A grand neoclassical mansion with its famous 'Rotunda', England's earliest Italianate gardens and four square miles of eighteenth century landscaped parklands with ancient oak trees.
The house includes beautiful portraiture from artists including Gainsborough, Hogarth, Reynolds, Titian, Velasquez and Zoffany. As well as a 1930s basement telling the stories of the people who lived and worked at Ickworth. It also houses the second largest collection of silverware in the National Trust including work by significant Huguenot silversmiths.
The Italianate Garden includes the Temple Garden, the Spring Garden with snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells plus the stumpery - a magical secret garden with the ferns and woodland plants for children to explore and enjoy.
Gift shop, West Wing Café, Porter's Lodge Outdoor Café, Squash Court Cafe and Plant & Garden Centre. Children's adventure playground, woodland trim trail and family cycle routes, trails, crafts and events.
For More Great National Trust sites, check out Melford Hall
, Lavenham Guildhall
, Sutton Hoo
and Orford Ness Nature Reserve
Or check out Suffolk Tourist Guide's further information on The National Trust in Suffolk
For more information on the wonderful town of Bury St Edmunds, please see: Bury St Edmunds Guide
For more information about our exciting programme of events throughout the year please visit our website.