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A Conservation Tour

Take a step behind closed doors in the Rotunda to see Ickworth through the eyes of our Collections Team.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Ickworth is full of treasures, and each item, from buttons and bobbins to 7 foot statues, needs specific care and attention. Learn how and why we work so hard to look after our collections and discover just what goes on in the house when the doors are closed.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Head to the Welcome Point to sign in and pick up your ticket.

What to bring and wear

The House is cold in winter so wear layers. You may be asked to wear shoe coverings if your shoes are muddy. Large backpacks and push chairs an be left at the front door.


Manual wheelchairs are available. House accessible by lift to all floors.


Sign in and pick up your ticket at the Welcome Point then head over to the front of the Rotunda to start the tour. Please do not bring food and drink into the Rotunda.

Upcoming events


Group Led Cycle Tour of Ickworth Estate 

Explore more of the estate this Winter on a cycle led tour, on Thursdays and Fridays throughout November and December.

Event summary

1 Dec to 22 Dec 2023
13:00 to 14:30
+ 12 other dates or times

A Life Below Stairs Tour 

Hear the stories of the servants who lived and worked at Ickworth as you discover the hustle and bustle that went on below stairs.

Event summary

1 Dec 2023 to 1 Mar 2024
13:15 to 14:00
+ 86 other dates or times

Ickworth Voices Tour 

Take a tour into Ickworth's past and hear stories from those that lived and worked at Ickworth in the 1930s.

Event summary

1 Dec 2023 to 12 Jan 2024
14:15 to 15:00
+ 16 other dates or times

Christmas at Ickworth 

Join us as we transport Ickworth back to the Georgians for a lavish experience at the theatre. Step into the Rotunda and revel in the glorious indulgence of the Christmas festivities that await you.

Event summary

2 Dec 2023 to 2 Jan 2024
09:00 to 17:00
+ 29 other dates or times