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Places of interest ...

The Higgins Bedford

6.8 miles from The Plough
MK40 3XD

The Higgins Bedford unites on one site three previous cultural venues : Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery. The buildings themselves date back 200 years and have their own rich history of occupation and use, even before they became used for their more recent cultural past.

www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk

Shuttleworth

17 miles from the Plough
SG18 9EP
Shuttleworth combines three major attractions:
The Shuttleworth Collection - A unique flying collection showcasing the first one hundred years of flight.
Swiss Garden- in  Old Warden Park, Bedfordshire, created in the 1820s by Lord Ongley, is a late Regency garden and an outstanding example of the Swiss picturesque.
The Bird of Prey Centre- home to birds from all around the Globe including Falcons, Hawks, Owls, Eagles and Vultures. Some of the birds on site are part of the World Wide Breeding Programme of rare and endangered species.
www.shuttleworth.org

Imperial War Museum

32.8 miles from The Plough
CB22 4QR
www.duxford.iwm.org.uk

306 Bombardment Group Museum

5.4 miles from The Plough
MK44 2YP
www.306BG.co.uk

For a more energetic experience ...

Skirmish Paintball

11.3 miles
MK43 7AE
For a great team building day out or a fun day for the kids. Using air guns and dye pellets opposing teams engage in mock combat scenarios using strategic role play.
www.skirmishcentral.com

Stewartby Power Boat Racing

16.3 miles from The Plough
MK43 9LY
Offers Junior Training for young people aged between 9-16 years. Full Instruction given & equipment provided, safety boat & rescue personnel in attendance.
www.stewartbypowerboat.com

Box End Park

11.6 miles from The Plough
MK43 8RQ
Water Skiing and Wakeboarding
Two purpose built lakes offer a unique opportunity for complete novices and those competing at the highest level to have fun on the water.
www.boxendpark.com

Sporting Targets

8.1 miles from The Plough
MK44 1BX
Clay pigeon, Shooting Archery and off road driving and much more.
www.sportingtargets.co.uk

Twinwoods Adventure

5.4 miles from The Plough
MK44 1RF
Fly, Surf, Jump, Race, Shoot,  Climb, Archery and Relax.
This extraordinary world class facility offers people of all ages a unique opportunity to experience all the above. There is no where else in the country offering the same experiences
www.twinwoodsadventure.com

Palmer Sports

6.7 miles from The Plough
MK44 2YP
One of the best corporate hospitality venues in the country and we can recommend it from personal experience.  This is just a great day out  managed by a really professional and enthusiastic team who make sure that you have the most amazing day. If you are lucky enough to have access to  a light aircraft you can now fly in.
www.palmersport.com

For the younger children ...

Wimpole Estate

23 miles from the Plough
SG8 0BW
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate

The Kiln

6.9 miles from The Plough
MK40 1AL
Painting on pottery is fun and very easy for adults and children of all ages and abilities to enjoy, you are sure to be inspired and have fun!
www.bedfordkiln.co.uk

Woburn Safari Park

25.3 miles
MK17 9WA
www.woburn.co.uk

Oasis Beach Pool

8 miles from The Plough
MK42 0BZ
Action packed adventure riding the waves and the flumes or the wild river run. Stretch out on the bubble beds and other water features. The pool is packed with fun! Excellent if you are not a confident swimmer.
www.fusion-lifestyle.com/centres/Oasis_Pool

Events throughout the year at venues nearby ...

Althorp House

39 miles from the Plough
NN7 4HQ
Open every year from 1st July to 30th August
www.althorp.com

Twinwood Festival

6.3 miles from The Plough
MK41 6AB
www.twinwoodevents.com

Santa pod

14.6 miles from The Plough
NN29 7XA
www.santapod.co.uk

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