Nearby The Old School House Bed & Breakfast
Located in three acres of a quiet corner of North Bedfordshire we are situated some 6 miles from Bedford and also the A1/A428 link at St Neots. Between the villages of Thurleigh and Keysoe the Old School House is the ideal place to stay.
Their description “At the Plough you will find consistently excellent food, wine and beer with an efficient and friendly service in the relaxed and informal atmosphere of an old English pub” Our description ” Wow, we are lucky to have such super food, friendly people and good wines within a mile of our doorstep!”
The College Equestrian Centre less than two miles away offers equestrian competitions every weekend and some midweek events. Spectators always welcome at this exciting venue which also offers riding lessons and livery facilities.
Motor Sport corporate hospitality with thrills and screeching tyres! Based at Thurleigh airfield a special day out for all drivers.
Being close to the College Equestrian Centre and with friends and guests from all equine disciplines we learn of good new businesses. This one set up in recent years is one of them!
An activity centre and corporate entertainment complex offering clay pigeon shooting and archery. Located in Riseley just a 10 minute drive from the Old School House.
The wartime home of Glenn Miller housing the Glenn Miller museum and hosting events throughout the year. The annual festivals in August are the most exciting big band gathering in the world!
A large collection of memorabilia, photographs and displays located in a museum on Thurleigh airfield. Unique to this type of Museum, there is a small area set aside for quiet reflection, containing a Remembrance Book to all the young men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.
A unique flying collection of aeroplanes spanning 100 years of flight. Displays and events throughout the year. Next door are the famous Swiss Gardens and Birds of Prey Centre. An outing for all the family!
A group of independent properties offering a wide range of high quality country based accommodation. All properties have been assessed under National Grading Schemes. All offer a very high standard of service and excellent value-for-money together with a warm welcome.
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Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill. A passion for tradition and impressing guests inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape.
A working estate still guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion and Home Farm. The mansion, at the heart of this estate, is evidence of Elsie Bambridge’s success in creating a home. Intimate rooms contrast with beautiful and unexpected Georgian interiors, including Soane’s breathtaking Yellow Drawing Room and wonderful plunge bath. The fascinating basement corridor offers a glimpse into life below stairs.
After decades behind virtually closed doors, its treasures overgrown and largely unknown, English Heritage is restoring and reviving one of Britain’s largest and most important ‘secret gardens’ – Wrest Park.
This is a wonderful 90-acre historic landscape and French-style mansion which will take its rightful place among the country’s great garden attractions – and give locals and visitors to Bedfordshire a superb new day-out. Stroll in the recently restored Italian and Rose Gardens.