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Wimpole Home Farm, Arrington

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Wimpole Home Farm is an 18th-century model farm on the Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, in South Cambridgeshire, England, and operated by the National Trust. It is one of 16 Rare Breeds Survival Trust approved farm parks.

Originally built in 1794 as a model farm by Sir John Soane for Philip Yorke, 3rd Earl of Hardwicke, the farm today displays a collection of farm implements and is home to a number of rare breeds of farm animals.

The farm contains several listed buildings and structures. The Great Barn is listed Grade II*. The farmhouse, cart shed, and the loose boxes north west of the barn are all listed Grade II. The "K6" model red telephone box on the farm is also Grade II listed.
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  • Despite having a separate entry on Trip Advisor, as far as I can tell, you have to buy (a rather expensive ticket) for the whole property and estate. NT Members have free admission to it all. If you....  more
    Despite having a separate entry on Trip Advisor, as far as I can tell, you have to buy (a rather expensive ticket) for the whole property and estate. NT Members have free admission to it all. If you....  more »
  • I went to Wimpole with my daughter to take our dog for a walk but on arrival was charged £36 for the two of us so we didn’t stay. Crazy price just to walk a dog! 
    I went to Wimpole with my daughter to take our dog for a walk but on arrival was charged £36 for the two of us so we didn’t stay. Crazy price just to walk a dog!  more »
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  • Love this farm. Cafe at the back is also a lot less crowded than the one on the main walk up. Personally I'd lose the geese and put more emphasis on the beehives but that's just me.
  • Interesting house, particularly like the arches in the library, very ornate. Gardens are great. Particularly enjoyed the daffodil walk and the walk up to the folly. All well worth a visit.

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