image for Historic Site item typeWillington Dovecote and Stables

Historic Site


Church End,
MK44 3PX


Enjoy the tranquil setting of this outstanding 16th-century stone-built dovecote and stable buildings, which nestles alongside Willington church.

Home to over 1,500 resident pigeons, a nesting site for barn owls and kestrels, the dovecote is a great spot for bird-watching.

Facilities for educational visitsRegional Tourist Board Member

Guided tours for groups


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Map reference: TL 112498  Lat: 52.13583 Long: -0.37627

By Road:
Turn off the A1 at the Blunham jct. Go towards the village of Great Barford. At Great Barford, before the bridge, take the left turn signposted Willington. Turn into the 'Willington Village Loop', the attraction is at the end.


  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups