Discover the rich history of Greensand Country at:


Ailesbury Mausoleum, arguably the earliest mausoleum in England. It was built in 1656 by Thomas Bruce, 1st Earl of Elgin to commemorate his second wife, Diana.

Ailesbury Mausoleum

Northill Church, a Grade I listed church dating back to the 14th Century.

Old Warden Church, originally associated with nearby Warden Abbey. There is evidence of this Grade I listed church in documents dating from as early as 1135.

Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre, a small but growing collection of railway-related artefacts in the restored former booking office. The Centre tells the story of the Marston Vale line between Bedford and Bletchley and shares the 1846 Victorian former station building with the Ridgmont Station Tea Room.

Old St Mary’s Church in Clophill, around 400 years old and abandoned in 1848. The observation tower offers visitors spectacular views of the countryside.

The Woburn Heritage Centre, located at Old St Mary’s Church, the Heritage Centre is a museum of local history and a tourist information point.