Local Facilities

Pubs and Restaurants

The Falcon Bletsoe (A6) 01234 781 222 Yes Yes Yes
The Plough Bolnhurst 01234 376 274 Yes No No
The Chequers Inn Keysoe 01234 708 678 Yes No No
Queens Head Milton Ernest 01234 822 412 Yes Yes Yes
Bedford Arms Oakley 01234 822 280 Yes No No
The Horse and Jockey Ravensden 01234 772 710 Yes No No
Fox & Hounds Riseley 01234 708 240 Yes No No
Fordham Arms Sharnbrook 01234 781 357 Yes No No
The Swan with Two Nicks Sharnbrook 01234 781 585 Yes No No
Bedford Arms Souldrop 01234 781 384 Yes No No
The Jackal Thurleigh 01234 771 293 Yes No No



North End Barns
Bletsoe (B&B) 5 min

Tel: 01234 781320

Newly converted barn on local farm with eight tastefully furnished twin rooms.

The Mill House
Sharnbrook (Hotel) 5 min

Tel: 01234 781678

Excellent local restaurant with nine new good quality rooms available

The Queen's Head
Milton Ernest (Pub) 5 min

Tel: 01234 822412

Local Village pub with 4 crown rated accomodation(13 rooms) and restaurant

The Windmill
Thurleigh (B&B) 5 min

Tel: 01234 771016

Beautifully converted windmill with three rooms, two en-suite. Food available at the Jackal pub five minutes walk away

The Sharnbrook Hotel
Sharnbrook(Hotel) 5 min

Tel: 01234 783142

A new purpose built hotel with restaurant, bar, conference and banqueting facilities, conveniently located on the A6. There are 21 en-suite bedrooms and two executive suites with an Italian restaurant.

Woodlands Manor
Clapham (Hotel) 10 min

Tel: 01234 363281

Three star country house hotel (33 rooms) in attractive setting Conference facilities.

Riseley (B&B) 10 min

Tel: 01234 709777

One detached en-suite garden room (sleeps three) in picturesque village. Short walk to the Fox and Hound Pub for excellent food.

The Old School House
Bolnhurst (B&B) 10 min

Tel: 01234 376754

Local Village bed and breakfast (two rooms) located in an area with several restaurants and pubs.

The Bedford Swan
Bedford (Hotel) 20 min

Tel: 01234 346565

Four-star traditional hotel. 113 rooms in the centre of Bedford overlooking the river. Conference facilities and leisure pool.

Kettering park
Kettering (Hotel) 30 min

Tel: 01536 416666

Four-star hotel (119 rooms) and conference facilities.

Flitwick Manor
Flitwick (Hotel) 35 min

Tel: 01525 712242

Lovely country house hotel (18 rooms) set in own grounds just off the M1 with an AA recommended restaurant.

The Swan Revived
Newport Pagnell (Hotel) 35 min

Tel: 01908 610565

The Swan Revived Hotel is a former coaching inn dating back to the 15th century, situated in the heart of the quaint Buuckinghamshire town of Newport Pagnell; just two miles from junction 14 of the M1 and 5 miles from central Milton Keynes

The Inn
Wolburn (Hotel) 45 min

Tel: 01525 290441

Opened in 1724 as a coaching inn. Just eight miles from the centre of Milton Keynes, yet set in the heart of the Georgian Village, with 50 en-suite bedrooms and seven individual cottages

Moore Place Hotel
Aspley Guise (Hotel) 45 min

Tel: 01908 282000

This delightful Georgian hotel is situated in the splendid picturesque village of Aspley Guise. 63 en-suite room. Eight miles from the centre of Milton Keynes

Hambleton Hall
Oakham (Hotel) 50 min

Tel: 01572 756991

Absolutely superb Relais and Chateux country house hotel and undoubtedly one of the best in the country (17 rooms). Although some distance from our circuit, it's well worth the detour particularly for those coming from the North and East.

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa
Luton (Hotel) 55 min

Tel: 01582 698888

The five star Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa is set in 1,065 acres of estate parkland and had a total of 228 bedrooms situated in the Mansion House, the Country Club and exclusive event venue, Warren Weir. Two restaurants, bars, golf course, swimming pool, gym and tennis courts. Short distance from Luton airport and train station.



  • Train
    The nearest station to Bedford Autodrome is Bedford (20 minutes). Trains from London leave from either St Pancras or any Thameslink station approximately every 20 minutes. There is a taxi rank immediately outside Bedford Station. 
  • Taxi
    Taxis should be instructed to come to Bedford Autodrome main reception.
    • A1 Stretch Limo 08001 832525
    • AtoB 01234 211111
    • AGS Cars 01234 340900
    • GK Executive Cars 01234 395079
    • Town and Country Cars 01234 213030
  • Sat Nav
    It is not possible to navigate directly to Bedford Aerodrome with your Sat Nav system.  We recommend that you use the following information in your Sat Nav system and use our location map to complete the journey:
    • Postcode: MK44 1NP
    • Town: Sharnbrook
    • Street: Mill Road 


Thurleigh Museum

During the second world war Thurleigh Airfield was on the site of what became RAE Bedford and was a US bomber base with B17s based here. There is a delightful little museum within Bedford Autodrome with artefacts from those days. See www.306bg.co.uk.