Not far from the centre of Cambridge, witness autumn in all its glory at Anglesey Abbey or escape to Wicken Fen in search of wildlife. Enjoy exploring Wimpole Hall and the wider Estate, including Home Farm. What stories will you uncover on your next visit?
Rich colours breakout throughout the gardens in the autumn, especially around the Temple and Pilgrim’s Lawns and along the tree lined avenues planted by Lord Fairhaven. Anglesey Abbey also has one of largest Dahlia displays in the country, with over 70 varieties providing colour, right up until the first frosts.
A unique landscape formed by nature and shaped by people. Witness the ever-changing dramatic skies in this flat landscape and encounter some of the 8,400 species that call it home. Don’t miss the views from the new hide overlooking Baker’s Fen.
The woodland belts on the Wimpole Estate were designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown as a frame for the gardens and are home to an array of wildlife. Meander beneath the branches on a circular walk of the estate taking in the lakes, Chinese bridge and 18th-century folly.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Lord Fairhaven’s bequest of Anglesey Abbey to the National Trust, there will be a special exhibition this autumn looking at Lord Fairhaven’s collection and legacy, featuring items not normally on display.
We've got pumpkin patches, scary spiders, creaking staircases and secret doorways, just some of the ingredients for a spooky Hallowe'en adventure this October half-term. That's if you're brave enough to visit!
Walk up to the Gothic Folly at Wimpole for some great views across the lake and back towards the Hall. Whilst a walk between Wicken Fen and Anglesey Abbey, will enable you to discover the beauty of the Cambridgeshire fens and enjoy nature's spectacles with the changing of the seasons.
We've recently completed a major project to restore the Newmarket Corridor wing of the House, which includes Lord Fairhaven's bedroom, bathroom and the bedroom in which Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, stayed when she came to visit.
With vast skies above flowering meadows, sedge and reedbeds, Wicken Fen is a window onto a lost landscape and home to thousands of species. Thanks to your support, together our ambitious landscape-scale conservation project is opening up new areas for both you and wildlife to enjoy.
Thanks to public donations and grants from the Michael Marks Charitable Trust & Viridor Credits Environmental Company, we've built a 'bridge for nature' enabling wildlife and our herds of Konik ponies & Highland cattle to roam freely over the nature reserve.
Nestling on the banks of the River Great Ouse and with fantastic views of the historic working mill, our campsite offers a great place to park your caravan, motorhome or pitch your tent. Bookings still available for Autumn 2016 and bookings now being taken for 2017.
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