Magnificent 18th-century house
The grandest house in Cambridgeshire, set in an extensive wooded park, the Hall has fine interiors designed by Gibbs, Flitcroft and Soane, and fascinating servants' quarters. The garden has thousands of daffodils in April and colourful parterres in July and August. The walled garden is best seen from June to August. The park, landscaped by Bridgeman, Brown and Repton, has spectacular vistas, a Gothic folly and serpentine lakes, and offers delightful walks
Name and credits for images of Wimpole Hall
Description of image - The snow covered park at Wimpole, photographed in January. Cattle can be seen feeding in the distance, beyond a metal fence and some trees, whose branches are delicately coated with snow.
Credit for photograph: Ray Hallett
Copyright: ©NTPL/Ray Hallett
Description of image - The Gothic Tower in the park at Wimpole Hall. Now in ruins, it was built Johnson's Hill in 1774 to the reworked designs of James Essex based on the Georgian Gothic idea of Miller.
Description of image - The North Front of Wimpole Hall and the Parterre with colourful display of flower beds in the late evening.
Credit for photograph: ©NTPL/Nick Meers
Copyright: ©NTPL/Nick Meers
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