Explore Ickworth's miles of parkland

Ickworth is an idiosyncratic country estate created from a personal and passionate vision of classical Italy brought to Suffolk. Encircled in layers of history and landscape, explore, enjoy and rediscover miles of parkland for hidden glimpses and snatches of inspiring views.

The monument presented in memory of the Earl Bishop by the people of Derry
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Ickworth monument walk 

Enjoy this 3 hour walk around the estate taking in the Monument which was erected in 1817 by the people of Derry as a memorial to Frederick Hervey, the 4th Earl of Bristol.

Dig for Victory land on the Ickworth Estate

Ickworth Northern Estate walk, near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Enjoy a walk which will take you past hidden parts of the Ickworth Estate.

A view through to the woodland walk in autumn
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Ickworth history walk 

With its history traced back to Domesday, Ickworth park has quite a story to tell. This walk takes around 1½ hours walking you through Ickworth's long history.

View of Ickworth Rotunda from Stumpery/Spring Garden area.

Ickworth South Pleasure Grounds walk, near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Walk around the South Pleasure Grounds in old Ickworth Park.

View of trees in the mist in Ickworth park
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Ickworth off the beaten track walk 

Get off the beaten track and find areas that most visitors miss on this 2 hour walk taking in some great views of the estate.

A view of the walled garden with the church and Rotunda in the distance
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Ickworth walled garden and canal walk 

The view from the far side of the canal frames the 4th Earl's summerhouse, the church and the Rotunda beautifully. Enjoy this short 1 hour walk for the perfect photo.

Two dog walkers in the parkland at Ickworth

Ickworth Albana walk nr Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

The Trim Trail is a walk perhaps for those with more energy to spare.

View of Ickworth Rotunda from Stumpery/Spring Garden area.

Ickworth Garden Tree walk, near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

A walk around the Italianate Garden at Ickworth

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Ickworth Pink Cycle route, near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Pedal along quiet estate roads and woodland tracks, past fields and fascinating historical features enjoying picture-postcard views and wildlife encounters along the way.