Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of D A Chapman
Colmworth, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 2LD, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
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, 11kms)
An area of 150 hectares covering woodland, grassland, sheltered creeks and open water. Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Cross End, Thurleigh, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 2EE, Tel: 01234 771597, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Thurleigh Farm Centre is a working farm with indoor and outdoor play facilities and tearoom where families can have relaxed fun together.
Carlton Road, Harrold, Bedfordshire, MK43 7DS, Tel: 01234 720016, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
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.
Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, MK44 2YP, Tel: 01234 708715, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Delightful museum. Commemorating history of the 306th Bombardment Group and the social impact of the 'Friendly Invasion' on the surrounding area during the war years.
The Rectory, High Street, Odell, Bedfordshire, MK43 7AA, Tel: 01234 720 234, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
All Saints Church is a beautiful 15thC church of architectural and historical interest, built of Northamptonshire limestone, occupying an imposing site.
Barkers Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9SH, Tel: 01234 211182, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
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.
Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QG, Tel: 01234 824330, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
A fully-restored 18thC postmill.
Church Road, Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QB, Tel: 01234 822064, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0EA, Tel: 01480 860505, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
Bridge End, Bromham, Bedfordshire, MK43 8LP, Tel: 01234 824330, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Restored watermill in working condition. Selling stoneground wholemeal flour, static displays of machinery. Art gallery, craft sales, gift shop and cafe. Picnic meadow.
Twinwood Events Ltd, Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB, Tel: 01923 282725, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Museums include: Glenn Miller Museum, Aviation Museum, Home Front Museum and 1940s house, Motor Transport Section, Summer of '44 Museum and the Axis Museum.