Category Archives: Wimpole Hall

Hello Wimpole, my old friend …

I’ve come to tend to you again. Yay! With the re-opening of some National Trust parks and gardens, a phased return of volunteers has begun at Wimpole Estate. Cautiously and where it is safe to do so (i.e. no indoor … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Daffodils: A visual antidote

Wimpole Hall is owned by the National Trust. In a statement about the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday 17 March 2020 the National Trust said that … Although Wimpole Hall, Farm, restaurant, visitor welcome, shops are now closed until further notice, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The transformation begins

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Wordless Wednesday – Walnut flowers

Wimpole Estate looks after a National Juglans Collection and they are in flower during May.

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Wordless Wednesday – Good things come in small packages

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Good Bones

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Peony Power at Wimpole

 

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Border Review 2017

If you’ve been following my blog for a bit, you will know that I am a volunteer gardener at Wimpole Estate and that I look after the long borders that run across the middle of the Walled Garden. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

At Wimpole Hall, near Cambridge, the Reindeer Road is once again set up to welcome visitors to the gardens. If you take a walk along the winding bark-chip path through the Pleasure Grounds down to the Walled Garden and Home … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The beauty of oak stumps and sunshine

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