Wimpole Estate

A working estate still guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion, parkland, gardens and Home Farm

A suffragette rally

Wimpole History Festival 2019 

Wimpole History Festival near Cambridge - a weekend of history and heritage for the whole family on 21-23 June 2019.

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What's on 

Coming up

Upcoming events

Wool Shearing Course 2019

Sat 25 May 2019
For those people thinking of acquiring sheep or having a small flock of sheep this course will give you the confidence to tackle sheep shearing with traditional blades.

Create with Nature at Wimpole Estate

Sat 25 May 2019
Get hands on with nature at Wimpole Estate thanks to BMWi. Take part in a free creative workshop and take home your hand-made nature creation. Plus, explore the all- electric BMW i3.

Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk

Sat 25 May 2019
Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk.

Sunday Stroll - A Brief Walk in History

Sun 26 May 2019
Join us on a 1.2 mile parkland walk and uncover the stories at the heart of Wimpole

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 29 May 2019
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.

Introduction to Running- every Thursday

Thu 06 Jun 2019
If you would like to have a go at running then come along where we will work together following the Couch to 5K programme
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Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping at Wimpole

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Captain George and Elsie Bambridge

Wimpole through the ages 

Layers of history have built up over the years at Wimpole. Here we have a peek back through time

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Our work

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Get involved

Volunteer Gardeners in the glasshouse potting on seedlings

Join our team 

Join the Wimpole team to learn new skills, make friends and enjoy a variety of experiences.

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Visiting as part of a group

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Join or give

A pair of Shire horses in leather and brass harness

Wimpole's Shire horse appeal 

For centuries they have tirelessly worked the land, but Shire horses are a breed under threat. At Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire we need your help to look after these magnificent beasts and secure their future.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Wimpole Estate on the National Trust Collections website