stately homes gardens etc in Bedfordshire
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Stately Homes & Gardens in Bedfordshire

Heritage sites also including country houses in Bedfordshire...

Bedfordshire Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

blank tabPRIORY HOUSEStately Homes & Gardens
33 High Street South, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3RZ
Enjoy an ambience created over 800 years, in the Undercroft of our Tea Room, with a light lunch and sumptuous refreshments. Why not try our speciality afternoon tea, with homemade delicacies, including our own range of Dunstable Teas? Discover the fascinating history of the Priory and early Dunstable with a self-guided audio tour of the Priory grounds - available late summer. View the late Elizabethan wall painting and latest exhibition at Priory House. Plus Tourist information centre and heritage gift shop with Made in Dunstable crafts. Annual events include Classic Motor Rally, Local History Day and Dunstable Town Fayre. To mark the 800th Anniversary of the Dedication of Dunstable Priory, in 2013, we celebrate with many Medieval History events. Don't miss the Medieval Weekend May 18th and 19th:
Tel: 01582 891420
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blank tabMOGGERHANGER PARKStately Homes & Gardens
Park Road, Moggerhanger, Bedford, MK44 3RW
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Experience the history of the newly restored Grade 1 Country House at Moggerhanger Park, once the home to Godfrey Thornton, the Governor of the Bank of England from 1793 to 1795.

Set in 33 acres of parkland with grounds landscaped by Humphrey Repton, the venue now offers 4 Star Visit England accredited guest accommodation with 23 en-suite rooms. There are guided House Tours on Sundays and Mondays, and a childrens playground. The Woodland Cafe is open daily from 10am to 5pm serving a range of home made sandwiches, cakes, afternoon teas and hot snacks.

Moggerhanger Park is also available for weddings, conferences, team building days, product launches and parties.
Tel: 01767 641007
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blank tabWREST PARK GARDENSStately Homes & Gardens
Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HS

Within the 90 acres of wonderful gardens are the Great Garden, the exquisite and intricate French Garden, with statues and fountains. Wandering through woods and along canals, you come upon charming garden buildings and follies, the Mithraic Altar, the Chinese Temple and bridge, the Archer Pavilion with delightful chambers and wall paintings.
Tel: 01525 860152
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Bushmead Priory

Colmworth, Bedford, MK44 2LD
Tel: 01234 376614    English Heritage: 01223 582700

Rare survival of the medieval refectory of an Augustinian priory whose timber-framed roof is almost intact. Interesting wall paintings & stained glass.

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Embankment Gardens

Bedford, MK40 3PD     Tel: 01234 267422

The traditional formal Victorian gardens provide a colourful array of flowers and foliage along one of England's finest river settings. Open all the time.

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Houghton House

Ampthill, Bedford
Tel: 01234 228337     E-mail:

English Heritage. The remains of this 17th century mansion still contain elements that justify the description 'House Beautiful', including work attributed to Indigo Jones.

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Manor Gardens

The Manor House, Church Road, Stevington, Bedford, MK43 7QB
Tel: 01234 822064     E-mail:

A private garden designed & maintained by the owner who is a gardening author & lecturer. Many features including Formal French & cottage garden. Gardening styles include: French and cottage garden with ornamental grasses, herbs, edible flowers, trees and roses. Group tours a speciality.

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