Wimpole Estate, Arrington

A historic property featuring an imposing mansion and a working home farm, Wimpole Estate covers an area of over 1,214 hectares (3,000 acres). The mansion, begun around 1640, is the largest house in Cambridgeshire. Over the centuries, many notable architects worked to expand and improve the house, including Thomas Chicheley, Henry Flitcroft, and H.E. Kendall. The estate is renowned for its north park, which includes belts of woodland, gentle rolling hills, restored lakes, and a gothic tower. Stroll through the walled gardens to see a variety of wildlife, or join a guided walk to learn the secret stories of this historic estate. Check online for a full list of upcoming special events, which include outdoor performances, tours of the hall closets, and guided bike rides.  Our Arrington trip planner makes visiting Wimpole Estate and other Arrington attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • There is so much to see and do here. The car park is £2 all day (free for NT). We visited the gardens, farm and house and also fitted in one of the walks around the countryside. The views are really g...  more »
  • A great mansion to look around with a lot of pictures and fine objects to look at. Plus the history of the staff and past owners. A couple of surprising later additions. Staff are very knowledgeable a...  more »
  • Stunning big old house that has numerous rooms to walk through over two main floors plus basement area too. Every room is chock full of beautiful things. Rare to see a Hall with so many items on displ...  more »

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