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    Two dogs welcome
From £120.00 per night
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Christmas Package 2019

Spend quality time with the family at The Ickworth this Christmas for a fun festive treat!  

Included in this offer:

- Three or four nights in a dog-friendly room 
- Full Suffolk breakfast each morning
- Dinner served every night of your stay with house wine
- Four Bears Den Session (where available and pre-booked)

Christmas Eve: 

- Chocolate making for the children
- Festive buffet lunch
- Film for the younger ones in the Cinema Room
- Cream tea 
- Sumptuous dinner with house wine

Christmas Day:

- Meet Father Christmas 
- Christmas lunch served with house wine
- Watch the Queen's Speech in the Cinema Room
- Family buffet dinner served in the evening

Boxing Day: 

- Festive buffet lunch with house wine
- Film for the younger ones in the Cinema Room
- Activities for the children
- Dinner served with house wines

27th December:

- Buffet Breakfast served 
- Check out by 10am - feel free to stay and use the facilities if you wish to stay a little longer
- Buffer lunch served
- Four Bear's Den: children's activities - Four Bear's Den: children's activities 

Subject to availability. T&Cs apply.

From: £1,499 - 3 or 4 nights - 2 adults & 1 dog

Offer valid 23 Dec 2019 — 27 Dec 2019
From £2025
2 adults & 1 dog

About this property

Home to the Hervey family for 200 years, dog-friendly The Ickworth in Suffolk is an incredibly luxurious hotel that is a great holiday base for couples and families. Situated within 1,800 sprawling acres of National Trust parkland, the hotel grounds are perfect for peaceful strolls or jogs with your dog in tow. The most striking thing you’ll notice as you arrive is the Rotunda. At over 100 feet high, this impressive building was the brainchild of Fredrick Augustus, 4th Earl of Bristol and the Bishop of Derry (also known as the Earl-Bishop), created to house his family and provide galleries for his art collection. Only two hours from London, spend your days roaming the Suffolk countryside with your pet before enjoying a pampering session in the hotel treatment rooms, followed by dinner and drinks at Frederick’s Restaurant.

Dine with Your Dog

Dine with your pooch in either the drawing room or library. From rabbit lasagne to sausages and mash, The Ickworth’s expert chefs create fabulous seasonal menus using only the best local ingredients and vegetables picked from their own walled garden. The Ickworth offers a range of flexible dining options – from big breakfasts, leisurely lunches and afternoon tea to family dinners and romantic meals. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment!

Bow wow factor

This place is extremely dog-friendly, and the glorious parkland will provide lots of opportunities to take many wonderful strolls.

Need to know

Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Pet Amenities Onsite
Pet Amenities Onsite
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool

Bedrooms & Suites

All 27 of The Ickworth’s bedrooms are dog-friendly. All have been beautifully decorated and will easily accommodate couples or larger families. If you’re seeking space and privacy, then The Lodge at Ickworth which houses 11 one, two and three bedroom apartments is the perfect option. Only a short walk or cycle from the main hotel, the apartments sit in their own four-acre gardens and can be used for events.

Standard Double Room

Great for couples, these traditionally elegant rooms are located in the Ickworth House.

2 adults   2 pets  

Small Family Double Room

Ideal for smaller families or couples, pet travellers will enjoy the extra space these rooms provide!

2 adults   2 pets   1 infant

Family Double Room

All the family rooms offer fabulous views over either the Italianate Gardens or Ickworth estate

2 adults   2 pets   2 infants

Large Family Room

More traditional in style, these larger family rooms also offer wonderful views over the Italianate Gardens and Ickworth estate.

2 adults   2 pets   3 infants

Family Suite

Looking out over the front of house, these large family suites have a separate rooms for parents and children.

2 adults   2 pets   3 infants

Grand Tour

This period-style main house bedroom overlooks the lovely Italianate Gardens and has a vast 8ft bed!

2 adults   2 pets   3 infants

Butler’s Quarters

The Butler’s Quarters are certainly not shabby! Great if you and your furry friend prefer more privacy, this room is a short walk from the hotel and has its own garden and living area.

6 adults   2 pets   2 infants

The Lodge

Sleeping between three and eight people, the rooms at The Lodge are perfect if you and your furry friend are seeking more space.

8 adults   2 pets  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

On the doorstep of the hotel is, of course, the fantastic Ickworth House Park and Gardens, where you and your pooch can while away the hours exploring the 1,800 acres of parkland. If you fancy venturing out, the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds and Nowton Park are both dog-friendly and only a 15-minute drive away.
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