Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Great Ouse
Bradgate Rd, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40, (2 miles, 3kms)
Bridge End, Bromham, Bedfordshire, MK43 8LP, Tel: 01234 824330, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Restored watermill in working condition. Selling stoneground wholemeal flour, static displays of machinery. Art gallery, craft sales, gift shop and cafe. Picnic meadow.
Russell Avenue, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1SL, Tel: 01234 227392, (2 miles, 3kms)
The pride of Bedford: a riverside Victorian promenade characterised by its formal gardens, decorative footbridges and network of river islands and meadows.
Barkers Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9SH, Tel: 01234 211182, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.1kms)
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, (6 miles, 9kms)
A fully-restored 18thC postmill.
118 Castle Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3QY, Tel: 01234 409297, (1 miles, 2kms)
St Denys Church, Little Barford, Bedfordshire, PE19 6YE, Tel: 020 7213 0660, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
This picturesque church is set idyllically in meadows near the Great Ouse. The west tower features an exquisite window (1887) by the Kempe Studio.
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.
Shefford, Bedfordshire, Tel: 01525 860497, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
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.
Bedford Makers and Designers, Cardington Workshops, Harrowden Lane, Cardington, Bedfordshire, MK42 0TD, Tel: 01234 741677, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Situated round the courtyard of renovated farm buildings The Gallery houses an exhibition area, workshops and showrooms of 5 local craftsmen.
St Paul's Square, Bedford, MK40 1SL, Tel: 01234 344813, (2 miles, 3kms)
Elstow Green, Church End, Elstow, Bedfordshire, MK42 9XT, Tel: 01234 266889, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
Medieval Market house set on tranquil village green. Collection of 17thC furniture and items relating to life & works of John Bunyan.
Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, MK44 2YP, Tel: 01234 708715, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
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.
Old Warden, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EA, Tel: 01767 626200, (6 miles, 10kms)
Home of the Shuttleworth College, Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden. Annual events.
Southill Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9LJ, Tel: 01462 816226, (7 miles, 11kms)
Bedfordshire's only vineyard. The site dates back to 1135, when a Cistercian abbey stood here - and the monks planted a vineyard. A part of this area was replanted with vines in 1986, with the first vintage coming in 1990.
Park Road, Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire, MK44 3RW, Tel: 01767 641007, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Excellent, complete example of Sir John Soane's architecture - Georgian country house in 33 acres of parkland/woodland.