Wimpole Estate

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

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What's on 

Coming up

Upcoming events

Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk

Sat 23 Feb 2019
11:00-12:00
Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk.

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 27 Feb 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.

Wimpole Spring Concert Season: Scordatura, Women's Music Collective

Mon 11 Mar 2019
20:00-22:00
To celebrate International Women's Day Scordatura Collective is joined by soprano Ellie Penfold for a programme of women inspired by the sound of voice.

Hedge Laying Courses 2019

Sat 16 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
An introduction to hedge laying using axes and billhooks where you will learn how to lay a Midland style hedge. Tea, coffee and lunch are provided.

Wimpole Spring Concert Season: Eboracum Baroque

Mon 18 Mar 2019
20:00-22:00
Eboracum Baroque return to the wonderful setting of the Long Gallery at Wimpole Hall to perform a recital of works by the 17th Century English composer, Henry Purcell featuring some of his most beautiful music written for the stage.

Wimpole Spring Concert Season: Lily Neill

Mon 25 Mar 2019
20:00-22:00
Lily Neill returns to Wimpole Estate with her signature repertoire of 17th and 18th Century harp music, tango, ragtime, traditional music from around the globe, and captivating original compositions.
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Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping at Wimpole

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History

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

Our response to East West Rail route options
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Our position on East West Rail Bedford to Cambridge route options

East West Rail is creating a new rail connection between Oxford and Cambridge, here is our position on plans which could impact the Wimpole Estate

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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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Groups

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