A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


What's on

Upcoming events

An Ickworth Summer of fun- The House Collection

Fri 28 Jul 2017
Keep the kids busy this summer with crafts, den building and exploring!

Out and about - Summer Holidays

Fri 28 Jul 2017
Come and explore Ickworth and complete some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4s.

Cooks in the kitchen - A Celebration of Summer

Fri 28 Jul 2017
Our Living History cooks bring the kitchen to life cooking 1930s dishes reflecting the best of July's produce. Enjoy the day with them and take the opportunity to chat to them about their work, their training with food historian Ivan Day, and to...

Keeping up appearances - Conservation in action

Fri 28 Jul 2017
Discover the story behind the Marquess's choice for the rich silk curtains in our state rooms.

Look Out Archery! Summer Holidays

Sat 29 Jul 2017
The ultimate archery experience for all ages

August Speciality Walk - World War One

Wed 02 Aug 2017
Join our Research team on 2 August for a guided walk of the Great War Estate trail.

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

Box Blight east wing

Fighting back: Box Blight 

Track our progress and find out how you can help us save our garden from Box Blight