Your local charity protecting the beauty of Cambridge and its environment

Visitor Information Wandlebury

Find out about opening hours and onsite facilities

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Location: Wandlebury Ring,Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

Outdoor educators

We are looking for enthusiastic people to help deliver outdoor education to primary school children at Wandlebury Country Park, Cambridge

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Author: James Littlewood

Save the Coton Green Corridor

Please help protect the greenbelt countryside to the west of Cambridge, including the West Fields, Coton Orchard, Coton Green Corridor and Madingley hill.

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Author: Louise Palmer

"The open green spaces of Cambridge need protection…Cambridge Past, Present & Future is doing its best to look after them. Do help, do join!"

Sir David Attenborough

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Be a part of your local nature and heritage

Cambridge Past, Present & Future is an independent charity with no statutory funding. That means that we are reliant on donations from members, donors and supporters to care for nature and protect heritage in Cambridge. If this is important to you, please support our work with a gift.

150,000 new houses for Cambridge! What is Michael Gove talking about?

In December 2023 the Minister for Housing announced he wants to build 150,000 new houses for Cambridge. We discuss what he said and what this could mean for the future of our city.

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Author: James Littlewood

Visitor Information Coton Countryside Reserve

Opening times, directions and facilities with map of walking trails

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A Wilder Coton

Support our appeal to transform 20+ acres of arable farmland west of Cambridge into species-rich habitat for nature, to benefit wildlife and people.

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Author: Louise Palmer

Visitor Information Leper Chapel

Opening times, directions and facilities.

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Author: James Littlewood

Location: Barnwell Junction,Newmarket Road, Cambridge

River Cam CAN Project launched

A new climate and nature project aims to engage and support communities near the River Cam to work on initiatives that will benefit them and the environment.

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Author: Rachel French

Activities & events

  • Volunteer Work Party - Coton

    Tues 27 Feb, 10.30am - 1.30pm at Coton Countryside Reserve. Help care for wildlife habitats whilst you get active, meet others and enjoy learning. Read more

  • Legacy Lunch

    Wed 28 Feb. 12pm - 2.30pm. Learn about how a gift in your will could help care for Cambridge in the future. Free, booking essential Read more

  • Woodland Crafts at Wandlebury

    Sat 2 & Sun 3 Mar, 10.30am – 4pm. Wandlebury Country Park. A celebration of traditional woodland crafts. Read more

Latest news

  • National Nest Box Week 2024

    Its National Nest box week 14-21 Feb 2024 and over the next couple of weeks, Wardens and Volunteers at Wandlebury Country Park will be undertaking the annual bird nest box inspections around the park. Plus the wardens tips for how to hang your own nest box Read more

  • Shelford Women’s Rugby Team Swap Kicking Tees for Trees

    A sunny January day saw Shelford Women’s Rugby team volunteer at Wandlebury Country Park Read more

  • River Cam CAN Project launched

    A new climate and nature project aims to engage and support communities near the River Cam to work on initiatives that will benefit them and the environment. Read more