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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Luxurious hotel that leaves a memorable impression

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At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome

The Ickworth is set in 1,800 acres of Suffolk parkland with opportunities for spotting deer, walking, geo-caching, cycling and just generally relaxing. The hotel interior is full of period and contemporary furnishings, with marble flooring and modern chandeliers, creating a luxurious and memorable impression. The hotel is also very family-friendly, offering free childcare, a cinema room, adventure playground, lawn games, flexible mealtimes, children's menus, swimming pools, Wendy houses, a fairy garden and lots more. The ideal setting for a satisfying family break.

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  • En-suite rooms: 51
  • Family rooms: 49
  • Ground-floor rooms: 5
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Self-catering available
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £149
  • Double room, minimum price: £159
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 75


  • Accessible bedrooms: 3
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Babysitting service
  • Safe play area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Hard tennis court
  • Croquet
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: 1800 acres of grounds and up to 60 Bikes
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 190
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 45
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 30
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 24


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 50

Getting here

A14 exit for Bury St Edmunds, follow brown signs for Ickworth House, 4th exit at roundabout, cross staggered crossroads. Then onto T-junction, right into village, almost immediately right into Ickworth Estate.

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Bury St Edmunds
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