'My centre of rest... Sweet Ickworth'
So wrote the 1st Earl of Bristol on his return home. The 1,800 acres of parkland at Ickworth have undergone many developments since then to make it into the still peaceful estate that you can see today. With a diverse mixture of natural habitats, the park is home to a huge variety of animal and plant life. Explore and enjoy this haven much as the Hervey family did for generations after the 1st Earl.
The ranger team, who look after this wonderful estate, is headed up by Senior Ranger Dee Gathorne-Hardy. We asked Dee to tell us about working at Ickworth and life as a ranger.
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