Important notice -

Can you hear the jingle bells? Father Christmas is coming to Ickworth for our Family Sparkle, which means at the weekend the House will be open through tours only. To find out how to join a tour, speak to the Visitor Welcome team on arrival.

A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


What's on

Upcoming events

Ickworth’s Winter Walk

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Join us this winter as we explore the legacies of Ickworth's important women in our brand new Winter walk

Children's Christmas Crafts

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Kick off the festive season and get crafty with our Christmas crafts.

Family Christmas Sparkle 2018

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Put the 'ho ho ho' into your Family Christmas and join us for a special bit of 'Ickworth Sparkle'.

Greenery Gathering

Mon 17 Dec 2018
Walk with us and collect bunches of holly, ivy and for your home at Christmas

Children's New Year Crafts

Wed 26 Dec 2018
Carry on the festive season and get crafty with our crafts.

Living History - Winter Housekeeping

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Capture a glimpse of the past as a day in the life of a 1930s basement unfolds around you.

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.



indoor group ickworth

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


Our work

View of Ickworth Rotunda from Stumpery/Spring Garden area.

Ickworth Uncovered: Raising the roof  

Over the next two years, Ickworth is set to secure its future – with your help – thanks to a major new conservation project

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Ickworth's 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