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Wimpole Estate

Arrington SG8 0BW, England
+44 1223 206000
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Disappointing

This was our second visit to Wimpole Hall and we were a bit disappointed. Parking was a nightmare... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
littlegracie
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lovely place to walk round - particularly the walled garden

Hadn/t visited in a while and regret that - the walled garden was lovely - some beautiful flowers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lushrider
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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.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (141 reviews)
“national trust” (127 reviews)
“home farm” (104 reviews)
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Arrington SG8 0BW, England
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+44 1223 206000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit to Wimpole Hall and we were a bit disappointed. Parking was a nightmare as half of the car park was closed off for resurfacing. Felt this could've been completed in sections, we had to park in the overflow which was...More

Thank littlegracie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hadn/t visited in a while and regret that - the walled garden was lovely - some beautiful flowers as well as fruit and veg and mature trees - and today some great scarecrows! Lots of dahlias (more than at Angelsey Abbey and much less formally...More

Thank lushrider
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We like to make use of our membership whenever we visit somewhere new so this visit was Wimpole. We got there just before opening on Sunday morning and struggled to find parking. The place was absolutely packed and it was lovely to see that there...More

Thank Elayne Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy visiting this NT estate with its undulating walks in a large park with grazing livestock, walled gardens, woodland walks, various events, home farm with endangered species, courtyard bookstall and NT shop, cafés etc. There is something for everyone and even a toy...More

Thank Robinhoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house at the centre of the estate is full of paintings, sculpture and furniture of the highest quality. The whole estate is a joy to visit.

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wimpole hall is a very nice day out for all the family also they have a farm here the kids would love it the food here is also good.

Thank stephen w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon at Wimpole and didn't even have time to visit the hall! We had a lovely walk around the lake and up to the folly, which enjoys cracking views of the surrounding countryside. We also spent a long time in...More

Thank 446MikeE446
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a weekday during the summer holidays with a friend and our children (a 6 year old, 2 x 3 year olds and a 1 year old) and we all had a brilliant day out. We didn't go into the house but enjoyed the...More

Thank LucyStaves
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a very sunny day at the Wimpole estate and we all really enjoyed it. The house is fantastic, there's loads to see as you're walking round and the history behind it is so interesting. There was a trail for children to do as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being National Trust members it was well worth a visit and we spent most of the day there, including a very informative garden tour. A great deal to see and do, especially on a fine summers day. Touring the house was a pleasure and the...More

Thank mag1
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simon c
2 July 2017|
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Response from Chrisgale | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can just walk in the Parkland and don't have to pay.
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Helen S
11 April 2017|
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Response from SteveNKerry | Reviewed this property |
Certainly can £10-45 Adult £ 5-25 Child £26-15 Family
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Ian P
15 September 2016|
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Response from Andrew081 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are NOT allowed in Wimpole gardens, farm etc i.e. any area that you need to pay to visit. The rest of the estate (that is free is visit) dogs are welcome, but I think they may have to be kept on a lead due to the... More
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