Dog Friendly Day Out in Eastern England

Ampthill
Bedfordshire

Telephone: 0870 3331181
Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/day
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Key Info:
1 mile North East of Ampthill off A421, 8 miles S of Bedford (OS Map 153; ref TL 039394)

Description:
The shell of a 17th-century mansion with magnificent views, reputedly the inspiration for the 'House Beautiful' in John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. Built around 1615 for Mary, Dowager Countess of Pembroke, in a mixture of Jacobean and Classical styles: the ground floors of two Italianate loggias survive, possibly the work of Inigo Jones.

Opening Times:
All year at any reasonable time.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs on leads are welcome - contact site for any restrictions. Assistance dogs are welcome everywhere.

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