Things To Do
Just a short drive north of Bedford with good roads in all directions there is lots to see and do.
The nearby towns and cities of Bedford, Cambridge, Northampton and Milton Keynes offer much, including sightseeing and museums, shopping, theatres, cinemas as well as other business, entertainment and sporting facilities.
Grafham Water, Woburn Abbey Safari, Althorp, Shuttleworth and Duxford Air Museums are all easy drives away.
Locally there is also clay pigeon shooting, Horse riding, Motor racing, Indoor Skydiving using Vertical Wind Tunnel, Gliding and water sports. There are also many places to walk or ride a bike.
Let's Go! provides all the information you will need to get the most from a trip into Bedfordshire. Masses of information about walks, country parks, rides and nature reserves; all over this varied and beautiful county. www.letsgo.org.uk
www.discoverbedfordshire.co.uk the home of the official leisure, entertainment and tourist guide for the county of Bedfordshire. A copy of this magazine will be provided in your Cottage.
A selection of links to local attractions, information and events.
Nene Valley Railway
Steam railway near Peterborough.
provides the largest indoor skydiving facility in the world. 16 feet in diameter with over 4000HP of airflow.