Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Thurleigh Farm and Adventure Playground
Colmworth, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 2LD, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
A small Augustinian priory founded in about 1195 with a magnificent 13thC timber roof of crown-post construction. There are also medieval wall paintings and stained glass.
Mander Car Park, Grafham Water, West Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BX, Tel: 01480 811075, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
An area of 150 hectares covering woodland, grassland, sheltered creeks and open water. Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Church End, Willington, Bedfordshire, MK44 3PX, Tel: 01480 301494, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Tudor dovecote and stable, part of a now vanished manor.
Old Town Hall, St. Pauls Square, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1SJ, Tel: 01234 221712, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
This historic market town, famous for its association with John Bunyan, nestles on the banks of the picturesque River Great Ouse. There are award winning parks and gardens, colourful markets and year round events.
The Gallery, Harrowden Lane, Cardington, Bedfordshire, MK420TD, Tel: 01234 741677, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Set in barns around a farm courtyard we are a collective of potters, artists, sculptures, wood workers and musicians.
Bridge End, Bromham, Bedfordshire, MK43 8LP, Tel: 01234 824330, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Restored watermill in working condition. Selling stoneground wholemeal flour, static displays of machinery. Art gallery, craft sales, gift shop and cafe. Picnic meadow.
Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0EA, Tel: 01480 860505, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
A Tudor house, remodelled by Vanburgh with Pellegrini mural paintings, an Adam gatehouse and fine parklands. The castle is now occupied by an independent school.
Bedford Makers and Designers, Cardington Workshops, Harrowden Lane, Cardington, Bedfordshire, MK42 0TD, Tel: 01234 741677, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Situated round the courtyard of renovated farm buildings The Gallery houses an exhibition area, workshops and showrooms of 5 local craftsmen.
Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QG, Tel: 01234 824330, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
A fully-restored 18thC postmill.
Carlton Road, Harrold, Bedfordshire, MK43 7DS, Tel: 01234 720016, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A 144-acre country park with 3 lakes and riverside. Posted walks in meadow, lakeside and by river. Visitors centre with tearoom and facilities. Nature reserve.
Chapman Way, Eynesbury, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1, Tel: 01480 406795, (7 miles, 12kms)
A peaceful 45 acre site situated next to the river just south of St Neots with a patchwork of habitats and a network of paths to explore.
Cross End, Thurleigh, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 2EE, Tel: 01234 771597, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Thurleigh Farm Centre is a working farm with indoor and outdoor play facilities and tearoom where families can have relaxed fun together.
Church Road, Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QB, Tel: 01234 822064, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
A garden of four and a half acres, developed and entirely looked after by owners Simon and Kathy Brown over the last twenty years. It has over eighteen different areas of interest.
St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 7DA, (7 miles, 12kms)
Riverside Park in St Neots is close to the town centre and is bisected by the bridge over the Great Ouse River.
St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6DB, Tel: 01480 451568, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
St Neots common is classed as true common land, which is used communally by the commoners of the parish.
Barkers Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9SH, Tel: 01234 211182, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Over 300 acres of open space with 2 lakes and riverside. Fishing facilities, water sports, bird-watching hides, guided walks and talks and bike hire.
The Rectory, High Street, Odell, Bedfordshire, MK43 7AA, Tel: 01234 720 234, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
All Saints Church is a beautiful 15thC church of architectural and historical interest, built of Northamptonshire limestone, occupying an imposing site.
St Paul's Square, Bedford, MK40 1SL, Tel: 01234 344813, (6 miles, 9kms)