Important notice -

During December, visiting the House will be through tours only both weekdays and weekends, until Christmas. You can find more information with our Visitor Welcome team at the Plant and Garden shop on arrival.

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk


What's on

Going on a bug hunt in the woods

Everyday family fun at Ickworth 

Every day can be an adventure for your family. Enjoy great days out with us whatever the season and whatever the weather.

Upcoming events

'Last Chance' Light Night Tickets

Fri 06 Dec 2019
Experience a garden that glows with our brand new Light Nights this winter.

Family Christmas Sparkle 2019

Sat 07 Dec 2019
Put the 'ho ho ho' into your Family Christmas and join us for our last ever Family Christmas Sparkle. With a brand new family activity and separate house offer coming in 2020, this is your last chance to experience the magic of Ickworth Sparkle!

Children's Crafts- Christmas is coming

Sat 07 Dec 2019
Celebrate the festive season with our Christmas themed crafts!

Greenery Gathering for Christmas

Wed 18 Dec 2019
Walk with us and collect bunches of holly, ivy and assorted greenery perfect for your home at Christmas!

Children's Crafts- Bringing in the New Year

Thu 26 Dec 2019
Celebrate the change of the festive season with our New Year themed crafts!

Slate Sale for Ickworth Uncovered

Fri 24 Jan 2020
An exciting opportunity for visitors to buy Ickworth’s historical old roof slate and a chance to sign the new slate going onto the roof.

Eating and shopping


Places to stay


Our work

Two boys and a man about to go cycling

Construction of Ickworth's Multi-use trail 

Construction for Ickworth’s multi-use trail will be completed this year and launched in March 2020



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



A painting of the Earl Bishop

A brief history of Ickworth 

Delve into Ickworth’s 750 year evolution. An estate created by the Hervey family and encircled in layers of history, landscape, people and classic architecture.


Art and collections

Our collections

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