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Wimpole Estate

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Visit to see Christmas decorations

We visited Wimpole Hall Monday to see the lovely Christmas decorations in the Hall. We prebooked... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tangoj63
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Ok once you’ve parked

Lovely estate, good house to look round. Children like the farm. Restaurant busy lunchtime... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fusspot2018
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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The original house on this 3,000-acre estate was built for Sir Thomas Chicheley in the 1640s, rebuilt and added to over the years, and finally restored to its proper splendor today.
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Arrington SG8 0BW, England
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+44 1223 206000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Wimpole Hall Monday to see the lovely Christmas decorations in the Hall. We prebooked the day before on line as they are operating a timed visit system. Not all rooms are open but the volunteers and small staff have worked hard decorating the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely estate, good house to look round. Children like the farm. Restaurant busy lunchtime serving reasonable hot meals and light bites, farm cafe not very good. All cars have to display a parking ticket, even members, and then walk often quite a distance back to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason that I did not give full marks to this venue is that I wish that the cafes could sharpen up on the cleanliness for their cutlery. We often visit Wimpole Estate either just for a walk or a look around the house -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jackie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe at Wimpole has gone downhill. Visiting on a Sunday at 2 we found none of the tables were clean and the staff were not interested in cleaning them, tasteless cheese scone, and a broccoli and filo pastry wrap where the broccoli had been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 596gavinm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. Well worth a visit. Get there early to avoid the hassle of parking even with the massive overflow car park. Fantastic value for money if you're a NT member. Gardens and grounds are fantastic. Very well kept walled garden. Brilliant rare breed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adam L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually visited THREE TIMES before we could get in. The venue itself wasn't closed or too crowded. Just the disorganised parking. Overflow parking not available. Three visits, first two we couldn't park so had to go elsewhere for our day out - despite being...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Essex868
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for a walk and it just so happened the Christmas Fayre was on. What a beautiful place. We wandered and ate our way around the fayre before heading to Home Farm. The rare breeds were brilliant and the staff really interesting to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachy76
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We organised a group 2 hour walk from the West gate. We turned right and went over the hill and then over the bridge of the Chain of Ponds. We then passed the Folly and carried on up the hill. We joined a path in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerald D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We always like to stop here on the way back from visiting our grandson It has something for everyone

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We really enjoyed the extensive gardens. Even on a sunny weekend it was large enough not to feel crowded. The story of the house was interesting with friendly guides. Families were enjoying the farm and there are walks around the extensive estate.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Emma F
2 December 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Home Farm & Garden is £10.90. Child half price.
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Dream694239
1 November 2018|
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Response from gandjowen | Reviewed this property |
Check NT web site. Sorry do not know the answer myself
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Dream694239
1 November 2018|
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Response from Sallyrb2014 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you phone wimpole hall and enquire. Number on website.
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