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Shopping at Wimpole Estate

The plant display at the plant hub at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
The plant display at the plant hub at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire | © Elliot Neale

Discover a range of seasonal and locally sourced treats on sale in The Stables shop or browse in the second-hand bookshop. With all profits going back into the conservation of Wimpole, your spending can be guilt-free.

Gift shop

If you are on the lookout for a present for a loved one or a little something for yourself, you can find it all at our gift shop. Situated in the historic Stables block, the shop offers a wide range of unique and thoughtful items including books, toys, clothing, food, homeware products and much more.

Plant hub

Inspired by the flourishing gardens at Wimpole Estate? Discover a wide range of seasonal blooms, ceramics, accessories, and gifts in the Stable block courtyard. Perfect for adding a splash of Wimpole to your outdoor space.

An Easter display in Wimpole Estate's shop
An Easter display in Wimpole Estate's shop | © Elliot Neale

The second-hand bookshop

Run by a team of volunteers, the second-hand bookshop is stocked with a wide range of books to suit everybody. As opening times vary, to avoid disappointment, please call ahead on 01223206000 if you wish to visit the bookshop specifically.

When it's closed, there are tables outside stocked with books for you to browse, and you can pay in the shop opposite.

Bookshop donations

We're very grateful for all the book donations and we also accept jigsaws. Please drop off your donations at Hardwicke Gate.

Unfortunately, we’re unable to accept the following items:

  • Multi-volume encyclopaedias, for example: Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Vinyl records
  • CDs, DVDs and videos
  • Magazines/periodicals.

All bookshop donations help to raise money for conservation projects all around the estate.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

The south front of Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire with sheep in the foreground

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