The Ickworth Hotel

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Standard Double room

Small Family Double room

A stately Suffolk retreat brimming with grandeur

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This offer is available for stays between July and November 2018 and is based on two adults only.

Pets are allowed for an additional charged of £15 per per pet, per day payable directly to the hotel.

Check-in is at 3pm and check-out at 11am.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 27% off. Our discount is calculated by reference to the hotel’s own prices or by reference to an appropriate source reflective of the hotel’s own prices. An example of our top discount is:

On 11/9/2018  two people may book a one-night stay in a Standard Double room (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £139 per room, per night, compared to the publicly available rate of £190 per room, per night. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 27%.

The discounts, price, and availability stated above were checked on 6/7/2018

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made. 

Escape to a beautiful hotel on the spectacular Ickworth estate, with breakfast and two-course dinner included

The Ickworth Hotel is found within the grand Ickworth stately home, a National Trust property which dates back to the early 1800s and is one of the country's most unusual and spectacular mansions. Spend your days exploring the National Trust grounds on foot or by bike (available at the hotel). You'll also have special after-hours access to the Capability Brown Italianate gardens and the National Trust house, the latter of which boasts a fantastic art collection and selection of antique furniture. The hotel scored a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

The house is distinguished by a soaring 100-foot-high rotunda and 1,800 acres of parkland comprising pristine Italianate gardens and expanses of wild woodlands. The Ickworth Hotel offers a tranquil setting for romantic getaways and an exciting, activity-packed time for families.

Good to know

Please note that access to the main house is subject to National Trust opening times - please contact the hotel directly for further information. Access to the Italianate gardens is available to guests all year round.

Please be aware that some of the guest rooms are located in The Lodge, which is a 10-minute walk or short drive away from the main house.


Rooms are very spacious and decorated in a traditional style in keeping with the grand heritage of the estate. All rooms have period furnishings and some rooms feature lovely views over the estate and gardens. Some of the rooms are located in The Lodge, just a short walk from the main house.


- Tea and coffee facilities
- Hairdryer
- Ironing facilities
- TV
- Telephone


Frederick's Restaurant is the Ickworth's adults-only restaurant and is housed in the original dining room of the Hervey family. Sophisticated candlelit meals of contemporary European fare are served looking out over the Italianate gardens. Full English and continental breakfasts and family dinners are served in the more informal environs of the Conservatory.


Alongside a lovely heated swimming pool, a number of contemporary treatment rooms are available where massages, facials and reflexology treatments using the Elemis product range are available, plus manicures and pedicures.


The Ickworth estate offers plenty of excitement for visitors of all ages, from short rambles through beautiful gardens to long bike rides through dense and varied forests, where you'll see all manner of deer and bird life. Guests can play tennis or make the 15-minute journey to the nearby Bury St Edmunds 18-hole Golf Club.

Keen horse riders (or novices for that matter) can sign up for riding lessons at the nearby Barrow Hall Stables and anglers will enjoy being just 15 minutes from one of the country's premier trout fisheries at Larkwood.

Travelling with kids?

The hotel offers plenty of services for younger visitors, from the kids' menu in the restaurant to the complimentary bottle-warming room service. In-room baby monitors are available, with staff on hand listening so parents can relax. Babysitting services are also available, plus there’s a creche, a kids' club and children’s games rooms, as well as a cinema room which screens a movie at 6pm each day. Please note that access to the creche must be pre-booked, and is chargeable at £13 per child for two hours.

Moving outside, you’ll find a kids' play area with a fairy garden theme. It’s well-equipped, with a wendy house, trampoline, climbing frames, swings and more. There’s a tennis court too, with equipment available from reception. The heated swimming pool is stocked with floats and noodles.

Back in the guest rooms, you’ll find child-friendly facilities upon request, such as a changing mat, bottle steriliser, potty, nappy bins and bed guards.

Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 5QE

Travel is NOT included in this offer.

How do I get there?

The Ickworth Hotel is an hour and a half's drive from central London, following the M11 North East to Great Chesterford where you'll join the A11 which eventually joins the A14. Stay on the A14 until you get to junction 42, from here it's a further 10 miles to the hotel.

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We like

  • The after-hours access to the Capability Brown Italianate gardens
  • Romantic candlelit dinners in Frederick's Restaurant
  • The extensive treatment menu, using luxury Elemis products

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