Christmas at Ickworth
Rejoice in the festivities by stepping back for the social highlight of the season with a lavish experience at the theatre. Be inspired by Georgian traditions and their love for a festive get together. Put on your finery and join us for an experience full of joy and splendour.
Saturday 2 December - Tuesday 2 January*, 11am - 3pm | Free*
Come together and join us as we step back into a period of Georgian Staged Splendour as the Rotunda is set for a lavish experience at the theatre. Revel in the glorious indulgence of festivities that await you from lavish dining to theatrical staging throughout.
Visit Ickworth from Saturday 2 December to Tuesday 2 January to experience an estate completely transformed by the Georgians most popular festive traditions. From the Age of the Theatre to Masquerade Balls, we will be celebrating the outrageous, excessive and, at times, garish nature of the Georgians celebrations.
Step into the Rotunda for a lavish experience at the theatre and revel in the glorious indulgence of the Christmas festivities that await you, from an extravagant dining set to immersive theatrical staging throughout. Be inspired by Georgian traditions and their love for a festive get together!
Saturday 2 December to Tuesday 2 January*, 10am - 3pm | Suggested donation £3
Get crafty this Christmas and head to the West Wing Gallery to take part in making your very own masquerade masks and theatre glasses to accompany your visit.
Festive Outdoor Family Trail
Saturday 2 December to Tuesday 2 January*, 10am - 4pm |Free*
Explore the great outdoors this winter with our family trail finding Georgian animals nestled into our woodland.
*Normal admission charges apply, free for National Trust members. *Ickworth Estate is closed 24 - 25 December.
Tasty treats and Christmas shopping
A spot of Christmas shopping
It's the perfect time to grab those all important Christmas cards, buy a few stocking fillers or purchase gifts. Whether you're buying something for a book lover, a garden fanatic or a budding chef, there's something to suit all tastes.
There are loads of different family activities designed to help you explore and discover the Ickworth estate this Winter. However you choose to spend your day with us, your adventure starts here.
Explore the parkland at Ickworth, encircled with layers of history, landscape and classic architecture. Enjoy space, freedom and inspiring views as you wander at your leisure.
Find out more about cycling at Ickworth, including the cycle hire hub available in the car park. Pack a picnic and start your adventure.
Discover the house and the treasures collected by the flamboyant 4th Earl of Bristol at Ickworth, a magnificent Italianate palace in the heart of Suffolk.