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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  • Our visit to the Wimpole Estate, which is managed by the National Trust, was planned as a lunch stop on a long journey, but on arriving we felt compelled to stay far longer than we had originally inte...  more »
  • A great day out. Loads of exercise. This place has great picnic areas, a lovely stately home to visit, a fab second hand bookshop and shop and a lovely courtyard to sit in for a coffee. The bonus is t...  more »
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