On the warm days of late September, the berries in the hedgerows around Flatford inspire the seasonal produce in the tea room. The team don’t have to go far either to find them, there’s often a hedgerow about to keel over under the weight of them just outside the door! Look out for them on your walk.
We've the most magnificent showcase of treasures at Ickworth, collected by the 4th Earl of Bristol on his tours around Europe. Generations of the Hervey family continued his passion to create the Ickworth you see today. If you love hidden treasures you'll love this rare opportunity to discover some of those that are normally kept tucked away in our stores.
Dig deeper and learn more about Sutton Hoo's past this autumn when you join us for Historia - a series of fascinating talks. We'll be joined by experts in their fields, including well respected archaeologists, historians and curator at the British Museum, where the Sutton Hoo treasure is on display.
Sometimes a seemingly insignificant object can shed light on a huge story, in this case Ickworth's links to the Great War. A research team has since discovered a collection of poignant and uplifting stories, which are revealed in a new exhibtion and trail.
New for this season, our Wilderness collection takes inspiration from the raw elements of nature, in particular the wild landscape at Dunwich Heath. The design features a warming sunset that borders the calm sea, with fields of heather and wild flowers in the foreground. By buying accessories inspired by the places you love, you're helping us to protect them.
‘Lord it up’ in the Marquis’ bed chamber, or snuggle up in the cosy Butler’s quarters. The East Wing of Ickworth is a Luxury Family Hotel, which provides modern comfort in a house that retains its historic charm.
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From the beautiful North Norfolk Coast with its abundance of wildlife to the magnificent houses and gardens of Blickling, Felbrigg and Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk's popularity is well deserved. And don't miss the chance to wander around Sheringham Park or begin your exploration of the Norfolk Broads.
Not far from Cambridge you'll find Anglesey Abbey, where the gardens boast colour throughout the year. Head a little further afield and you'll discover Wimpole with its impressive mansion and Home Farm. But no visit would be complete without escaping to the distinctive fenland landscape of Wicken Fen or seeing one of the last working mills on the River Ouse.
There's more to Essex than first meets the eye. Tucked away you'll find lots of hidden gems, from Bourne Mill in Colchester to Paycocke's, a stunning Tudor merchant's house in Coggeshall. Hatfield Forest, which was once a royal hunting forest is today a great place for walks, as is Blake's Wood, Danbury Common and Copt Hall.