Chellington Centre, Bedford, Bedfordshire

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  • Weekly price
    from £ 2380
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 840
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1225
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 385

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Large bunkhouse sleeping 30 near Bedford for family groups and business conferences and team building

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Chellington Centre, Bedford, Bedfordshire, sleeps 2-30 in 7 bedrooms.

Chellington is exclusive to you: ideal for both small,medium and large groups, families and organisations of all types, including businesses and special interest groups, running their own residential courses, holidays, seminars and conferences.

With full residential accommodation for groups from 6 up to 30, and facilities for indoor and outdoor activities, Chellington is a wonderful base for combining team or family activities at the Centre with action packed day trips to the many local attractions.

The Chellington Centre is also hired out on a day hire basis, and can accommodate from 6 to a 100 people for day conferences, celebrations and events. A full range of audio visual/cinema kit is available. Free WiFi.

The flexible accommodation includes small group dormitory style bedrooms for up to 30 people - dormitories sleep 1,2,3,4 or 5 people. Sleeping accommodation can (by arrangement) be extended using additional space in the Centre and tents (provided if required).

A large central multi-use hall can be used for indoor activities and dining. A games room and spectacular panoramic viewing lounge allow for smaller group activities or for use as break-out rooms for business groups.

The gardens have wonderful views of the Ouse Valley, a large barbecue, a camp fire circle and a field for camping.

For rainy days we have our games cupboard and plenty of space indoors.

Chellington is a Silver awarded Green Tourism Centre, with air source heat pump generating the energy (100% renewable) needed for heating and hot water, a recycling system, ultra-low energy lighting.

This unique Centre is located in the recently modernised St Nicholas Church, near Carlton in Bedfordshire. 500metres from a village with a shop and pub/food, 10 miles from Bedford and 15 miles from Northampton and Milton Keynes.

There is a wide range of activities in the local area including the award winning Harrold-Odell Country Park - a short walk over the river - and other river-based activities, such as kayaking. Ask the manager for more info. Just a bit further afield are attractions such as Woburn Safari Park, Wild Britain, Bodyflight (and surf) Xtreme and Bletchley Park.


Modern, with large range cooker, microwave, large fridges, freezer, hot cupboard, dishwasher, toaster, utensils, pots, pans, crockery + cutlery.
Hirers cause part of the main activity hall to set up,as standard,36 chairs,16 tables for dining. Separate breakout rooms can also be used flexibly.
A semi-circular lounge room has lounge seating for 12 to 20+. Panoramic views over the Ouse Valley and lakes. 55in flat screen(on request) and blinds.
There is a 55in internet-fast, fully compatible flat screen(on request). Audio/visual equipment w/ kareoke, cinema, keyboard etc) available to hire.
Fast wireless internet (free to use), phone charge points. Fibre-fast internet-linked multi-media flat screen(on request). Payphone. Mobile signals.
Main hall and 2 separate smaller activity rooms give flexible space for indoor activities. Free t. football, t. tennis. Also large games pack to hire
Modern underfloor heating over a new limestone floor delivers to all areas comfort year-round. Outdoor firepit, bring own kindle, some logs available.
Set between original pillars in main hall, dorm rooms with bunk beds. Each sleeps 4 or 5. Separate Leaders room. 30 in total. Sofa beds for 6
Free cotton cover, pillow and pillow slip available. With full linen package available at £6 per person per visit.
Well appointed male and female toilets, 6 showers facilities, plus full-accessibility toilet and shower (no hoist)
Fully accessible. Facilities all on ground floor. Separate disabled toilet/shower (near to bedroom 7). Braille to door signage. Wide no-step doors.
Designed for children/youth groups.Whole site ideal.Free table tennis/table football activity. There is a rounders/football pitch. No cots or changing
Open ardens with views over river/ lakes Ouse Valley. Barbecue and camp fire circle for up to x30 seating. Wild walks from front door. Games field
Pool nearby by arrangement. Water craft can launch from nearby Felmersham jetty.
Plenty of free parking for up to 30 cars, mini buses and large triple axel coach to enter and turn.
Strictly no smoking on site except at evacuation point.
Sorry we do not accommodate any pets.


Felmersham Road, Nr Carlton, Bedfordshire, MK43 7NA. 10 miles from Bedford; 13 miles from Northampton and 15 Milton Keynes.
Village of Carlton, Bedfordshire 500m. Nearest town Bedford, 9m; nearest city: Milton Keynes, 17m; Northampton, 16m. Nearest A roads: A428/A6/A421.
Local shops in Carlton, fresh local bread, eggs, papers, fresh veg: 500m.
Good local pub in Carlton (500m) and Turvey (3 miles). Great cafe in country park (outside table service). Curry in Harrold. Wide choice in Bedford.

Booking Information

Exclusive use affordable rental for 30. Typically arriving at 5pm and departing at midday. Winter specials. Day retreats from £300. Weekend wedding packages. Call us for details and availability or click the link and go to our website.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

St Nicholas Church
Felmersham Road
Nr Carlton
MK43 7NA
United Kingdom
Bedford (on London line to St Pancras International) or Milton Keynes (Euston/Birmingham).
Down the hill in nearby village bus serves Bedford and Wellingboro.
Luton, 24 miles.

Late Deals

August 2022 Late Deals

15th-19th still available, four nights Mon- Fri for up to 30 guests in 7 bunkrooms, self-catering, £1,700.00
Incudes sole use of the Centre and grounds. 4pm arrive, midday depart

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Chellington Centre, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Scott Holden

Joined us: 2011
+44 (0)1234 720 726
St Nicholas Church
Felmersham Road
Nr Carlton
MK43 7NA
United Kingdom