Wimpole Hall and Estate

Wimpole Hall

Wimpole Hall and Estate is situated 25 miles south east of Spaldwick, with a travel time of about 40 minutes by car.

Wimpole Hall and Estate is currently owned by the National Trust. It is located just on the outskirts of Cambridge on the A603. Wimpole Hall is the largest country house in Cambridgeshire, and attracts about 100,000 visitors per year. It was first built in the 1640s by Thomas Chicheley, who was one of Britain’s finest tennis players! Subsequently, several different owners put their fascinating marks on both the interior design and architecture of Wimpole Hall. 

Wimpole Hall

Associated with Wimpole Hall is Wimpole Hall Farm, which is a working  farm that is home to rare breeds of animals, including sheep, horses and goats. It is a great location to visit with children as visitors can join in with a number of farm activities and there is an adventure playground.

The Old Rectory Restaurant is open daily from March to October, and its outdoor terrace overlooks amazing gardens.  There are many events throughout the year, including open air theatre productions in July and August. 

For more information, please visit the official National Trust website by clicking on the link below:

Wimpole Estate website from the National Trust


 You may be interested in visiting our other featured locations:


Ely Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

Houghton Mill


Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill

Ickworth House


The photos above were taken by Mark Heath and permission has been granted for their display by the National Trust.