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.

A view through to the woodland walk in autumn
Walking trail

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.

Ickworth Fairy Lake

Ickworth Lady Hervey Walk

A circular walk taking in the ancient woodlands and both the estates lakes.

View of trees in the mist in Ickworth park
Walking trail

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.

View of the path in the Albana Woods at Ickworth

Ickworth Albana walk

The Albana is a short circular walk originally designed as an easy walk for ladies of leisure.

View of Ickworth Rotunda from Stumpery/Spring Garden area.

Ickworth North Lawn & Italianate Garden stroll

A gentle stroll around the North Lawn and Italianate Garden, including the mysterious Victorian Stumpery

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Ickworth River Linnet walk & cycle route

Enjoy picture-postcard views and wildlife encounters on this family-friendly circular walking and cycling route around some of Ickworth's parkland.

A view of the Ickworth Monument

Ickworth monument trail

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