Wimpole Park walk

Start: Wimpole Park car park

Finish: As above

Length: 4.23 km / 2.62 miles

Weather: Overcast and showery.

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This is a short walk we did when visiting Wimpole Park, a National Trust property in Cambridgeshire.

From the car park we walked down to the stable block. This was designed by H. E. Kendall and constructed in 1852.

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We then walked around the front of the house, having already visited the formal and walled gardens.

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The folly off in the distance.

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Walking across the wooden, Chinese Bridge.

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Walking up Johnson's Hill.

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These gothic ruins, also known as sham ruins, were made purposefully to create a spectacular view from the Hall in 1768.

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The folly is just as stunning close up and stands as a unique portrayal of 18th-century style and fashion.

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