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Village

Tracks around Thurleigh

Tracks around Thurleigh

Address

High Street,
Thurleigh,
Bedford,
MK44 2DB

Details

A compact village in the north of the county, Thurleigh has some picturesque groups of thatched, timber-framed cottages. The church, with its 12th century tower is near to a mound and earthworks which are the remains of the medieval motte and bailey castle. Thurleigh Airfield Business Park now occupies the site of the former Defence Research Agency's Airfield.

Directions

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Map reference: TL 052585  Lat: 52.21467 Long: -0.46163

A village about 5.5 miles north of Bedford. Take the A6 and turn right at Milton Ernest.