Not far from the centre of Cambridge, witness winter in all its glory at Anglesey Abbey or escape to Wicken Fen in search of wildlife. A little further afield enjoy exploring Wimpole Estate, including Home Farm where you'll meet some new arrivals.
In spring massed drifts of daffodils flourish throughout the gardens at Anglesey Abbey, while the heady scent of over 4000 blue and white hyacinths fills the air in the Formal Garden. And be sure not to miss the 'sea of tulips', which carpet the beautiful Himalayan Silver Birch Grove.
Why not take the time to wander around the tranquil gardens at Peckover during the spring and enjoy the beautiful displays and bolder colours of daffodils and tulips? The spacious lawn is also shaded by specimen trees, look out for the ginkgo and tulip tree.
Visit Wimpole’s Pleasure Grounds to see drifts of bright yellow daffodils that really lift the spirits and delicate fritillaries standing alongside them. The parterre also comes into its own in the spring, with a display of red and yellow tulips that make a vibrant and colourful sight.
Each year the House and Lord Fairhaven's collection gets a deep clean, With 10,000 items in his collections that's an awful lot of cleaning to be done. We have an exhibition and demonstrations in the House during April & May showing the problems we face and how we look after the collection. If you've got time why not roll up your sleeves and lend us a hand!
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.
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.
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 are now available for the forthcoming season which starts in March.
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