Discover distinctive fenland landscapes, grand houses, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways, cycle paths and wildlife. There's plenty of choice in Cambridgeshire, if you live in or are visiting East Anglia.
Today Wimpole is still a working estate, guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion, parkland, gardens and Home Farm to explore.
A passion for tradition and impressing guests, inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape into the masterpiece you see today.
The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, England's most famous fen and one of Europe’s most important wetlands supporting over 9000 species
Book onto a tour to follow the amazing survival story of this 18th century watermill, which still continues the tradition of milling onsite.
Peckover is a hidden oasis in the heart of Wisbech. Book a tour to step inside the Georgian townhouse or wander around the two acre Walled Garden.
Winter Lights 2023 takes place 17 – 19 November, 24 – 26 November, 1 – 3 December, 8 – 10 December at Anglesey Abbey and is set to be more spectacular than ever before, featuring new art installations, illuminated snowdrops, animal lanterns, projections on the house and mill, and beautiful bespoke artwork.
Be dazzled by the new Illuminations trail, and enjoy choirs singing, decorations galore, and lots of festive food and drink.
Come and experience an enchanting new Christmas at Anglesey Abbey inspired by the Magic of Books. The House will be richly decorated for all to enjoy and this year we have something particularly special planned.
There is plenty to see and do at Wicken Fen in the lead up to Christmas 2023. Father and Mother Christmas will be back in Fen Cottage, try out our new festive trail and the Docky Hut Café will be open and offering festive hot drinks and a tasty yuletide treat after your adventures.
Why not bring your dog for a walk around Wimpole’s parkland? We just ask you take care around livestock. Then rest awhile on the terrace of the Old Rectory Restaurant.
Dogs are welcome on the wider nature reserve at Wicken Fen. Where there are miles of paths to explore around Baker's, Adventurers' and Burwell Fens and beyond.
Houghton Mill makes for a great starting point for dog-friendly walks that cross water meadows, the Ouse Valley and onto the market town of St Ives and Hemingfords villages.
This month, rangers at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve (NNR) will turn on taps across the site to allow water to flow from the lodes on higher ground to the lower laying fens, creating standing pools of water and a winter wetland for wildlife, as well as sequestering carbon.
We have appointed an award-winning design team to help us redesign Wimpole's historic parterre, to help us ensure it's sustainable and more resilient to the changing climate.
Since opening in July 2022, Damsons, a community group for people living with dementia and their loved ones, at Peckover House and Garden, has transformed the lives of its members.
The first foal of the year has joined the iconic Konik herd at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, which helps to maintain one of Europe's most important wetlands.
Learn how we’re planning to care for Wicken Fen Nature Reserve with an ambitious vision to create and preserve a diverse landscape for people and for the wildlife that lives here.
As part of the MONUMENT Project, in 2022, work began at Peckover to transform the Reed Barn into a safe place where people living with dementia, their families and loved ones, could share experiences, gain new skills and take a break from caring responsibilities. Find out more.
Discover how we’re connecting the communities near Wicken Fen with nature and heritage as part of the Footprints project, thanks to a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant.
Discover how Wimpole is using the Green Recovery Fund to help create and restore habitats, support solutions to tackle climate change and connect people with nature.
Making new friends, working in amazing places, and knowing that you're helping a cause you care about – just three great reasons to volunteer with us in Cambridgeshire.
The Cambridge National Trust Volunteers group come together to help support their local properties. Find out more about what they do and how to join.
A gorgeous Georgian house with stylish interiors and a private terraced garden in the small town of Wisbech.
An idyllic campsite situated in a peaceful location with beautiful views over the Ouse Valley, Waterclose Meadows welcomes caravans, tents, motorhomes and has pods for hire.
There are a number of sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Cambridgeshire, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Here’s a little more information that can help you plan your visit.
Have you ever thought about volunteering at Peckover House & Garden? Our garden team and our house & collections team are hosting a series of taster sessions this autumn.
For entry to the House between 1 December - 23 December, please pre-book your timed ticket here.