A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

February Speciality Walks

Wed 01 Feb 2017
Come and walk around the Ickworth estate and see the changing signs and colours of the season.

Out and about - February Half Term

Sat 11 Feb 2017
Come and explore Ickworth, and complete some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4s.

Making things and having fun - February half term

Sat 11 Feb 2017
Come and join us for half term with our Gallery activities.

March Speciality Walks

Wed 08 Mar 2017
Come and walk around the Ickworth estate and see the changing signs and colours of the season

Living History - Opening up the House

Sat 11 Mar 2017
Come and follow the servants as they open up the house for a new season

Micro Volunteering with the House Team

Thu 23 Mar 2017
A rare opportunity to experience helping with our Conservation Team.

Eating and shopping


Places to stay

View of the Round House holiday cottage sitting in the Ickworth parkland

Stay in a holiday cottage at Ickworth 

Suffolk is a county of beautiful landscapes and great food. Enjoy a holiday or short break at Ickworth in our cottages set in the heart of our parkland.



A painting of the Earl Bishop

Ickworth past, present and future 

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



A tour group standing in the West Wing reception

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

Volunteering with children

Get involved 

Starting as a volunteer with us is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Make 2016 your year to start volunteering.


Our work

Two Boys about to set off on a bike ride

Proposed multi-use trail 

Learn more about our plans for a new weatherproof trail