Learning at Wimpole

Exploring Wimpole with your school

Wimpole is a large working estate with home farm, large country house, formal and walled kitchen gardens and extensive parkland.

All year round

Explore here with your school; come on a family day out; or visit with a group. There is plenty to see whatever the time of year as we follow the seasons from Lambing to Harvesting, Easter to Christmas.
 

Families

Wimpole is the perfect place for a family visit all year round; with daily activities at Home Farm. Tracker packs are available to help you explore the parkland.
 

Groups

We welcome groups throughout the year with self-directed visits or guided tours, so whether you like history, architecture, tomatoes or hens there is something for everyone.
 

Schools

What can Wimpole offer?

Wimpole is a large working estate with a rare breed home farm, large country house, formal and walled kitchen gardens and extensive parkland.
 
There is plenty for schools to see and do at Wimpole all year round.
 
We welcome self-directed school visits to all areas of the estate and can provide downloadable resources to support your visit. Directed sessions available on selected dates, see the booklet for further details.
 

Get in touch

To make a booking, plan a visit or discuss what we can offer -
  • Email us
  • Call 01223 206044
  • Write to the Engagement Department, Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW
 

Self-directed visits

Making a self-directed visit is a great way to explore Wimpole with your group. Visits can be made to all areas of the estate and we have downloadable resources for use on your visit.
 

Farm, Park and Gardens

Self-directed visits are available to book during term time from 15 February to 4 November, 10.30am – 5pm.
 

Hall

Self-directed visits are available to book during term time (Hall is closed on Fridays) from 15 February to 3 November, 11am – 5pm.
 

Next steps

All school visits must be booked in advance. Please email us or call 01223 206044 to make a booking.
Please note that all visits and activities must be paid for on the day.
 
EGM and Home-educated bookings are only permitted during school term time, during schools hours and are not valid at weekends and bank holidays.

Download our useful information leaflets for education visits