Wimpole Estate

Important notice -

Wimpole Estate will be closed on Sunday 28 November due to unforeseen circumstances. Any decision to cancel the Christmas at Wimpole trail will be taken at 2pm on Sunday 28 November. We advise you to check back here for the latest updates.

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

Wimpole Estate

Things to see and do

A family look through a gate to see animals at Home Farm

Family fun at Wimpole 

Wimpole Estate is full of adventures waiting to happen. Whether your children are fascinated by impressive architecture, want to get up close to animals on a working farm or just need to burn off steam in the great outdoors, families can have a lot of fun together at Wimpole, whatever the weather.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Year of Treasures Tour

Sun 28 Nov 2021
Join our knowledgeable volunteers to delve deeper into the treasures in our collection at Wimpole. Explore our 'Year of Treasures' exhibition and discover the stories behind some of the most significant objects in the Hall.

Wimpole Wednesday Walks

Wed 01 Dec 2021
Our popular guided walks are back! Enjoy the estate from a different perspective and discover the best bits of the parkland and countryside by joining our volunteer guides on a Wednesday Walk.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Wimpole Estate

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Wimpole on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.

Carols in the Stables

Sat 04 Dec 2021
On December weekends this Christmas, join us in The Stables to listen to Christmas carols sung by local choirs.

Bring your own book

Mon 27 Dec 2021
‘Bring your own book’ and relax in Wimpole’s magnificent library room. Amid the bustle of Christmas and New Year, take an hour for yourself, put on your slippers and sit in peace to read.

Wassail! A toast to next year's harvest

Sat 08 Jan 2022
Wassail, from the Old English for 'good health', is the custom of blessing the health of apple trees. Explore the mid-winter traditions which our ancestors believed would guarantee a successful harvest.
A family hold hands in winter clothes whilst gazing up at a magically lit colourful tree.

Christmas at Wimpole 2021 

Make Christmas 2021 extra special at Wimpole Estate. By day, get into the Christmas spirit with Percy the Park Keeper and his winter trail and enjoy festive decorations around the estate. By night, and new for 2021, join us as we light up the gardens and showcase Wimpole Estate's biggest Christmas yet. Lights, lasers and seasonal sounds will fill the air with festive fun at Wimpole, making the most wonderful time of year even more magical.

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Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping at Wimpole

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Our work

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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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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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Visiting as part of a group

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Get involved

Volunteer Gardeners in the glasshouse potting on seedlings

Join the Wimpole team 

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

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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