Walking, running & cycling

Downloadable routes

  • Italianate Garden walk

    This short but beautiful walk has hidden treasures like the Victorian Stumpery.

  • Walled Garden and Canal Lake route

    This pretty route takes you past the church and Walled Garden to the Canal (1.8 miles, 2.9km).

  • Blue route

    A circular parkland walk taking in the church, Walled Garden and woodland (4 miles, 6.4km).

  • Monument route

    This 6 mile (9.4km) route takes in the Obelisk, a monument to the Earl-Bishop.

  • Albana route

    A 2 mile (3.2km) route through lovely woodland - you could extend it to include the trim trail.

  • Circular route

    This route passes along the Albana to the Walled Garden and Fairy Lake. (6 miles, 9.4km).

Something for everyone

Roam across 1,800 acres of this grand estate for some magnificent views

Roam across 1,800 acres of this grand estate for some magnificent views

We have this magnificent estate at your disposal and whatever the season and whatever the weather, there's always something to see, not to mention a haven for wildlife and for you.

So whether you want to enjoy a day out with family and friends, walk with an expert park or garden guide, exercise or simply find a spot with a view, there's a walk for you on this grand estate. Choose any route to explore or go off piste, we don't mind.

There's something for everyone, and of course your four-legged friends would absolutely love you if you brought them here from time to time. We've put together some useful information to help you and your dog enjoy Ickworth to its full. 

Why not download one of our walks or call in at the visitor's lodge and they'll be able to help you decide where you could go? Even on a blustery day, the forest walks provide some wonderful sheltered walking and some great peeks of the Rotunda through the trees.

 

Guided walks

Discover why the Walled Garden was built one years before the house

Discover why the Walled Garden was built one years before the house

 

From March 2014 we've a range of guided tours of the garden and park for your enjoyment most days. Just call us to find out more details. We can also arrange a bespoke walk for your group (minimum booking 10 people), just email us to enquire about this and our prices.

 

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