Shire Horse Driving Experience 2018

Learn how to harness, long rein and manoeuver your horse around obstacles.

  • Booking essential

The day includes an introduction to the horses, then learn how to harness your horse. Moving out into the field you will work your horse on long reins, as well as maneuvering around obstacles. In the afternoon you will progress to driving the carriage alongside other participants through the Estate. At the end of the day you can help turn the horses out into their fields.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £150.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Not suitable for children under 16 years old
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at Wimpole Home Farm
What to bring and wear
Wear sturdy footwear and warm practical clothing. Tea and coffee will be provided, bring a pack lunch.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 August 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
18 August 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
22 August 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
26 September 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
6 October 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
14 October 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
20 October 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out

Contact Info

NT Central Box Office
Call 0844 249 1895

Upcoming events

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 18 Jul 2018
Join us for a different walk each week, showing off some of the best views, woodland paths and secret seats in and around Wimpole's parkland.

Jazz in the Gardens

Sat 21 Jul 2018
Enjoy the sounds of the summer with the Cambridge Jazz Theorem in the beautiful gardens overlooking Wimpole's historic parkland. You are welcome to bring your own picnic and Pimms, tea and coffee will be on sale (cash only please).

Sunday Stroll - A Brief Walk in History

Sun 22 Jul 2018
Join us on a 1.2 mile parkland walk and uncover the stories at the heart of Wimpole

Arable Farm Walk

Tue 24 Jul 2018
Learn more about farming at Wimpole then and now on this hour long walk from the Farm.

Shire Horse Carriage Rides 2018

Tue 24 Jul 2018
The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.

Sundown Cinema: Brave

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Bring a picnic and relax in the beautiful gardens at Wimpole to enjoy this great film brought to you by Sundown Cinema. Films will be shown on a special daytime LED screen. Booking via Sundown Cinema or 0333 666 3366