The National Trust
The National Trust protects some of the most important places in the UK. In Cambridgeshire this includes historic houses, amazing gardens (Wimpole, Anglesey, Peckover & Ickworth), Britain’s oldest nature reserve (Wicken) and our interactive rare breed farm (Wimpole). National Trust places provide wonderful experiences with delicious places to eat and Drink. Come and visit us:
Anglesey Abbey Gardens and Lode Mill allows you to Journey back to the golden age of country houses where rare and fabulous objects are housed for you to admire. Designed to be enjoyed all year around, the Anglesey’s gardens boast spectacular colours and scents throughout the year. Anglesey has something for everyone with den building, Natures Wild diner, Lode Mill in addition to sumptuous gardens and a wonderful house come and enjoy an amazing day out.
Wimpole Estate is a unique working estate, home to an impressive Georgian mansion, with massive parkland and gardens in addition to an interactive rare breed farm. Visit with family & Friends or on your own, you can walk, run, tackle an assault course or enjoy some delicious home grow food. Wimpole is a truly special day out for everyone come and find out more.
Ickworth House Park and Garden’s basement tells the story of the servants who lived and worked here in an interactive experience that takes you straight back to 1930’s. Above stairs the impressive rotunda houses priceless treasures collected over centuries (the largest silver collection in the National Trust), and the parkland and gardens provide a tranquil backdrop to a truly entertaining day out.
Peckover House and Garden is a classic Georgian Merchant's townhouse, home to the Peckover's, a Quaker family, with a beautiful Victorian garden. Simple interiors sit alongside vibrant grounds - an oasis in the heart of Wisbech with great food and beautiful places to sit and enjoy your day.
Wicken Fen Nature Reserve is Britain's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen. It’s got over 8,000 species of plants and wildlife, much of which can be admired along the boardwalk that runs between the reedbeds and meadows. Come and take a relaxing walk along our broad walk, cycle or just sit back and enjoy the view.
Find out more about the National Trust in Cambridgeshire here.