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
The mausoleum is open from 2pm to 4pm on the following dates in 2022:
Sunday 3rd April
Sunday 8th May
Sunday 5th June
Sunday 3rd July
Wednesday 20th July
Sunday 7th August
Wednesday 17th August
Sunday 4th September
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.