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Visitors at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire with windmill behind them.
There's lots to do for all the family at Wicken Fen | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Family-friendly places in Cambridgeshire

If you're looking for something fun to do with the family, why not enjoy a day out with the kids at one of these places around Cambridgeshire?

Come out and play

A family with a pushchair and a young child running ahead walk along the boardwalk at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, with sedge growing on either side and mature trees in the distance
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Wicken Fen 

If outdoor activities and learning about nature sounds like a good day out for your family, Wicken Fen is the place for you.

A child holding a bunch of autumn leaves at Morden Hall Park, London.
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Wimpole Estate 

Wimpole is full of adventures for all the family. You can get up close to rare breed animals on the farm, try out the new play area and there's plenty of space to let off steam in the great outdoors.

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Anglesey Abbey 

Plan your next family adventure at Anglesey Abbey.

Visitors exploring an exhibit inside Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire.
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Houghton Mill 

Houghton Mill is now closed for the winter. Look out for Meet the Millers tours returning in the spring. The cafe is open and you can explore the scenic Waterclose Meadows.

Plan ahead for Christmas

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Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey 

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.

Wimpole Christmas Lights
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Christmas at Wimpole 

Be dazzled by the new Illuminations trail, and enjoy choirs singing, decorations galore, and lots of festive food and drink.

A family on the Winter Woodland Walk at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire
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Christmas at Wicken Fen 

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.

The South Front of Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Discover more in Cambridgeshire

Fenland landscapes, grand houses, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways can all be found in Cambridgeshire.