Celebrating the past, respecting the present and seeking to influence the future…


We are a small charity run by local people who are passionate about keeping Cambridge and the neighbouring villages and countryside special. We work hard to ensure that the future growth of Cambridge and its surroundings is of the highest quality to enhance the city’s character, ambiance and reputation.

  • We manage a number of green open spaces and historic buildings for enjoyment by everybody
  • We deliver a packed programme of educational, cultural and recreational events for people of all ages
  • We seek to give a voice to local people on local planning and development issues.


Get involved

Like all small charities we need to raise money every year to help fund the different strands of our work. There are lots of ways that you can support us. You could become a member, which comes with a variety of benefits. You could volunteer to help out at one of the special places we look after. Or you could make a donation. Options include setting up a monthly Direct Debit, supporting one of our fundraising appeals or helping us buy an essential item for one of our properties. However you choose to help, one thing is certain, you’ll be making a difference to the future of Cambridge, its historic buildings and green spaces.

What’s on

Search our event listings to find out what’s on in and around Cambridge at our individual properties. Join nature discovery walks. Take part in craft events. Become a healthy walker. Or simply soak up some culture at an arts event. Forthcoming events include:

Latest news

Summer’s in Full Swing this August with CambridgePPF

11th Jul 2016

The summer holidays are here again and it’s time for some family fun! August is the ideal time to get out and enjoy the beautiful […] Read

CambridgePPF letter to City Deal Board -public consultation on reducing congestion in Cambridge

9th Jun 2016Planning

The City Deal is poised to make the most significant decision it will ever make on the future growth and prosperity of the Greater Cambridge […] Read

CambridgePPF 2016 Statement on Transport

9th Jun 2016Planning

This document sets out the position of CambridgePPF with regard to the growing problem of sustainable transport and traffic congestion in the Greater Cambridge area.  […] Read

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