In and around Cambridgeshire

Colour Spring parterre filled with yellow and red tulips

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

Places to visit

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Family getting close up to a cow at Wimpole Home Farm

May half-term in Cambridgeshire 

It doesn't matter what time of the year you visit Wimpole Home Farm, there's always a new arrival to meet. Climb to the top of the treehouse at Anglesey Abbey or go on a bug hunt at Wicken Fen. We've plenty of ideas for family days out this May half-term.

Step into spring
The alliums in bloom in the Walled Garden at Wimpole

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.

Some of our favourite walks
Wicken Fen - Bird Watchers

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.

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Wimpole Hall viewed from the park

Going green at Wimpole

Wimpole Estate in Cambridgeshire is planning to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels by the installation of a ground source heat pump.

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Places to stay
Places that bring us together
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Don and Jenny's story

At Wimpole Estate, retired farmer Don and his wife Jenny are rediscovering their love of agriculture. Don was diagnosed with dementia five years ago and lost touch with his farming past. But thanks to Jenny and the Farming Memories group she helped set up at Wimpole, Don has found a community that shares his life-long passion.