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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 17.5 June 2006

A flower in the desert: wildlife of the Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

By - Stuart Warrington, Simon Damant

At Wimpole in Cambridgeshire, the National Trust owns a 960ha estate with a Grade 1 listed Hall at its centre, with surrounding gardens set within a Grade 1 landscaped park and outlying farmland. The quality of the landscape is summed up by Humphry Repton in his 1801 Red Book for Wimpole. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist