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Things to do in Dunstable

Large market town with good leisure opportunities and access to some stunning countryside

Are you looking for things to do in Dunstable? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Dunstable Downs and Queensway Hall


Did you know...

  • Dunstable's Priory Church was where Henry VIII formalised his divorce from Catherine of Aragon.
  • British designer and television Kevin McCloud was born and raised in Dunstable and attended Dunstable Grammar School.



 

  Attractions

Grove Farm Pick Your Own

Wide range of pick your own fruit and veg.
Great Gap
Ivinghoe
LU7 9DZ

Recommended by Helen Ansell, Chesham

 

Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is one of the leading narrow gauge lines in England and is of local and national importance.
Leighton Buzzard
Bedfordshire
LU7 4TN

 

Pitstone Windmill

National Trust - Example of the earliest form of windmill.
Pitstone
Ivinghoe
LU7 9EU

 

Dunstable Downs, Chilterns Gateway Centre & Whipsnade Estate FREE

National Trust - Area of outstanding beauty and kite flying hot spot. Stunning views, visitor centre and restaurant on-site.
Whipsnade Road
Dunstable
LU6 2GY

Recommended by Dave Middlebrook, Watford

 

Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

National Trust - Trees, hedges and shrubs planted in the form of a medieval cathedral.
Chapel Farm, Whipsnade
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 2LL

 

Ashridge Estate FREE

National Trust - Vast swath of beautiful woodland. Ideal for walks and bike rides.
Moneybury Hill
Berkhamstead
HP4 1LX

Recommended by Emma Brooks, Watford

 

Whipsnade Zoo

Go wild at Whipsnade Zoo - a great day out for all the family.
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 2LF

 
 

  Children's Activities

Mead Open Farm

Children's farm and perfect family day out.
Stanbridge Road
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 9JH

Recommended by Hannah Rees, Luton

 
 

  Bowling

Go Bowling Dunstable

Ten-pin bowling centre.
Grove Park
Court Drive
LU5 4JD

01582472727

 
 

  Theatre

Grove Theatre

Multi-purpose arts centre offering an eclectic programme.
Grove Park
Court Drive
LU5 4GP

Recommended by Marcus Perch, Dunstable

 
 

  Golf

Dunstable Downs Golf Club

Golf Club.
Whipsnade Road
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 2NB

 

Chalgrove Manor Golf Club

Golf Club.
Dunstable Road
Chalgrave
Bedfordshire
LU5 6JN

 

Whipsnade Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Studham Lane
Dagnall
Hertfordshire
HP4 1RH

 

Tilsworth Golf & Conference Centre

Golf Club.
Dunstable Road
Tilsworth
Leighton Buzzard
Bedfordshire
LU7 9PU

 
 

  Leisure centres

Dunstable Leisure Centre

Modern leisure centre offering a vast range of activities for all ages.
Court Drive
Dunstable
LU5 4JD

Recommended by Hannah Perch, Dunstable

 

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