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Outstanding 16th-century stone dovecote and stable building

Enjoy the tranquil setting of this outstanding 16th-century stone-built dovecote and stable buildings, which nestles alongside Willington church.

Home to over 1,500 resident pigeons, a nesting site for barn owls and kestrels, the dovecote is a great spot for bird-watching.

Please note: the dovecote is only open between April to September on the last Sunday of every month, otherwise admission is by appointment via the voluntary custodian

Bedford River Valley Park

Explore our bridle paths

Nearby, enjoy cycling, horse riding, kayaking, rowing, angling, or simply walking along the River Great Ouse.

Display by 'That's Entertainment'

The dovecote is a great spot for bird-watching

Willington Local History Group 'That's Entertainment', display archive photos and memorabilia of village fetes, shows and other community gathering.

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