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West Wing Ickworth

Wedding photographs taken at Ickworth House. Photography by Martin Beard

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Ickworth House is a historic Grade I listed building created in 1795 by the 4th Earl of Bristol. Nestling in 1,800 acres of spectacular gardens and wooded parkland designed in part by ‘Capability’ Brown, it provides a beautiful setting for your event.

With its striking Rotunda and curved corridors, Ickworth House was finally completed in 2006 after 200 years, The West Wing at Ickworth offers The Gallery and The Court for ceremonies and receptions. The Gallery has wonderful views over the Italianate Gardens and can hold up to 200 guests. To ensure you get away from it all, this historic Grade 1 Listed building nestles in 1800 acres of gardens and wooded parkland.

There are also marquee areas for larger wedding receptions. The beautiful gardens are available for reception drinks and there are many wonderful areas for photography including the Temple and Rose garden

 The West Wing at Ickworth House was never finished and laid empty until 2006, when a joint partnership between the National Trust and Sodexo Prestige led to its renovation and opening as a centre for conferences and events. The first wedding in the property’s history took place in 2006.

Today, the West Wing contains visitor, conference, banqueting and wedding facilities, while the East Wing is now The Ickworth Hotel.  The West Wing at Ickworth comprises a selection of stunning and flexible rooms. The Gallery, located on the 2nd floor, is a flat-floored space with a raised balcony area overlooking the parkland to the front and the formal gardens and terrace to the rear. It provides the perfect backdrop for wedding breakfasts, private dining and balls for up to 220 as well as corporate conferencing for between 40 and 220 delegates. Linked by a short corridor is the Court which as well as incorporating a bar provides meeting or breakout space for up to 40 delegates. This room is also available for exclusive hire for smaller dining events. Both rooms are licensed for Civil Ceremonies.

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