Things to see & do

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Start your 50 things adventure

50 Things to do © National Trust

50 Things to do

There are lots of 50 things you can tick off your list at Wimpole: visit a farm; run around in the rain; track wild animals; discover what is in a pond and many more.  Just ask the team at Reception for a 50 things booklet and pointers when your arrive.

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.


Children having a go a tree climbing © National Trust

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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    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...

Summer blooms in the parterre garden

  • Sat 13 & Sun 14 Sept - Wimpole at War
  • Sat 13 Sept - Seasonal Larder Day
  • Thurs 18 Sept - Basement Tour
  • Sat 20 Sept - Open Air Cinema - The Great Gatsby
  • Sat 27 & Sun 28 Sept - Produce Fair in the Walled Garden



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.


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.