Unique working estate with farm and gardens

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Wimpole Estate, near Royston in Cambridgeshire, is made up of an impressive mansion, a walled garden and a traditional farm.

To view the whole estate, group members pay £13.20 each. Viewing everything but the farm costs £8.80 each, while tickets for the garden only are £3.70, and £7.20 for the farm only. Group rates do not apply on Sundays or Bank Holiday Mondays.

A number of special interest tours are available, which cover topics such as bats in the parkland, the history of the hall and the farm’s rare-breeds. Additional charges apply for these tours, between £5 and £12.

The hall is open six days a week (closed Fridays) between February 11 and November 4, while the farm, garden, restaurant and shop are open seven days a week between the aforementioned dates.

The average visit length is three hours, and the coach drop-off point is 275 yards from the entrance.

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