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Wrest Park

Type:Garden

Silsoe, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HS

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About

One hundred and fifty years of English gardens laid out in the early 18th century including painted pavilion, Chinese bridge, lakes, classical temple, orangery and bath house.

Enjoy the wonderful collection of lead and stone statuary, explore the orangery and bath house and wonder at the beauty of the baroque archer pavilion, while relaxing and dreaming of days gone by.

WCs. Picnickers welcome. Buggies available. Please note no photography or stiletto heels in the house. Suitability for Dogs: Dogs on leads only.

Guide Prices

Adult £8.00, Child £5.30, Conc. £7.90. Family £22.90. Group discounts. EH members Free. Opening times and prices are valid until 31st March 2013.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Catering

  • Picnic site

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Public Transport: From Flitwick station it is 4 miles to Wrest Park. Take the X1 or X44 bus. 15 minute journey.By Road:Three quarters mile east of Silsoe off A6, 10 miles south of Bedford.

Awards

  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016

Opening Times

* Spring Bank Holiday:27 May 2013 10:00 - 18:00, Summer Bank Holiday:26 Aug 2013 10:00 - 18:00, Christmas Eve:24 Dec 2013 Closed, Christmas Day:25 Dec 2013 Closed, Boxing Day:26 Dec 2013 Closed, New Year’s Eve:
31 Dec 2013 Closed, New Year's Day:1 Jan 2014 Closed.
Please see www.english-heritage.org.uk for opening times and the most up-to-date information. The house may be closed if an event is booked. The gardens may also close early. Please call to check.

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