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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  • Went on the Folly Walk and enjoyed good views from the Folly. Didn’t go in the house but gardens really nice. However refreshment options are really limited which is a shame and everything else was gr...  more »
  • As National Trust members we love making visits to various properties. We aim for large properties and Wimpole certainly ticks the box. There is plenty of parking. It is then a short walk to the ticke...  more »
  • Our first ever visit to Wimpole and we will definitely be back! We loved exploring the whole estate and spent 4 hours visiting the farm and the manor house. Granted it was a quiet day outside of peak ...  more »

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