Among the largest sepulchral chapels attached to any English church, this cruciform mausoleum houses a remarkable sequence of 17 sculpted and effigied monuments, spanning nearly two and a half centuries (1614-1859), to the De Grey family of Wrest Park.
Before You Go
Opening Times: The mausoleum is open from 2pm-4pm on the first Sunday of each month between April and October.
The mausoleum can be opened by special arrangment for visits by educational and other groups. Phone 01525 860000 (Option 2).
Parking: No parking on site but there is on-street parking available on surrounding streets.
Facilities: There are no facilities on site but there is a pub in the village and more options in either Flitwick or Ampthill.
Plan a Great Day OutIf you are looking for things to do in the area, less than two miles away in the pretty village of Silsoe lies Wrest Park. Previously home to the De Grey family, you can explore over 90 acres and more than 300 years of garden history at this peaceful property.
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