Daffodils in front of the Hall at Wimpole Estate

Distinctive fenland landscapes, grand houses, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways, cycle paths and wildlife, there's plenty of choice in Cambridgeshire

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Days out on your doorstep

Magnolia tree in flower at Trelissick, Cornwall

Blossom watch 

Take time to admire spring blossom, whether it's down your street, on a walk with family or friends or in a vibrant garden. You can also learn more about how these floral wonders support wildlife.

Girl exploring the orchard at Ardress House, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Help our woodlands blossom 

Did you know trees are our natural armour in the battle against climate change? By looking after existing woodlands and the wildlife that call them home, we can grow a greener future together. Help our woodlands blossom and donate to our Woodlands appeal today.

Places to stay
Exterior view of Coach House Loft, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

The Coach House Loft

This light and airy first floor apartment is part of a converted coach house at the rear of Peckover House. You'll also be given a key to your own private entrance to Peckover's delightful garden.

In the news...
Konik ponies grazing at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve in the wet fen landscape

Funding set to kickstart the restoration of peatlands 

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve in the Fens and Heigham Holmes in the Norfolk Broads are both set to benefit from a “discovery grant” by the Government to kickstart the restoration of peatland habitats in the fight against climate change.

The Yorke portrait in situ at Wimpole Hall near Cambridge

Anonymous donor enables special 18th-century portrait, listed for auction, to return home at eleventh-hour  

A generous anonymous donation has allowed the National Trust to purchase an important 18th-century portrait and return it home to Wimpole in Cambridgeshire, with final agreements reached just days before it was due to be sold at auction.

The Land and Climate Summit at Wimpole in 2021

Wimpole Climate Summit

Ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow later this month, Wimpole has hosted a climate summit, bringing together the nation's largest landowners and government to tackle the climate crisis. The meeting explored what more landowners and land managers can do at "ground level" to work alongside nature to mitigate the impact of the changing climate, while ensuring optimal use of land.

Celtic deity figure found at Wimpole

Wimpole's Celtic deity 

Archaeologists discovered this 1st-century metal figure while digging near Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire. Recent cleaning and conservation have revealed remarkable details of a moustache and what may have been a popular East Anglian hairstyle.

A male skylark singing in flight

Nature-friendly farming methods allow biodiversity to flourish at Wimpole 

Nature and soil health are flourishing at Wimpole Home Farm near Cambridge according to the results of a full ‘health-check’ into its biodiversity, carbon levels and levels of public accessibility.

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