Open access is made available to visit the site of Cainhoe Castle, an important Scheduled Ancient Monument comprising a medieval motte and bailey castle and associated moated site, fishponds and field system. It is situated on the south side of the River Flitt valley near Clophill, and is one of the best preserved motte and bailey castles in Bedfordshire. Access end date: 31/10/2016

How To Get There By Passenger Transport

BY BUS Telephone Bedfordshire Bus Information Line : 01234 228337, 8.30am 5pm open 5 days a week or Travel Line 0870 6082608.
BY TRAIN  For timetable information, please telephone National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950.
Click here for the National Rail Enquiries website

How To Get There By Car

The village of Clophill lies on the A6 to the south of Bedford.

There is limited street parking in Clophill - please park thoughtfully.

Start/Finish Point

The site is accessed from the A507 Ampthill Road or via a footpath from Shefford Road in Clophill.

Access and General Information


Access Information:

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Map and Further Information

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