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Wimpole Estate

Arrington SG8 0BW, England
+44 1223 206000
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Really lovely place

Went to this place with my uncle today and I loved it very much. The estate is under the National... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hbenton
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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
via mobile
loved this place

We are regular visitors to NT properties. We loved this place. It is so varied. It has a large park... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve6244
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Chatham, 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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (146 reviews)
“national trust” (128 reviews)
“home farm” (105 reviews)
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Arrington SG8 0BW, England
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+44 1223 206000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to this place with my uncle today and I loved it very much. The estate is under the National Trust so bonus if you’re a National Trust member. The stately house is lovely and very decorative, has staff on hand to hand out maps...More

Thank hbenton
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are regular visitors to NT properties. We loved this place. It is so varied. It has a large park estate where you can walk for hours, plus the amazing house which is beautifully presented and maintained. Then there is the farm, a working farm...More

Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to spend time Did the weekly Park Run on the Saturday lovely friendly bunch but would not expect anything else ! Went back early afternoon visited the farm , gardens , head gardeners cottage shops in the stable block new cafe and of...More

Thank JillThompson02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of NT properties but this one just didn't do it for me. When we visited there was some sort of produce fair on with some awful singer and a guitar, positioned right next to the house, droning on through a microphone....More

Thank sen862017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely day at Wimpole Hall when they had their WW2 celebrations. The gardens were turned into various British and German encampments and many people came dressed in the 1940's look, Very interesting and the gardens and park is extensive. Hall was also...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit to the hall was marred by over enthusiastic NT volunteers who couldn't wait to impart bits of random knowledge and provide directions in every room. Very irritating if all you want to do is wander around at your own pace, uninterrupted. If I want...More

1  Thank dianewailes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out of school holidays on a weekday and although the parking was greatly reduced due to work we had no problems. We did have a challenge using the new machines installed for parking and found the instructions for doing so very poor. When...More

Thank Cheryl095
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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
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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
12 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
16 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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