Live the life
Located close to Bedford and a short drive from Milton Keynes, Marston Moretaine is a bustling village with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re enjoying a country walk, taking the kids to the park or going for a day trip into London, a new home in Marston Moretaine could tick all the right boxes for your and your family.
Things to see and do
Marston Moretaine is a vibrant village with lots to see and do in the local area, from walking in the woodlands to playing with the kids at the park. If you enjoy getting out in nature, there are plenty of places to explore nearby including Millennium Country Park, the Forest of Marston Vale, Stewartby Lake and Addison Howard Park.
For families moving to the area, children will love days out to see the animals at Woburn Safari Park, while Thurleigh Farm Centre, Oasis Beach Pool, The Stables Equestrian Centre and Summerfield Miniature Railway are all nearby.
If you like to uncover local history, you can visit the John Bunyan Museum and The Roman Sandy in Bedford, while evening entertainment is provided at Bedford Corn Exchange and The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s. Woburn Golf Club is also within driving distance of the village.
If you’re moving to Marston Moretaine with school-age children, you’ll be keen to find out more about the standard of education in the local area. There are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools nearby including Kempston Rural Lower School, North Crawley CofE School and Redbourne Upper School and Community College, while independent schools include Bedford Girls’ School, Rushmoor School and Bedford Modern School.
For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Bedfordshire has a campus in Bedford.
Getting to Marston Moretaine
Marston Moretaine is well-connected by road, and although there is no train station in the village, there are stations in Millbrook and Bedford nearby. The journey to Marston Moretaine from Bedford takes just 15 minutes by car or 15 minutes from Millbrook Station, while the drive from Milton Keynes takes 20 minutes depending on traffic.
If you’re travelling to London for work, the journey by train to Bedford from St Pancras takes just 40 minutes. When it’s time to go on holiday, the journey to London Luton Airport takes just 40 minutes, with flights to destinations right across the globe.