Things to see & do

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Summer flowers

Corn cockles in the Walled Garden at Wimpole 

Corn cockles in the Walled Garden at Wimpole

In the walled garden the roses are looking spectacular, wildflower mix of delicate corn cockles, corn flowers and godetia.  The red pelargoniums and blue salvias provide a visual delight, best viewed from the first floor of the hall to show the Victorian union jack design.

Top ten 50 things at Wimpole

Go on a really long bike ride at Wimpole © Antony Mottershead

Go on a really long bike ride at Wimpole

We've picked out just ten highlights of the 50 things you can do at Wimpole, there are more, see how many you can tick off.


Wimpole open air theatre Emma 

Wimpole holds a variety of events throughout the year, from outdoor theatre to tomato festivals, tours of the hall closets and ferreting courses. There are lots of opportunities for you to discover, learn and play.

To find an event for you

A little bit extra

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    At the Stable Block, find the ticket office, toilets, shops, café and membership informati...

  • Follow these tips on how to find a geocache © National Trust

    Find a geocache

    Explore the parkland, borrow a gps from the ticket office.

  • Whilst visiting Lacock there are plenty of family trails to complete © Arnhel de Serra

    Family trails

    Have a go with our free mob cap or top hat trail and discover the secrets at Wimpole Hall.

Coming up...

Pond dipping is a great way to learn about animal life cycles

  • Terrific Tree Walk - every Tuesday
  • Wimpole Wednesday Walks 
  • Introductory Stroll every Sunday
  •  Basement Tour 20 August
  • Beginners Pole Lathe Course 29 August
  • Open Air Theatre - Love's Labours Lost 29 August



Wimpole’s parkland and wider estate make it ideal for walking. The variety of landscape includes woodland paths, lakes and fields, all with magnificent views.  There are a number of guided walks during the week, see what's on for further details.


There are three cycle routes to choose from that let you discover the views and landscapes of Wimpole. Suited for all abilities from beginner to cycling pros there is something for everybody, so get your bike and enjoy.


There are five geocaches to find around the Estate with three routes to suit all abilities. Ask at reception to hire a GPS unit or go out and use your own.

Don't miss our Geocache weekend 2 & 3 May