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Flitwick Mill
The Gables, Flitwick

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

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Flitwick is 5 mi (8.0 km) 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 14 mi (23 km) 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: Houghton Conquest, Kempston and Bedford.

Get Around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Flitwick Manor, Church Rd, MK45 1AE (see Sleep below). with grotto. Flitwick Manor (Q5459771) on Wikidata Flitwick Manor on Wikipedia
  • 2 Flitwick Mill, Greenfield Rd, MK45 5BE. Water mill with overshot vertical waterwheel generating electricity Flitwick Mill (Q26607611) on Wikidata
  • 3 Flitwick Moor. A site of scientific interest with a rich valley mire. It is the largest wetland in Bedfordshire Flitwick Moor (Q5459773) on Wikidata Flitwick Moor on Wikipedia
  • 4 Flitwick Castle (Temple Field or), MK45 1RA (Mount Hill is accessed from Kingfisher Rd and Warwick Close). The castle mount is 7 m (20 ft) Flitwick Castle (Q5459772) on Wikidata Flitwick Castle on Wikipedia
  • Wrest Park, Silsoe, MK45 4HR, +44 3703 331 181. A country estate with a Grade I listed house. Wrest Park on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • Leisure Centre

Buy[edit]

  • 1 Flitwick Market, 1hp, 11 Dunstable Rd, MK45 1HP (In the carpark of Flitwick Village Hall). F 8:30AM-2PM. Small open-air market every Friday selling local produce. The market has many stalls from a fish monger to baker, haberdashery, fruit and vegetables.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

The Blackbirds (geograph 345251)

Pubs in Steppingley - approx 1 mi (1.6 km) west of Flitwick :

Sleep[edit]

Flitwick Manor (geograph 4545900)

Cope[edit]

  • 1 Toilet in Tescos, Coniston Road, MK45 1LX (Immediately to the left once inside).

Go next[edit]

  • Go north to Ampthill 2 mi (3.2 km) on A5120 with Houghton House.
  • Go south to Dunstable by the A5120 and visit Whipsnade Zoo.
  • Go west to Woburn 8 mi (13 km) with its safari park.
Routes through Flitwick
ENDBedford  North SymbolTrain.svg South  → Harlington → Brighton



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