A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

February Half term - hobbies and adventures

Sun 14 Feb 2016
Half term fun!

Out and about Wednesdays - 17 February

Wed 17 Feb 2016
A great opportunity to get the kids outside and active and complete some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾'s challenges.

The Pools and Streams of Ickworth walk

Wed 02 Mar 2016
A walk looking at the water sources on the estate

Living History - Opening up the house

Sun 13 Mar 2016
The basement is brought to life with living history, discover life as a servant in the 1930s.

Conservation Exhibition - the history of housekeeping

Thu 17 Mar 2016
Come and see how housekeeping has changed over the years.

Conservation in action - pest trails

Thu 17 Mar 2016
Bugs live inside as well as outside - come and join the hunt for them.
Closeup of snowdrops at Ickworth

Seasonal highlights 

Enjoy family days out this winter with long walks, warming soup, lunches, cakes and treats and lookout for carpets of snow drops in our woodlands.


Eating and shopping


Places to stay

View of the Round House holiday cottage sitting in the Ickworth parkland

Stay in a holiday cottage at Ickworth 

Suffolk is a county of beautiful landscapes and great food. Enjoy a holiday or short break at Ickworth in our cottages set in the heart of our parkland.



A painting of the Earl Bishop

Ickworth past, present and future 

Delve into Ickworth’s 750 year evolution. An estate encircled in layers of history, landscape, people and classic architecture.



A tour group standing in the West Wing reception

Visit Ickworth with your group 

Bring your group to our special place and enjoy a garden for all seasons, a fantastic collection of treasures, tours for every interest, and great places to savour the perfect lunch or afternoon tea.


Get involved

Volunteering with children

Get involved 

Starting as a volunteer with us is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Make 2016 your year to start volunteering.