Important notice -

It's blowing a hoolie! With Storm Doris on the way, we'll be closing our parkland and gardens until Midday Friday for visitor safety. Our West Wing facilities will still be open as usual - 10:30am - 4pm. Why not cosy up in our cafe with a cuppa.

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

March Speciality Walks

Wed 08 Mar 2017
Come and walk around the Ickworth estate and see the changing signs and colours of the season

Insider Invite: Get closer to the National Trust

Fri 10 Mar 2017
Join Helen Ghosh, Director-General, and Senior Curator James Rothwell for a special members only event on 10 March at Ickworth between 2pm - 4pm.

Living History - Opening up the House

Sat 11 Mar 2017
Come and follow the servants as they open up the house for a new season

Micro Volunteering with the House Team

Thu 23 Mar 2017
A rare opportunity to experience helping with our Conservation Team.

Living History - Spring Time on the Estate

Sun 26 Mar 2017
Come and watch the servants as they go about their daily chores down in the Rotunda's basement.

Out and about - Easter Holidays

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Come and explore Ickworth, and complete some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4s.

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.

Beautiful embroidered detail from a banner created by Waveney Embroiderer's Guild.

Glimpses of 'Capability' Brown at Ickworth 

Discover 'Capability' Brown at Ickworth and enjoy the creative work of over 6,000 hours of embroidered banners celebrating 'Capability' Brown’s 300th birthday anniversary.



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

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 2017 your year to start volunteering.


Our work

Two Boys about to set off on a bike ride

Proposed multi-use trail 

Learn more about our plans for a new weatherproof trail