Important notice -

This winter we are opening up selected areas of Ickworth House every day (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) to allow people a chance to go beyond the closed shutters and gates of a great house that has traditionally been ‘put to bed’.

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape

More about this place


What's on

Upcoming events

Family Christmas Sparkle 2017

Sat 16 Dec 2017
A magical experience for all the family to enjoy

Greenery Gathering

Mon 18 Dec 2017
Walk with us and collect bunches of holly and ivy for your home at Christmas

Children's Christmas Crafts

Wed 20 Dec 2017
Kick off the festive season and get crafty with our Christmas crafts.

Children's New Year Crafts

Tue 26 Dec 2017
Carry on the festive season and get crafty with our crafts.

Evergreen Walk

Wed 17 Jan 2018
Join a member of our outdoors team and discover the our evergreen gardens and parkland.

Living History - Winter Housekeeping

Sat 27 Jan 2018
Whilst the family are away the servants are using the quiet time to check their stock levels and prepare for the year.

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

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!


Our work

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Ickworth's multi use trail: an update 

Read more here for an update on the possibility of a multi-use trail at Ickworth

View from Rotunda of Box Blight

Box Blight: an update 

Keep up to date with phase two of our Box Blight conservation work, as we work to replant our avenues with Yew.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Ickworth on the National Trust Collections website