In and around Cambridgeshire

The Winter Walk in February at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

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

Places to visit

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Places to visit in Cambridgeshire 

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.

Our top winter walks

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Anglesey Abbey's Winter Garden 

The Winter Garden at Anglesey Abbey is designed to look its best in the winter months when colour is often in short supply. The vivid colours, textures and scents will brighten-up the bleakest of winter days.

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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.

Places to stay
Some of our favourite walks
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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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