Things to see & do

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Winter festival this Christmas

A snowy Christmas tree and reindeer at Wimpole's Winter Festival 

A snowy Christmas tree and reindeer at Wimpole's Winter Festival

Join in making decorations and gifts to take home, have a go baking Wimpole favourites or come and see the house, gardens and farm magnificently decorated for the winter season. Craft activities, storytelling, tea with an expert, wild winter walks, hot chocolate bar, live music and the perfect Christmas shopping experience away from the high street crowds.

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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.

50 things events

Discover what's in a pond © Antony Mottershead

Discover what's in a pond

We've created a few 50 things inspired events, so you can still complete the adventures, but with a little help from us. So why not come along and join our ranger for some fun in the Park.

Events

Make a pomander in the Hall © T.Gardner

Wimpole holds a variety of events throughout the year, from outdoor theatre to tomato festivals, tours of the hall closets and even livestock 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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    Facilities

    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...

Christmas all wrapped up

  • 1 Dec - 6 Jan - Winter Festival
  • 1/3/5 Dec - Tea with an expert
  • 1/3/5 Dec - Dried Flower Arranging
  • 6/7-13/14-20/21 Dec Hall open for Christmas
  • 11/16/18 Dec - Wreath Making Workshop
  • 13/14 Dec - Lantern Making Workshop

 

Walking

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. Walks leaflets are available from the shop.

Cycling

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.

Geocaching

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.

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