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Ickworth Park - Lambing | by Dave Catchpole
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Ickworth Park - Lambing

Lambing in Ickworth Park

 

A pleasant afternoon walk in Ickworth Park, Horringer, Nr Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

A National Trust Property

The Park - The extensive 1,800 acres of wooded parkland, created in part by 'Capability' Brown, is a living landscape rich in plant, animal, and bird life. Some parts cultivated and grazed, yet much can be explored and enjoyed.

The Gardens - The gardens surrounding the house were created in the first half of the 19th century by the First Marquess of Bristol. Those in the formal Italian style to the south of the house feature the Gold and Silver Gardens, a Victorian Stumpery and the Temple Rose Garden. A raised terrace walk separates the south garden from the park.

Beyond the church are the remnants of an 18th-century garden created by the First Earl. His summerhouse (circa.1703) and ornamental canal still survive. The kitchen garden, protected by high brick walls, is now a vineyard producing Ickworth wines

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Taken on March 10, 2012