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Wrest Park

Behind the scenes tours
Join our behind the scenes artefacts tour and discover a treasure trove of unique and special objects spanning 2,000 years of English history. Tours take place on the first Monday of every month starting from June.

A gardener's world, a picnicker's paradise
From dazzling parterres and fragrant borders, to sweeping landscapes and woodland walks - Wrest Park is a real treat for the senses. Explore over 90 acres showcasing French, Dutch, Italian and English styles side by side. Keep an eye out for our collection of hidden gems, including the Bath house with its thatched roof and cobbled floor inlaid with a pattern of deer bones; the ornate marble fountain; a Chinese Temple and bridge; and over 40 statues - can you find them all? There's even more to explore with the opulent Countess' Sitting Room, conservatory and interactive exhibition on the ground floor of the mansion house, as well as the Dairy Sculpture Gallery and the baroque Archer Pavilion with its stunning interior.

The perfect pit stop
Families with energy to burn can grab an activity backpack and an audio trail designed for kids and head out to explore the grounds. If they're still feeling energetic head to the children's play area to let off some steam.

Tea room treats
Feeling peckish? Our café offers a selection of delicious, locally sourced refreshments. Find out more on our Food & Drink page. Take inspiration from history at the shop where you can pick up jams and chutneys, wines, beers, books, garden gifts and more.


Silsoe, Luton, Beds, MK45 4HR

9.37 miles     01525 860152    

hosting a Haunted House Party

hosting a Haunted House Party

Raise money for the British Heart Foundation whilst having a fang-tastic time! Entertain your guest by playing ghostly games and dancing to mysterious music. Why not wow your guests with these healthy and tasty spooky snacks? If you would like to do some freaky face paints then watch these step by step video tutorials. Fri 27th-31st Oct

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!