Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk

Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Starting from the Stable Block, this one hour walk takes you out into the arable landscape at Wimpole. Discover past histories, buildings, archaeology, wildlife and nature as well as our current farming practices and crops we're growing today.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet in the turning circle in front of the Stable Block.
What to bring and wear
Wear suitable clothing and footwear depending on the weather
Accessibility
The ground is fairly level and easy going on the Farm road but it can get muddy in wet weather. It depends on weather conditions as to the suitability for pushchairs and wheelchairs.
Other
Parking is free for NT members, £2 for non members

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
24 September 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
28 September 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
1 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
5 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
8 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
12 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
15 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
19 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
22 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
26 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available
29 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Wimpole Estate Office
Email
wimpolehall@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01223 206000

Upcoming events

Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk

Tue 24 Sep 2019
11:00-12:00
Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk.

Wimpole Renewables Ground Source Heat Pump Tour

Tue 24 Sep 2019
15:00-16:00
An opportunity to find out more about our recently installed heating system

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 25 Sep 2019
11:00-12:30
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.

Shire Horse Carriage Rides 2019

Thu 26 Sep 2019
10:30-11:15
The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.

Basic Blacksmithing Courses 2019

Sat 28 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
An introduction to blacksmithing in Wimpole's own blacksmith shop where you will learn the magic techniques of this old craft and take home the object you make.

Shire Horse Driving Experience 2019

Sun 29 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
Learn how to harness, long rein and manoeuver your horse around obstacles.