In and around Cambridgeshire

A colourful display of squash, pumpkin and gourd in the glasshouse at Wimpole

Discover grand houses, a distinctive fenland landscape, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways.

Places to visit

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Wicken Fen - Windpump in Autumn

Places to visit in Cambridgeshire 

Not far from the centre of Cambridge, wander around Anglesey Abbey and it's garden for all seasons 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.

Make the most of autumn
Children helping with a pumpkin crop

Autumn in the East of England 

Take a walk through an incredible landscape of orange and gold in the East of England this autumn. With crunchy leaves underfoot and pumpkins galore outside, come and see places in a new light inside with special tours and even more of this season's delights.

Children at a Halloween event

October half-term and Hallowe'en in Cambridgeshire 

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!

Some of our favourite walks
Two people watching and taking a photo of the sunset at Wicken Fen

Walking in Cambridgeshire 

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.

Find out what we're up to
Wicken Fen - Sunset over Bakers Fen

Wicken Fen Vision

The Wicken Fen Vision is an ambitious project to create a landscape scale nature reserve creating new habitats for wildlife and humans to enjoy covering an area of around 5300 sq hectares, from Wicken right down to the outskirts of Cambridge. Please click to find out more .

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Build it and they will come

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.

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