Cotton End Farm
MK45 3DR
+44 (0)1234 740307
Philip & Catherine Green

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Cotton End Farm
Cotton End Farm is a Grade II listed farmstead with all the original buildings still in place. It is still a small family working arable farm.

The attractive barn conversion adjoins the owners farmhouse.

The accommodation comprises a Lounge, Large Kitchen/Diner, Double bedroom and Bathroom and is centrally heated.

Cotton End Farm Cotton End Farm with barn conversion
The well equipped Kitchen/Diner has:
  • An electric cooker
  • Fridge freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
The Lounge has:
  • Sofa bed
  • An electric coal effect fire
  • Music centre
  • A video player is available
The large Bedroom has:
  • King size double bed with duvet
  • An extra bed is available if needed
The Bathroom has:
  • Wash basin
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Shaver point

All linen and towels are provided. This is a non-smoking accommodation and we regret we cannot accept pets. Sundays must be observed. There is ample parking.

Barn conversion
Barn conversion - click to enlarge
  Side view
Side view- click to enlarge
Kitchen - click to enlarge
Lounge - click to enlarge
Rear view
Rear view - click to enlarge
Bedroom - click to enlarge
Bedroom - click to enlarge
Cotton End Road - click to enlarge

Wilstead is three miles south of Bedford and 45 minutes from Cambridge. Here are some aerial photographs of Wilstead village, including an aerial photograph of the farm. This is the heart of John Bunyan country. The historic village of Elstow is only three miles away.

Local Attractions
Bedford has a river with very attractive embankment walks for two miles on either side of the river - see The superb John Bunyan Museum is in the centre of Bedford. The John Newton and William Cowper Museum is at Olney. John Howard - philanthropist and prison reformer lived at the village of Cardington, three miles away. John Berridge, the 18 century evangelist lived at the village of Everton, 20 minutes drive away. The Shuttleworth Collection is an international collection of early aeroplanes and cars. Nineteenth Century ornamental Swiss Gardens are at Old Warden. The RSPB headquarters are at Sandy. The Woburn Safari Park and Abbey are in a magnificent walled park. Wrest Park is an English Heritage site and Jordans Mill is nearby. The Danish Camp is a relaxed semi 'open air' restaurant by the River Ouse in Willington village, 7 miles away.

Cotton End Farm is also an ideal base for visiting the towns of Milton Keynes (indoor shopping and Bletchley Park), Hitchin, St Neots, Ampthill, Northampton, Huntingdon, Cambridge (Christian Heritage), and Ely. The nearest train station is Sandy (15 minutes) and Bedford (15 minutes). London is 35 to 60 minutes on the train. Train timetables.

Prices on application. Please contact Philip & Catherine Green, telephone +44 (0)1234 740307

Bedford town bridge
Bedford Town Bridge, crossing the River Ouse
Bridleway to Elstow
A bridleway 50 metres from the farm goes to Elstow. A footpath opposite the farm goes towards Wilstead Wood.

Elstow Green
Elstow Green, where John Bunyan lived. Further information on John Bunyan.
Rowney Warren
Rowney Warren picnic spot, near Chicksands. Five minutes drive from the farm.

Maulden Woods
Maulden Wood, near Clophill.Ten minutes drive from the farm.