Ickworth

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape

Ickworth

Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Capability Brown - Glimpses of Ickworth

Thu 01 Sep 2016
10:30-17:00
As part of the Capability Brown Tercentenary celebrations, the Colne and Colchester, Suffolk East and Waveney branches of the Embroiderer's Guild have produced a display of unique textile work based on English landscapes and stately gardens,...

A classical vision - discovering the frieze

Thu 01 Sep 2016
11:00-17:00
Have a closer look at the classical frieze that decorates our Rotunda.

Summer sizzlers and tasty tidbits...

Thu 01 Sep 2016
19:00-21:30
Join us for a delightful evening of stories and scandal, great food and good company.

Living History - The Walled Garden

Sun 04 Sep 2016
12:00-16:00
The basement is brought to life with living history, discover life as a servant in the 1930s.

Conservation in action - hidden treasures

Thu 08 Sep 2016
11:00-17:00
Come and see some of our collection which aren't usually on display.

Proms in the park with Bury St Edmunds Concert Band

Sat 10 Sep 2016
19:00-21:30
Enjoy this grand British tradition of The Last Night of the Proms - in the park at Ickworth. Stirring anthems, rousing sing-a-longs, uncontrolled flag waving in the spirit and atmosphere of The last Night of the Proms recreated in the heart of...
Two women at an evening event at Ickworth

Seasonal highlights 

We've a season packed with events for all the family. You wouldn't want to miss a summer of outdoor theatre fun, evening barbeques, '50 things' and kids' crafts.

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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

View of the Round House holiday cottage sitting in the Ickworth parkland

Stay in a holiday cottage at Ickworth 

Suffolk is a county of beautiful landscapes and great food. Enjoy a holiday or short break at Ickworth in our cottages set in the heart of our parkland.

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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.

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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

Volunteering with children

Get involved 

Starting as a volunteer with us is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Make 2016 your year to start volunteering.