"We got married yesterday at Dairy Barns and can honestly say it was the best day of our lives! We fell in love with the barns the first time we stayed in Swallows Nest 3 years ago, we loved it so much we booked it as our wedding venue after breakfast the next morning! Everything has been so well planned, Hannah does an amazing job in the lead up to the wedding and nothing was too much trouble. The wedding day was perfect - Hannah and the team are absolutely amazing and every single person there is worth their weight in gold. Everyone said how lovely it was and how brilliant all the staff were. The food was fantastic, the rooms are beautiful, everything is beautiful! We couldn't have had a better day, it was so relaxed and we couldn't have done it without their help and support  Thank you SO much xx"

Best Day of our Lives


Blickling Hall, Blickling, Aylsham, NR11 6NF

Start off by parking at the main Blickling Hall as the house is just stunning. Here you can buy tickets for the house and gardens. You can walk to the Bluebell Wood from here but it is a long walk across the other side of the park and estate. We would suggest once you have seen the main house get back in your car and drive to the Woodgate NT Car Park (pay and display, free to members)
Turn right out of the main carpark and continue for approx. 2 miles until you see a turning S.P. Ittringham and the Walpole Arms pub. You are now going around the back of the estate. Continue on this lane for approximately 1 mile until you see the Walpole Arms on your right hand side. Turn right past the pub down a narrow lane. You will come to a junction after approx. ½ mile; turn left S.P. Moorgate and Ingworth. Drive a short way down this lane and you will come to WOODGATE CARPARK.
Once in the carpark go through the gate on the left hand side and follow the sandy track round the woods, you will see the bluebells almost immediately. The walk will take you round in a large loop past the bluebells to the Mausoleum, a large pyramid in an opening in the woods. Once you get to the Mausoleum about 500 meters past it on the right there is a grassy track back into the woods which takes you back through another part of the bluebell wood

It took mum and I about 45 minutes and we loved it

The Walpole Arms is a great place for lunch on the way back! Bluebells at Blickling

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