Wimpole Hall, West garden and Dutch garden 3779

Cambridge, England, Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire

Brief Description

The west garden contains a large Indian Bean Tree, Copper Beech and a Manna Ash and a particularly large common box with a sarsen stone behind it. The Dutch garden contains beds of spring flowers and Anenome Blanda arranged amidst summer flowering fuchsias surrounded by a rectangular shaped box hedge.

History

The area closest to the Hall, the so-called Dutch Garden, was laid out in the 1980s.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open daily from 10.30 between February and October, with more restricted opening in the winter months. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate/opening-times/ More information
Features
  • Terrace
  • Description: A gravel terrace runs the length of the north front, backed by a clipped yew hedge.
  • Steps
  • Description: A flight of stone steps.
  • Walk
  • Description: A central gravel walk, flanked by lawns cut into a formal parterre using box-edged borders filled with roses and clipped yews.
  • Clairvoie
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  • Walk
  • Description: A cross-walk runs the length of the boundary and is edged by clipped yews.
  • Path
  • Description: Steps lead down from the west front to a straight gravel path bordered by roses and mixed shrubs.
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  • Ha-ha
  • Description: A ha-ha bordering the garden.
  • Serpentine Walk
  • Description: A serpentine walk which leads to the walled garden.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open daily from 10.30 between February and October, with more restricted opening in the winter months. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate/opening-times/

Directions

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate/how-to-get-here/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Wimpole
Contact

Telephone

0844 800 1895

Official Website

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Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA