Ickworth

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape

Ickworth

What's on

Upcoming events

Booking our events

Mon 24 Jul 2017
00:00-23:59
Information on booking our events - visiting and participating

Keeping up appearances - Objects Exhibition

Mon 24 Jul 2017
12:00-16:00
Discover the story behind the Marquess's choice for the rich silk curtains in our state rooms.

Bat Walk and Talks

Wed 02 Aug 2017
20:30-22:00
The Ickworth estate is home to many bats, these walks & talks are a brilliant opportunity to see and hear them.

A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Pantaloons

Sun 20 Aug 2017
18:30-21:00
We welcome the Pantaloons back this summer for a joyful performance of Shakespeare's timeless comedy.

Living History - Walled Garden

Sat 02 Sep 2017
12:00-15:15
The Walled Garden supplies the house and estate with a huge variety of fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Proms in the park with Bury St Edmunds Concert Band

Sat 09 Sep 2017
19:00-21:30
The Bury St Edmunds Concert Band will be returning for a night of stirring anthems, rousing sing-a-longs and uncontrolled flag waving.
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

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History

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.

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Groups

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.

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Get involved

A volunteer sells raffle tickets and gives a sticker treat for his granddaughter

Join us 

Starting as a volunteer at Ickworth is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Join us and become a part of our story!

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Our work

Box hedges at Ickworth

Box Blight at Ickworth 

Discover how we’re acting as boldly as Ickworth’s garden pioneers in tackling today’s threat to their original Italianate vision: Box Blight.