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Ickworth House

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St. Edmunds IP29 5QE, England
+44 1284 735270
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A real treat with interesting house and gardens

This is a most unusual house and a very interesting visit. The stories of some of the characters... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
D C
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Distinctive and impressive

Other reviews that express delight at the house and gardens would echo our sentiments. There is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alistair M
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St. Edmunds IP29 5QE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a most unusual house and a very interesting visit. The stories of some of the characters. In the fairly recent history of this house revealed it to be a most unusual and interesting visit. Instead of the wayward members of the family gambling...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Other reviews that express delight at the house and gardens would echo our sentiments. There is a layer of social history here that is also fascinating and well told. All in all a most enjoyable visit.

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went to the gardens not the house but these were lovely. Nice variety of areas and the Stumpery was something different! Cafe was good too which a nice range of food.

Thank GGRC1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where stopping next door at Ickworth hotel, so had a free pass to the National Trust house and what a bonus that was.did the below stair tour of the servants area where they worked and had there time and meals and the workings of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, well worth a visit if you are visiting the area, or even if you are more local. The building itself is an example of a rich past.

Thank Marcus S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a friend ,what a lovely place to visit .The house was beautiful and so interesting ,the gardens amazing and so well looked after ,the walks were very good as well .We had coffee overlooking the lawn and lunch outside .The food...More

Thank stephanie n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a group so had a guided tour of the State Rooms with an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable about the family. The cafe is very, very busy so we didn't have a lot of time to visit the gardens. The shop...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Member of NT so visited her as in the area. On a scale of 1-10 I'd rate it a 6. The house and rotunda and its history was very interesting and the Italianate gardens were beautifully laid out but there was little colour as not...More

Thank 1953Chris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Ickworth House many times ut each time do something different in the house, different tours, that change to make different part of the house. Well worth doing one of the tours before the house opens to 'Free flow' at 12.00 miday....More

Thank Cathey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst not cheap (what is these days?) this place is well worth a visit and is an interesting way to pass a couple of hours. The staff were friendly and helpful and I would have no reservations in recommending anyone to go here.

Thank Kevin C
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bananasplitpoop
June 25, 2017|
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Response from MrsKimBonner | Reviewed this property |
You will still be able to see, it's a slatted fence
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Linda L
May 12, 2017|
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Response from nw0709 | Reviewed this property |
Some areas are suitable. There's an under the stairs tour which is really good. I think I recall a lift. The staff are very helpful so if there's a way they will organise it for you. There's a lovely café.
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Bazza_10
May 1, 2017|
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Response from SunworshipperMenorca | Reviewed this property |
No it's not free as it comes under National Trust and usual entrance prices
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