Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre

Type:Afternoon Tea

Station Road, Ridgmont, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0XP

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Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre


Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre dates back to 1846 when it was built as one of the railway stations along the Marston Vale Line. It is now home to a tea room, museum and gift shop, with an operational rail line.

The vintage tearoom provides the perfect place to stop and enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake. For those who feel a bit hungrier there is also a menu available which includes sandwiches and light lunches. Breakfast is also available.

You can enjoy food in our garden or in the Ladies Waiting Room.

Experience an afternoon tea

If you are looking for something a bit more special, why not try our afternoon tea experiences.

Please call or email in advance as these are made to order.



  • Afternoon tea
  • Children's menu
  • Serve lunch


  • Breakfast available
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Conveniently located just off J13 of the M1. The building has its own car on the opposite side of the railway line. Disabled parking is available outside the Heritage Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Why not come by train? Hourly (approx) train service on the Bedford to Bletchley Marston Vale Line run Monday to Saturday.

You can buy tickets on the train if your joining station is unstaffed.

(Note: there are currently no trains on a Sunday, unless locally advertised for special event; for example Bedford River Festival).

Passengers with Bedfordshire concessionary bus passes may travel on the Marston Vale line at half fare. Parties of more than two adults can get reduced rate travel, ask about GroupSave.Road Directions

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00

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