Wimpole Estate

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

Wimpole Estate

Things to see and do

Wimpole Estate

What's on 

Coming up

Upcoming events

Beginners & Intermediate Pole Lathe Course, Wimpole Estate

Sun 28 Aug 2016
10:00-16:00
The course includes learning how to set up the pole lathe, how to select, cleave and axe the wood ready for the shave horse, how to use the spoke shave, make a dibber and a stool

Beginner & Intermediate Pole Lathe Course

Sun 28 Aug 2016
10:00-16:00
The course includes learning how to set up the pole lathe, how to select, cleave and axe the wood ready for the shave horse, how to use the spoke shave, how to use the lathe, chisels and gouges then move onto more skilled work on Sunday

Capability Brown Birthday Weekend

Sun 28 Aug 2016
10:30-17:00
Come and help us celebrate the 300th birthday of Lancelot "Capability" Brown's birth with a range of fun-packed activities all weekend, with 18th-Century rules cricket and Georgian dancing on Sunday only.

Scene: a new way of looking

Sun 28 Aug 2016
10:30-17:00
Celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown with major contemporary installation by NEON, an award-winning design practice that seeks to explore new territories between architecture, design and art.

Wimpole's Parkland, a brief walk in history

Sun 28 Aug 2016
11:00-12:00
A perfect way to start your Sunday.

Wooden Rake Making Course

Mon 29 Aug 2016
10:00-16:00
The course content includes how to select the wood for the rake head (including cleaving, shaving and drilling), how to make the rake teeth for fitting to the head, making the handle, assemble all the parts
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Eating and shopping

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Wildlife

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Our work

Re-thatching the barn 2016

Conserve and protect 

Discover the skills and techniques we use to care for and maintain our special place for generations to come.

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Get involved

Some of the garden volunteers at Wimpole

Join our team 

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

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Learning

Exploring Wimpole with your school

Discover a different way to learn 

Discover the rare breeds on our farm and the history of our estate as you follow our professional or self-led tours.

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Venue hire

Celebrate your wedding at Wimpole Hall

Hire our special place 

Host your own event at this unique working estate, from your civil ceremony or wedding reception to a family celebration or a corporate event, we will help you create the perfect celebration.