that unique gift. Why not combine your Candlelight Tour of the hall with a visit to the gift shop or, have a browse with your family after your Audience With Father Christmas performance. The shop will stay open late until the final tour/performance commences for both of these events.

Opening Times:
1st November - 21st December 2018
Open 10am–4pm*
22nd December 2018 - 15th February 2019
16th February – 31st March 2019
Open 9am-4pm
1st April – 31st October 2019
Open 9am-5pm

*Please note, we will be open later for Candlelight Tours and An Audience with Father Christmas.

Hudson's Heritage Awards 2017 – Best Places to Shop

14th March 2017 – The gift shop won the prestigious 2017 Hudson’s Heritage Awards ‘Best Place to Shop’ category, sponsored by Jarrold Publishing. Established in 2011, the awards are an independently judged, annual, national scheme open to historic houses, gardens, museums and heritage sites and celebrate the very best visitor experiences.