Important notice -

During winter the House will be open for tours in the weekday, with limited spaces available and the Servants Quarters open to explore at weekends. You can find our Visitor Welcome team at the Plant and Garden shop on arrival.

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk


What's on

Going on a bug hunt in the woods

Everyday family fun at Ickworth 

Every day can be an adventure for your family. Enjoy great days out with us whatever the season and whatever the weather.

Upcoming events

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 2019

Fri 22 Nov 2019
Make a stunning wreath to decorate your home this season with greenery from the Ickworth Estate.

Ickworth's Light Nights 22nd - 24th November

Fri 22 Nov 2019
Experience a garden that glows with our brand new Light nights event.

#Thanks to You Free Entry to National Lottery Players

Sat 23 Nov 2019
This year Ickworth is participating in the National Lottery's #ThanksToYou campaign, offering free entry to this special place on selected dates in November.

Living History - Winter traditions

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Capture a glimpse of the past as a day in the life of a 1930s Servants Quarters unfolds around you. The cold and dark month of November is a time for country pursuits at Ickworth.

Ickworth's Light Nights 25th November - 1st December

Mon 25 Nov 2019
Experience a garden that glows with our brand new Light nights event.

Family Christmas Sparkle 2019

Sun 01 Dec 2019
Put the 'ho ho ho' into your Family Christmas and join us for our last ever Family Christmas Sparkle. With a brand new family activity and separate house offer coming in 2020, this is your last chance to experience the magic of Ickworth Sparkle!

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 or afternoon tea.


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