Important notice -

Sunday 16 Feb - Following Storm Dennis last night, the Parkland, Gardens and Woodland will be closed for safety checks. The West wing facilities and basement of the house are open as normal. Thank you!

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk


What's on

Upcoming events

Children's Crafts - The first signs of Spring

Mon 17 Feb 2020
With Spring on the horizon, February half term's crafts explore Ickworth coming to life again.

Home of great art exhibition

Mon 17 Feb 2020
See Ickworth re-imagined with a brand-new house exhibition highlighting the finest of its collection.

A Vision of White- Exploring Ickworth's Snowdrops

Wed 19 Feb 2020
Join us this February as we explore Ickworth under a blanket of beautiful snowdrops

Build a Bug Hotel

Fri 21 Feb 2020
Help the wildlife as we get closer to spring by building your own bug hotel to take home!

World Book Day celebrations

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Celebrate World Book Day with us at Ickworth

Cooking in the Kitchen: a 1930s experience in Spring

Tue 10 Mar 2020
Join our Living History Cooks for a unique chance to try out traditional 1930s recipes in Ickworth's beautiful finishing kitchen. A truly unforgettable cooking experience!

Eating and shopping


Places to stay


Our work

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Construction of Ickworth's Multi-use trail 

Construction for Ickworth’s multi-use trail will be completed this year and launched in March 2020



indoor group ickworth

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 and scone!


Get involved



A painting of the Earl Bishop

A brief history of Ickworth 

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


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Ickworth on the National Trust Collections website