Places to Visit

While your car is being serviced or repaired you might want to visit some places near Stotfold or do some shopping. Below are some suggestions of places of interest that are not too far away from us.

Old Warden Park

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(20 minutes from Stotfold) Nr. Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP {www.shuttleworth.org=http://www.shuttleworth.org/} Shuttleworth Collection The Collection is situated at Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome, one of the few traditional all grass aerodromes still in regular use, (which is part of Old Warden Park Estate) and is displayed…

Knebworth House and Gardens

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(15 minutes from Stotfold) Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PY {www.knebworthhouse.com=http://www.knebworthhouse.com/} One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The pen is…

Duxford Imperial War Museum

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(35 minutes from Stotfold) Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR {Duxford Imperial War Museum=http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford} IWM Duxford is set within the spacious grounds of the famous former First and Second World War airfield. The museum has some of the most iconic aircraft in the world and you…

Wimpole Hall

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(20 minutes from Stotfold) Arrington (Near Cambridge), SG8 0BW {Wimpole Hall Website=https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate} A working estate still guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion and Home Farm. Intimate rooms contrast with beautiful and unexpected Georgian interiors, including Soane's breathtaking Yellow Drawing Room and…

Woburn Abbey

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(35 minutes from Stotfold) Woburn Park, Bedfordshire MK17 9WA {Woburn Abbey Website=http://www.woburnabbey.co.uk/} The House Touring the Abbey covers three floors, including the vaults, with 18th Century French and English furniture, silver and gold collections and a wide range of porcelain on display. In particular…

Audley End House and Gardens

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(45 minutes from Stotfold) Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF {Audley End House and Gardens Website=http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/audley-end-house-and-gardens/} Audley End House is a magnificent house, built to entertain royalty, and includes a Victorian Service Wing complete with kitchen, laundries and a dairy. There…

RSPB: The Lodge, Sandy

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(15 minutes from Stotfold) Just off the B1042 from Sandy to Potton, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL {RSPB: The Lodge, Sandy Website=http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/find-a-reserve/reserves-a-z/reserves-by-name/t/thelodge/about.aspx} You can explore this attractive nature reserve along 5 miles (8 km) of trails, visit the beautifully managed gardens, the Iron Age banks…

Jordans Mill

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(15 minutes from Stotfold) Holme Mills, Langford Road, Broom Nr. Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9JY Tel: 01767603940 {Jordans Mill Website=http://jordansmill.com/} This historic Mill, home to the Jordan family for over 150 years, was revolutionary for its time and could be compared with the dawn…

Marston Vale Millennium Country Park

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(35 minutes from Stotfold) The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Forest of Marston Vale, Bedfordshire MK43 0PR {Marston Vale Millennium Country Park Website=http://marstonvale.org/millennium-country-park/} The Marston Vale Millennium Country Park covers 225 hectares and is a fabulous mix of woodland, grassland, meadow, lakes…

Danish Camp

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(25 minutes from Stotfold) Chapel Lane, Willington, Bedford MK44 3QG {Danish Camp Website=http://danishcamp.co.uk/} A Norwegian log cabin surrounded by woodland on the banks of The River Great Ouse in Willington just east of Bedford, In 2004 The Terrace was added to the log…

Walks

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The links below provide route descriptions and maps for walks in the Stotfold / Baldock / Letchworth area. {www.walkinginherts.co.uk=http://www.walkinginherts.co.uk/baldock.php} {www.gps-routes.co.uk=http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/kingfisher-way-walking-route}

Health and Beauty

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(5 minutes from Stotfold) Coach Road, Henlow, Bedfordshire SG16 6BT {Champneys Henlow=https://www.champneys.com/spa-resorts/champneys-henlow/} Once a Cistercian monastery stood there. Now, Henlow Grange is a country escape and pampering health retreat in Bedfordshire, for those seeking the true luxuries of space and peace. Set in…