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Ickworth - A Design Masterpiece

Explore Ickworth as a masterpiece of design in our new celebration for 2024. From the iconic Rotunda with its innovative Italianate gardens to the estate's structured parkland, Ickworth is a dream of Rome within the heart of Suffolk.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Trace the footsteps of Ickworth's residents over the years in our house exhibition and learn just how the Rotunda came to be. Beginning with Ickworth's visionary curator, the 'Earl-Bishop', step through time to learn the stories of those who helped bring his ideas to life - and those who changed it. From quality craftsmanship to pioneering design, we invite visitors to discover why Ickworth is designed the way it is. Visit daily from 29 March from 11am. Last entry to the House 3pm.

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Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Children welcome, please ensure they are under close supervision at all times.

Meeting point

Head to the Rotunda on arrival and through the front doors.

What to bring and wear

Suitable footwear, ideally not muddy please. We regret that prams and pushchairs are not permitted inside the Rotunda.

Accessibility

There is a lift for those that are unable to climb the stairs to the first floor. Please speak to a team member for more information.

Upcoming events

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An Introduction to Ickworth Tour 

Join the team caring for Ickworth's treasures to discover more about the Hervey family and their collection.

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on
20 Jun to 31 Oct 2024
at
10:45 to 11:30
+ 76 other dates or times
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Ickworth: A Design Masterpiece Tour 

Learn about the architectural styles and interior fashions that influenced the creation of Ickworth’s iconic Rotunda.

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on
21 Jun to 1 Nov 2024
at
10:45 to 11:30
+ 19 other dates or times
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Walk for Parkinson's at Ickworth 

Explore beautiful National Trust parkland, rolling landscape and ancient woodlands. Whatever your reason. Whoever you walk for. Join us and together we can find a cure.

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on
22 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 15:00
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Dog Training Sessions - Mixed Abilities 

Join us for a dog training session hosted at Ickworth with Ellie from Smart Nose Dog Training. Learn basic training techniques and spend quality time with your four-legged friend.

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on
23 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 11:30