Important notice -

The park & gardens at Ickworth are open. To avoid disappointment please pre-book your visit, especially at weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. The House, West Wing and children's play area remain closed.

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk

Please book ahead before visiting Check availability

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The parkland and gardens at Ickworth are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends, in school holidays and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary. Entry is free for members, however non members will need to pay. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Ickworth (14 Sept - 20 Sept)

Fri 18 Sep 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Ickworth.

Timed entry to Ickworth (21 Sept - 27 Sept)

Mon 21 Sep 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Ickworth.
IGPOTY Ickworth

Autumn at Ickworth 

Join us as we play host to the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition this autumn.

Going on a bug hunt in the woods

Ickworth family activities  

Every day can be an adventure for your family. Enjoy great experiences whatever the weather with our craft and activity ideas.

Couple walking along a grassy path with their two dogs

Neighbours of Ickworth  

Horringer and Chevington residents can access Ickworth all year round with our Neighbours of Ickworth permits.


Things to see and do

Discover Ickworth


Eating and shopping


Places to stay


Our work

stall holder at ickworth

Wood & Craft Fair  

Read here for an update on Ickworth's Wood and Craft Fair in 2020

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Ickworth's new multi-use trail  

Spring 2020 saw the opening of Ickworth's brand new multi-use trail. A 9.4 km route around the Ickworth estate, designed for walkers, cyclists, scooters, and pushchairs


Join or give

We need your support



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