A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


What's on

Upcoming events

Sculpting Ickworth's ancient trees

Wed 20 Sep 2017
All month we'll be joined by John Williams, our volunteer wood carver and man behind our sculpted trees.

Walled Garden tour

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Learn about Ickworth's home grown produce and how it is used. As part of these walks you will be able to pick and taste different varieties of apples from the Walled Garden. The last tour on the 4 October will give visitors a chance to see...

Conservation Exhibition - Hidden Treasures "Craftsmanship".

Wed 20 Sep 2017
A chance to reflect on the talents of past and present, including the intricate craftsmanship of our collection

Autumnal baking workshop with the Living History cooks - Blackberry & Apple Scones & Autumn Pudding

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Join our living history cooks in the kitchen to learn all about their work and work with them to make some 1930s treats of your own.

Conservation in action: a hands on approach

Thu 21 Sep 2017
A rare opportunity to experience helping with our Conservation Team.

Biomass Boiler tour & walk

Fri 22 Sep 2017
From young sapling to prepared wood chip, join our Rangers to discover how the wood fuels Ickworth and keeps us warm.

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

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


Art and collections

Our collections

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