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Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre

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Welcoming and friendly

Arrived with my elderly mother-in-law after a freezing morning of shopping to be greeted by a... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
bagladymitch
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Off the beaten track and not what you'd expect! Lovely couple who greeted us and both full of... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Charlotte P
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“tea room”(4 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(2 reviews)
“knowledge”(4 reviews)
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The Heritage Centre shares the 1846 Victorian former station building with the Ridgmont Station Tea Room. It is run by volunteers and provides a gift shop and a small but growing collection of railway-related artifacts in the restored former booking...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Old School Station Road | Station Road, Ridgmont MK43 0XP, England
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+44 1525 287121
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Arrived with my elderly mother-in-law after a freezing morning of shopping to be greeted by a friendly and warm atmosphere. We went to the tearoom and had a lovely big pot of tea. My MIL had a piece of home made cherry and almond cake...More

Thank bagladymitch
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Off the beaten track and not what you'd expect! Lovely couple who greeted us and both full of knowledge, good display of information and small shop. We combined our visit with a trip to the tea room.

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Friendly people greeted us. Seeing the old photos was interesting and there was a lovely souvenir shop there too.

Thank crag1975
Reviewed July 31, 2017

good Sunday breakfast staff very helpful place was full which tells you something good choice would go again better deal than Frosts

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

This is a very small attraction. I think it used to be a ticket and waiting room. There is now a tea room in it which seems to take up all the space. Sometimes they have small exhibitions and children’s activities organised around Halloween, Christmas...More

Thank joe_green
andywebby, Public Relations Manager at Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Dear joe_green Thanks for your review - reading your comment I can only imagine that you didn't get to see all we have to offer - perhaps you only visited one of the tea rooms? You're correct when you say one of the tea rooms...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017

run by volunteers lots of trinkets to buy they were very helpful a great place for a short visit suitable for children

Thank valerie100London
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Able to visit after eating at the tea room next door. The two voluntary staff were very helpful and friendly and took time to show us around the restored booking office with a lot of its original fittings, photographs and memorabilia showing the station's history....More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Visited the heritage centre after a lovely afternoon tea in the adjacent tea rooms. It may be a small museum but the enthusiasm of Suzanne who showed us round had us reliving the past in a way you never can when watching old films. She...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Run by volunteers with history of the bedford to Bletchley line / station . Only small site but interesting things and a small shop . If your there for tea shop , have a walk round and visit booking office , not a lot there...More

Thank ptrabant
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Took my parents for afternoon tea for an anniversary celebration. The whole experience was lovely. The rooms are set up like little living rooms. The crockery is all beautiful.

Thank trudiehorne
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