Country Parks

There are no Country Parks located in Standon Parish or its surrounding villages.

There is plenty of open countryside which is easily accessed by footpaths and bridleways.

The following are located a few miles away:-

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston SG8 0BW

Wimpole Estate

The mansion at the heart of this estate, is evidence of Elsie Bambridge's (daughter of Rudyard Kipling) success in creating a home. Intimate rooms contrast with beautiful and unexpected Georgian interiors, including Soane's breathtaking Yellow Drawing Room and wonderful plunge bath. The fascinating basement corridor offers a glimpse into life below traditional farmyard with the noisy modern piggery and cattle sheds.stairs.

Stroll around the colourful parterre garden and wander through the Pleasure Grounds to the walled garden, abundant with fruit, vegetables and herbaceous borders. Home Farm contrasts the

Facilities: - Restaurant, parking (£2), toilets.

Audley End House and Gardens CB11 4JF

Audley End House & Gardens

Audley End House is a largely early 17th-century country house outside Saffron Walden, Essex, England. It was once a prodigy house, a palace in all but name and renowned as one of the finest Jacobean houses in England

The gardens were designed by 'Capability' Brown and garden buildings, such as the bridge over the River Cam are the work of Robert Adam.

Heritage Live Concerts are held in the Park throughout the Summer.

Facilities: - Two Cafes, free car park, picnic area, shop and toilets.