A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

Booking our events

Sun 30 Apr 2017
Information on booking our events - visiting and participating

Keeping up appearances - Objects Exhibition

Sun 30 Apr 2017
Discover the story behind the Marquess's choice for the rich silk curtains in our state rooms.

May Speciality Walks

Wed 03 May 2017
Come and walk around the Ickworth estate and see the changing signs and colours of the season

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Sponsored Walk

Sun 07 May 2017
Come along and walk your dog whilst raising money for the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People charity

Fine Buildings: Theodora's legacy and the ones which got away - Book display

Sun 14 May 2017
Come and see inside some of our beautifully illustrated books.

Conservation in action: a hands on approach

Thu 18 May 2017
A rare opportunity to experience helping with our Conservation Team.

Eating and shopping


Places to stay



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.

Memorial to Thomas Crack

Ickworth and the Great War 

Discover the forgotten stories of Ickworth families during this tragic conflict. Follow our parkland trail and visit our exhibition.



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 2017 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