A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape


What's on

Upcoming events

Sculpting Ickworth's ancient trees

Sat 23 Sep 2017
All month we'll be joined by John Williams, our volunteer wood carver and man behind our sculpted trees.

The Roots of Ickworth - Our Autumn harvest and you

Sat 23 Sep 2017
Each year hundreds of Pine cones, Acorns and Conkers fall to the ground. Help us maintain the landscape for future generations by collecting them.

The Roots of Ickworth - Children's activities

Sat 23 Sep 2017
Get exploring with your 50 things activities and our I spy woodland trail.

Conservation Exhibition - Hidden Treasures "Craftsmanship".

Sat 23 Sep 2017
A chance to reflect on the talents of past and present, including the intricate craftsmanship of our collection

Living History - Out in the Woods

Sat 23 Sep 2017
With the head forester anxious to plant new trees, village children and servants on a day off are using their time to pick acorns and sweet chestnuts to grow new stock.

Italianate Stumpery tour

Mon 25 Sep 2017
Explore the magical stumpery, its inspiration and place within our Italianate Garden.

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