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Icklingham Area Guide



The village straddles the River Lark, a tributary to the Great Ouse. It was once navigable up to Bury St Edmunds, with locks installed; these are now redundant, the remains of at least one lock being visible near Icklingham. The grade I listed village church is of Norman origin. A popular public house has recently been renovated and re-opened as the Guinness Arms. Cavenham-Icklingham Heaths, to the south-east of the village, is 418.8 hectares (1,034.9 acres) in area and includes a number of woodland habitats.


Icklingham is a village in the West of Suffolk on the A1101 road, located around 4 miles south-east of Mildenhall, 7 miles north-west of Bury St. Edmunds, and 9 miles south-west of Thetford in Norfolk. The A14 easy access to the A11 five ways roundabout and its subsequent road services through to Newmarket to the south, Cambridge to the west and Bury St Edmunds to the east are easily accessible.

Types of sales properties

The village is characterised by flint and pale brick cottages and induvial properties that would suit family home.

Type of rental properties

Properties in Icklingham tend to be more individual and larger, with some slightly newer builds.

Distances (approx.)

4.2m/6.7km to Mildenhall

7.4m/11.9km to Lakenheath

7.1m/11.4km to Beck Row 

9m/14.5km to Bury St. Edmunds

11.4m/18.3km to Newmarket


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