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Wimpole Estate

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Address: Arrington SG8 0BW, England
Phone Number: 01223 206000
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Description: The original house on this 3,000-acre estate was built for Sir Thomas...
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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A Grand Estate

A great place to visit with wonderful grounds and the house is amazing. The restaurant serves very good food though a little expensive. If you want peace and tranquillity then a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit with wonderful grounds and the house is amazing. The restaurant serves very good food though a little expensive. If you want peace and tranquillity then a walk round the grounds is a must.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous walk through the parkland to the folly. The hall wasn't open, but we'd been in it before.

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bedford
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

we plan to go back when the weather is a little warmer, the shop was a bit expensive , the food was good but also expensive I would suggest a picnic, if you join the national trust you get into the house free and the parking is free also , cost about £4.oo each adult to get into the farm... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Well worth a day out to visit this National Trust site. The Hall is a great way to spend sometime. The farm should not be missed as the animals are really well looked after and cared for. Plenty of choice of menu in the restaurant and the walks round the grounds have some wonderful views. Whether you're a member or... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We spent a pleasant hour or so wandering around the gardens and grounds, including the walled garden where there was lots of cultivation activity prepping for spring planting etc. Not much growing at this time of year though. We spent about 90 minutes 's 'doing' the house, which is very interesting with the as usual well informed and chatty room... More 

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Southampton
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

we and a nice walk here but in early spring there were not many flowers and was not as good as Angelsea Abbey. The stumpery was interesting and should become more interesting in future years. A few interesting statues made from local estate wood.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We are NT members but were astounded at the admission prices for non-members. It is almost worth signing up for the year just to gain entry here! £2 to park the car for non-members but no-one seemed to be checking entry to the grounds so maybe this is to cover for that? £17.50 entry fee on top of that per... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The car park was busy and that just showed how popular the Wimpole Estate is, you can relax and walk in all directions, the informal park, more formal gardens and the huge house. We only had an hour so contented ourselves with a much need leg stretch, our only disappointment was that we were about a week early for what... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited as a group of 3 adults and children ranging from 7mths to 9 yrs on a busy Saturday. We are members, and when approaching the queue at the ticketing office in the stable block, were advised to just walk down to the farm and pay there to avoid the queue. The poor man on his own manning the... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Wimpole Hall & Home Farm was a regular place to visit when my children were very young. Memories of them getting up close to the baby lambs and playing on the big blue tractor always conjure up happy days. I returned after many years and the farm still does not disappoint. It is an ideal place for young families and... More 

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