Wisbech is a civil parish and market town that is located within the local government district of Fenland, shire county of Cambridgeshire, East Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of the Nene River and experiences an oceanic climate. Its earliest known history dates back the Iron Age and used to form part the then kingdom of East Anglia.
Angles Theatre is home to both the Nine Lives Theatre Company and the amateur group the Wisbech Players. It is a popular theatre primarily run by local volunteers. It showcases wide variety of performances throughout the year and serves as a venue for empowering the area's culture and arts.
Clarkson Memorial is an 18th century memorial that was built in honor of the celebrated Wisbech local, Thomas Clarkson who moved to banish slavery within the British Empire. The monument features scenes during the bygone era including a number of popular people during the said time who are related to Clarkson's campaign.
Octavia Hill Birthplace Museum features historical items that commemorate the life and work of the popular English social reformer, Octavia Hill. It is located at 1 South Bank Place, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. The venue is Hill's birthplace and house.
Peckover House and Garden is located at North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. It is a beautiful estate with stunning long walled garden, orangery, thatched barn and house with distinct Georgian architectural style that has not changed so much ever since its foundation. A visit to the property opens oneself to an opportunity to relax and unwind with nature and sights that are seemingly taken from a history book.
The Crescent and Castle The original Norman castle was built by William the Conqueror and the circular shape of the castle moat formed the basic shape for the buildings in the crescent by Joseph Medworth in 1816. Medworth also built the Regency Villa in the same year, although only the gate piers of the original mansion now remain. The Castle is now used for a variety of events throughout the year and tours of the castle, dungeons and gardens are available.
The Fenland and West Norfolk Aviation Museum is near the town of Wisbech and is located at West Walton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. It is an impressive destination that commemorates the long and illustrious history of aviation in the whole of Fenland via its large collection of artifacts and aeroplanes.
Wisbech and Fenland Museum lies within the Museum Square of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. It is one of the country's oldest purpose built museums. The venue features large number of displays related to the Wisbech and Fenland's natural and cultural history.