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Elstow Moot Hall

Type:Historic House

Elstow Moot Hall, Elstow Green, Church End, Elstow, Bedfordshire, MK42 9XT

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Elstow - The Moot Hall & Village Green.

Step into the world of John Bunyan when you visit this delightful 15th century timber-framed market hall, set on the village green, in the centre of the delightful village of Elstow.

Elstow Green is a delightful place for a picnic on a summer's day and access is free all year round. The Moot Hall was originally built to serve Elstow Abbey as a market house but is now a museum. It contains beautiful period furniture and has exhibits illustrating the life and traditions of 17th century England.

So why not bring the family, have a picnic on the green, take a look at the beautiful interior of Moot Hall and the Abbey Church (the remains of a once much-larger Abbey) and the ancient timber-framed buildings on Elstow's High Street.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Follow brown and white signs to Elstow village centre.The nearest railway station is Bedford, which is 2 miles away.

Opening Times

* Also open to public for Elstow May festival – usually 2nd sat in May.

Groups may visit by appointment most days of the year.

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