Wimpole Hall

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First built in 1643 and much altered by subsequent owners, Wimpole has developed into the largest country house in Cambridgeshire. Wimpole provides almost a case-book history of English Gardening from 1690 to 1830.

Wimpole Home Farm was built over 200 years ago and first opened to the public in 1983. This is a working farm set amidst both thatched farm buildings and modern farmyards.

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Why are Wimpole Hall great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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A visit to the Wimpole Estate provides an enjoyable and memorable way of bringing many areas of the curriculum to life.

Visits can be either self-directed or can include sessions of directed activities led by Learning staff.

Is there first aid on site?

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Teachers should bring a school first aid kit and are advised to bring a mobile phone in case of emergencies.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Please be aware that all access to the Hall is via steps. There are also flights of stairs to the basement and first floor. Access to the Farm is by a level firm path. By prior arrangement it is possible to bring a coach or minibus to the Farm to unload if any of your group has mobility problems. A wheelchair may be borrowed from the Stable Block, please book this in advance.

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