Ickworth

Important notice -

From now until Sunday 2 March we are opening up selected areas of Ickworth House every day (except 24 & 25 Dec) to allow people a chance to go beyond the closed shutters & gates of a great house that has traditionally been ‘put to bed’ for winter.

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape

More about this place

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What's on

Upcoming events

March Hare Collective Craft fair

Sat 18 Nov 2017
10:30-16:00
The March Hare Collective brings their brilliant locally made crafts to the Gallery.

Living History - Game on the Estate

Sat 18 Nov 2017
11:00-15:00
As the shooting season continues, the House is full of invited guests and family members, including several children who can be heard playing.

Christmas pudding workshop with the 1930s cooks

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:30-12:30
Join our living history cooks in the kitchen to learn all about their work and to get a head start on some of your own Christmas preparations and make a Christmas pudding to take home.

Christmas Craft Making

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:30-16:00
Kick off the festive season and get crafty with our Christmas crafts.

Christmas mince pie and orange pastry workshop with the 1930s cooks

Tue 21 Nov 2017
13:30-15:30
Join our living history cooks in the kitchen to learn all about their work and to get a head start on some of your own Christmas preparations and make a orange pastry and mincemeat to take home.

Albana Walk

Wed 22 Nov 2017
14:00-15:00
Join a member of our outdoors team and discover the Albana wood from evergreen avenues to the spectacular views.
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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

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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