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. Arrange your visit to Wimpole Estate and discover more family-friendly attractions in Arrington using our Arrington trip planner.
Wimpole Estate Reviews
I’d been to Wimpole Farm many times with my older children, but not since the twins where born and I no longer live in Cambridgeshire so it was going to mean a trip up from London. I googled the... more »
Visited for first time after layout changes and absolutely HATE it. Car park is now over 400m from the first building over undulating rough land with rabbit holes etc. I wouldn't like to push an... more »
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