Cambourne stands as a new settlement in the county of Cambridgeshire, England, that comprises of three villages: Great Cambourne, Lower Cambourne and Upper Cambourne.
Cambourne enjoys excellent transport links on the A428 road, a mere 9 miles from the city of Cambridge. Nearby there are a number of great activities for people of all ages and backgrounds. The 2,500 acre Wimpole Estate is a fabulous location housing an 18th Century Manor House, a landscaped park, stunning gardens and a home farm, often featuring newly born lambs in the spring months.
If it is animals you want to view, then a visit to Shepreth Wildlife Park in the surrounding area is a must, where you can see tigers, lynx, monkeys and crocodiles on a great day out for the whole family. Also nearby you can enjoy access to Bassingbourne Snow Centre, a great way to keep fit, have fun and learn something new.
The National Trust, Wimpole Estate, Old Wimpole Road, Royston, SG8 0BW (01223) 206000
Located just eight miles from Cambourne, Wimpole Hall was first built in 1643 and is the largest country house in Cambridgeshire.
The Wimpole Estate itself is composed of gardens, pleasure grounds and a Victorian parterre, as well as a two hundred year-old working farm and park.