Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of De Grey Mausoleum
Old Warden Aerodrome, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP, Tel: 01767 627970, (8 miles, 13kms)
A unique historical collection of aircraft from a 1909 Bleriot to a 1942 Spitfire in flying condition, and cars dating from an 1898 Panhard in running order.
The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0PR, Tel: 01234 767037, (5 miles, 8kms)
Country park with visitor centre. Bike hire, exhibition, cafe and bar, art gallery and shop.
Ampthill, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
The ruins of a 17thC country house, built in the heights near Ampthill and believed to be the, House Beautiful in Bunyan's, The Pilgrim's Progress.
Station Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16 6JN, Tel: 01462 850339, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Stondon Motor Museum has over 400 exhibits. Covering 100 years of motoring, displayed in 8 halls.
Church Lane, Flitton, Bedfordshire, MK45 5EL, Tel: 01223 582766, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
A large mortuary chapel of the de Greys of Wrest Park containing fine sculptured tombs of monuments from 16th-19thC and some brass and alabaster.
Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA, Tel: 01525 290333, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Home of the Duke of Bedford, a treasure house with outstanding collections of art, furniture, silver, gold and extensive gardens.
Sundon, Bedfordshire, Tel: 01582 500920, Email, (5 miles, 7kms)
Chalk downland within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a Site of Specific Scientific Interest, adjoining the Icknield Way long distance footpath.
Wrest Park, Silsoe, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HS, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
One hundred and fifty years of English gardens laid out in the early 18thC including painted pavilion, Chinese bridge, lakes, classical temple, orangery and bath house.
Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9QN, Tel: 01525 290407, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Drive through the safari park with 30 species of animals in natural groups just a windscreen's width away plus the action-packed Wild World Leisure Area.
Summerfields Fruit Farm, Hammer Hill, Haynes, Bedford, MK45 3BH, Tel: 01525, (5 miles, 8kms)
Miniature railways operated by members of Bedford Model Engineering Society. Ground level 0.75 mile largely steam-hauled. Elevated 700ft.
Elstow Green, Church End, Elstow, Bedfordshire, MK42 9XT, Tel: 01234 266889, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Medieval Market house set on tranquil village green. Collection of 17thC furniture and items relating to life & works of John Bunyan.
The Gallery, Harrowden Lane, Cardington, Bedfordshire, MK420TD, Tel: 01234 741677, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Set in barns around a farm courtyard we are a collective of potters, artists, sculptures, wood workers and musicians.
Old Warden, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EA, Tel: 01767 626200, (8 miles, 12kms)
Home of the Shuttleworth College, Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden. Annual events.
Old Warden Park, Old Warden, Bedfordshire, SG18 9ER, Tel: 01767 627927, (8 miles, 12kms)
A delightful Regency Garden in the style of the picturesque with later Victorian additions. A romantic and tranquil experience.
Woburn Abbey, Woburn, MK17 9PQ, Tel: 01525 290333, (6 miles, 10kms)
Glebe Farm, Salford Road, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17 8HZ, Tel: 01908 584000, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
A 17-acre registered agricultural holding, headquarters of the registered charity founded in 1972. Visitors can see round the animal houses and feed the resident animals.
Shefford, Bedfordshire, Tel: 01525 860497, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Chicksands Priory is a 12thC priory of the Gilbertine order. Only 1 cloister remains but it became the ancestral seat of the Osborn family after dissolution.
Hancock Drive, Bushmead, Luton, LU2 7SF, Tel: 01582 486983, (7 miles, 12kms)
Natural history site with displays featuring local/natural history, conservation and archaeology.