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Flitwick is a town in Bedfordshire. It is located about ten miles south of Bedford and 10 miles north of Luton.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Flitwick is 5 miles from junction 12 of the M1.

By train[edit]

Flitwick a station on the Thameslink line. Trains from Flitwick station go north to Bedford and south to Luton, Luton Airport Parkway, St Albans, London, Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

By plane[edit]

The nearest airport is Luton about 12 miles south.

By bus[edit]

The main bus services are as follows:

42 (Grant Palmer) provides an hourly daytime service Mondays to Saturdays providing a connection to: Westoning, Harlington, Toddington, Ampthill, Houghton Conquest, Kempston and Bedford. No Sunday service

J2 (Stagecoach) provides an hourly daytime service Mondays to Saturdays to Ampthill, Houghton Conquest, Kempston and Bedford.


  • 1 Flitwick Manor. Flitwick Manor (Q5459771) on Wikidata Flitwick Manor on Wikipedia
  • 2 Flitwick Moor. Flitwick Moor (Q5459773) on Wikidata Flitwick Moor on Wikipedia
  • 3 Flitwick Castle. Flitwick Castle (Q5459772) on Wikidata Flitwick Castle on Wikipedia


  • Leisure Centre


  • Tesco

There is an open-air market every Friday selling local produce, which is set up on the car park of the village hall. The market has many stalls from a fish monger to a baker, haberdashery and fruit and veg.


There are a number of restaurants in the town.


  • The Swan.
  • The Bumble Bee.
  • The Blackbirds.
  • The Crown.


Go next[edit]

Local attractions include:

  • Houghton House
  • Wrest Park
  • Whipsnade Zoo, just outside Dunstable.
  • Woburn safari park, Woburn

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