Important notice -

The park, gardens and West Wing at Ickworth are open. To avoid disappointment please pre-book your visit, especially at weekends & bank holidays to guarantee admission. The House and children's play area are closed.

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk

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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.

Winter lights at Ickworth

Ickworth's Light Nights  

We're really excited to announce that 'Ickworth Light Nights' are back for a second year, as we light up our Victorian stumpery and Italianate garden. Tickets are now on sale. We look forward to welcoming you.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Ickworth (19 Oct - 25 Oct)

Fri 23 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Ickworth.

Ickworth Light Nights

Fri 20 Nov 2020
Experience a garden that glows with our Light Nights this winter.

Visit this autumn


Things to see and do

Discover Ickworth


Eating and shopping


Places to stay


Our work

ash dieback disease Ickworth

The threat of ash dieback  

A chance to catch up with our Ranger team and how we are going to tackle ash dieback at Ickworth

Details of three portraits

Addressing the histories of slavery and colonialism 

Ickworth, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism. Learn more about what we are doing to address histories of slavery and colonialism at our places.


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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.



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