For families

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Living history days

Living history volunteers spent a day with Ivan Day, baking in 1930s style

Living history volunteers spent a day with Ivan Day, baking in 1930s style

You've seen Downton Abbey, now experience Ickworth Lives, our exciting project  has brought our basement of the Rotunda to life. Join us for living history days and follow in the footsteps of the servants of this grand estate. Your kids can get involved  playing vintage games and exploring every draw, cupboard, nook and cranny.

Family membership

Family membership is a fantastic gift for all the year

Unforegettable fun and help us care for some amazing places and spaces, for ever, for everyone.

To help keep costs down, sign up for family membership (one otwo adults and children) and enjoy 12 months of unlimited days out - not to mention bags of holiday fun and events.

With 300 historic houses to discover, beautiful gardens to roam and stunning countryside to wander through, you'll be spointly for choice.

Join up when you visit or contact us to find out more.

Our quick-list of winter fun

When was the last time you made a grass trumpet?

Some of the things to do at Ickworth:

 

  • Outdoors explorer pack
  • Children’s play area
  • Willow play area
  • Wildlife area
  • Den building area
  • 50 things scrap book
  • Trim trail
  • Vintage toys in the west wing and basement
  • Play in the snow
  • Find a geocache

 

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

50 things to do before youre 11¾

50 things to do before youre 11¾

Join the National Trust's 50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4.

We're making it as easy as mud-pie to do them all. Sign up online before you visit and ask us about our top 5 of the 50 things to tick off at Ickworth when you visit.

We'd love to hear about your 50 things fun

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