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Distinctive fenland landscapes, grand houses, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways, cycle paths and wildlife to explore

Places to visit

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Find a place to relax and unwind

In a busy world, sometimes it's good to slow the pace down and take time out to enjoy the peace and tranquility special places like these can offer. So whether you want somewhere to breathe in lungfuls of fresh air, sit back and take in the view or stop to listen to the leaves rustling in the trees. Relax and unwind on your next visit.

Anglesey Abbey Winter Lights 2016

Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey 2018

Winter Lights is almost here. Here’s our top tips to help you get the most out of your evening.

Visitors arrive at the Hall for a Wimpole Christmas

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.

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Active outdoor adventures
Wicken Fen - Bird Watchers

Walking and cycling in Cambridgeshire 

Walk up to the Gothic Folly at Wimpole for some great views across the lake and back towards the Hall. A walk or bike ride 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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A family admiring decorations on a Christmas tree

Time for a Wimpole Christmas

Prepare for Christmas, celebrate family time and get away from it all at a Wimpole Christmas.

Picture of Quy Water with trees in autumn colour

Anglesey Abbey - River to heat House

The National Trust has an ambitious target to source 50% of our energy needs from renewable sources by 2020. Two years ago at Anglesey Abbey we installed solar panels on the roof of the Visitor Centre, and now we have installed a water source heat pump to heat the House and our offices in the cottage next door.