Your local charity protecting the beauty of Cambridge and its environment

Senior Estates Manager Vacancy

c£42,000 pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Permanent contract, 30-37 hours per week. Closing date: 15 July 2024


Author: Louise Palmer

Finance & Administration Manager Job Vacancy

c£40,000 pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Permanent contract, part-time role. Closing date: 8 July 2024


Author: James Littlewood

Volunteer Warden Post

Volunteer Warden Opportunity You will be helping our friendly Estate Team with the visitor, wildlife and heritage management of Wandlebury Country Park, Coton Countryside Reserve and other sites owned by the charity.


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.

Visitor Information Coton Countryside Reserve

Opening times, directions and facilities with map of walking trails



Butterfly Plaques

Dedicate a butterfly plaque to someone special in our new pollinator garden at Wandlebury


Author: Louise Palmer

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.


Author: Louise Palmer

Visitor Information Wandlebury

Find out about opening hours and onsite facilities



Location: Wandlebury Ring,Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

Visitor Information Leper Chapel

Opening times, directions and facilities.


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.


Author: Rachel French

Activities & events

  • Cambridge Nature Festival 2024

    25 May - 30 June. A festival of nature-based activities and events being held in and around Cambridge to celebrate nature on our doorstep. Various locations and organisations. Read more

  • In situ: BACCHAE by Euripides 

    Weds 19 June - Sat 22 June, 8pm In situ: BACCHAE by Euripides  Wormwood Hill in Wandlebury Country Park.  One of the greatest masterpieces of Greek Theatre. Read more

  • Bourn Windmill Open Day

    Sunday 23 June, 2-4.30pm. Guided tours, have a go at turning the mill and teas/cakes. Read more

Latest news

  • Cambridge Nature Festival Update

    Cambridge Nature Festival runs until 30th June and has seen over 150 Nature events across the city and surrounding area. Read more

  • 70 Years of Wandlebury Country Park!

    Wandlebury Country Park is Celebrating 70 years. In April 1954 Cambridge PPF acquired the Wandlebury Estate Read more

  • Digging up the Past at Wandlebury

    Fun for all the family at our archaeology open days with teams from the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Archaeological Unit Read more