Monthly Archives: May 2017

April tulips in the Wimpole gardens


March saw the daffodils come and go, now April was the time for the tulips to blossom in the Wimpole gardens although there were many others to delight the eye.

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Wympole bodgers in Framlingham


Silver birch… well we don’t have very many on the Wimpole Estate, they do however grow in abundance in the nearby ancient Eversden Wood taking advantage of any coupe felling as they are a pioneer species. Fast growing, demanding a … Continue reading

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A bridge too far


So, what on earth have cleft oak posts, sawing oak timber, charcoal and the forge got to do with a bridge? Never one to not utilise unwanted items around the estate we bought an Alaskan chainsaw mill last year and … Continue reading

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Pasque flowers


 Therfield Heath  is just a stone’s throw away from Wimpole and is a protected chalk grassland with some spectacular flowers. Once upon a time, before the land enclosures in the nineteenth century, this type of grassland was far more common … Continue reading

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