De Grey Mausoleum, Flitton

Free Entry

Open 2pm-4pm on the 1st Sun of the month between Apr and Sep plus one Wed a month between Jun and Aug


High Street, Flitton, Nr Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 5EJ

Before You Go

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.

Read more about the history of the mausoleum

Before You Go

Opening Times: The mausoleum is open from 2 pm - 4 pm on the first Sunday of each month between April and October, and on one Wednesday a month between June and August. The dates for 2019 are as follows:

Sunday 7th April
Sunday 5th May
Sunday 2nd June
Wednesday 19th June
Sunday 7th July
Wednesday 17th July
Sunday 4th August
Wednesday 14th August
Sunday 1st September (cream teas will be available from 2 pm to 4 pm in the church hall served by the village church team)

For further information phone 01525 860000 (Option 2).

Parking: No parking on site but there is limited 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 Out

If 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, with dazzling parterres and fragrant borders, sweeping views and woodland walks, it's a real treat for the senses. Once you've explored some of its 90 acres and 300 years of garden history, treat yourself to something tasty at the café, learn more about Wrest at War in the exhibition, or let the kids run off some steam in the playground.

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