• John Oyston


Ickworth, 3 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, was built by the 4th Earl of Bristol to house his priceless treasures collected on tours around Europe.

See the exquisite craftsmanship of the finest Huguenot silversmiths and portraits by Gainsborough, Hogarth and Reynolds.

Take a walk in the tranquil parkland or relive 1930s domestic service in the restored servants' basement. Where real stories and memories of former staff who kept this country estate running are shared.

The National Trust owns many important attractions. Across the UK, the Trust runs historic houses, ancient castles, stunning gardens, glorious countryside and beautiful coastlines.

Regular visitors can make substantial savings by buying an annual membership, offering unlimited access to National Trust properties for 12 months.

The current membership rate for England Wales and Northern Ireland is £72 for an individual and £120 for a couple, this can be spread over 12 equal instalments . *

The National Trust in Scotland is a separate organisation; there is a reciprocal membership agreement allowing English members access to Scottish properties and vice versa.

* Prices correct at 9 April 2021

Photo PJ Marriott under a Creative Commons License


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