Important notice -

We're sorry to say our House lift is out of order & accessibility is limited. The Ground floor has entry via a step free route , the 1st floor is inaccessible to wheelchair users.

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk


What's on

Children gathered round a storyteller in tipi tent.

Trade stall and demonstrator information 

Find out more about having a pitch at one of our events.

Upcoming events

Back to nature

Thu 21 Mar 2019
Take time for yourself and discover Ickworth's hidden gems for getting back to nature.

Ickworth's Spring Trail

Thu 21 Mar 2019
Join in the springtime fun at Ickworth!

Book Display - the 1st Marquess and his politics

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Come and join us for a book display in the Pompeian Room about what was occurring politically in the world during the life of the Frederick, 1st Marquess of Bristol (1769-1859)

Cooking in the Kitchen: a 1930s experience in Spring

Wed 27 Mar 2019
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!

Deconstructing the 1st Marquess - A Walk

Wed 27 Mar 2019
Join our knowledgeable volunteer as he takes you on a guided walk exploring the role of the 1st Marquess – how he carried out the Earl- Bishops vision of Ickworth and his influence on the Rotunda, Italianate and Walled Garden.

Ickworth Church Vault Tour

Thu 04 Apr 2019
Support The Ickworth Church Conservation Trust and delve into the history behind Ickworth Church

Eating and shopping



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.


Our work

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Construction begins on Ickworth's Multi-use trail 

Construction for Ickworth’s multi-use trail will begin in March and be ready to use from autumn 2019



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 or afternoon tea.


Get involved


Places to stay


Art and collections

Our collections

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