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Stockwood Discovery Centre

London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
+44 1582 548600
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Very pretty park

I love walking in this park, it has interesting plants and a museum on cars. You can spend easily... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mandy M
Nice garden

I quite like the place. They usually have an interesting photo exhibition there. The gardens and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
anonym698
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Luton, United Kingdom
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“horse drawn” (22 reviews)
“play area” (64 reviews)
“all ages” (47 reviews)
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London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
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+44 1582 548600
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"horse drawn"
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"play area"
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"all ages"
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"lego exhibition"
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"carriage collection"
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"transport museum"
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"old cars"
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"free entry"
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"flight path"
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"nice cafe"
in 14 reviews
"few hours"
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"great museum"
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"local history"
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"gardens are lovely"
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"worth a visit"
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"older children"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love walking in this park, it has interesting plants and a museum on cars. You can spend easily an hour or two looking around and have a drink at the cafe. Its a wonderful place, well kept, and its free! Lovely to spend a...More

1  Thank Mandy M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I quite like the place. They usually have an interesting photo exhibition there. The gardens and park are quite pretty.

Thank anonym698
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Car, Carriages, Gardens, Greenhouse's, childrens play area, History of a working Bee Hive that's behind glass, Café, shop and working steam pumps, Traction engines some times in steam check web site. so plenty to do.

1  Thank michael4square
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and museum. Worth a visit. Excellent day out. Free of charge. Good for the kids. Has a good café, gift shop, free entry and parking on-site! Good day out for the kids. Can be educational as well as fun.

Thank Mariska H
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Earlier this week I visited Stockwood Discovery Centre. There is a wide selection of things to visit particularly the museum. We also ate in the Garden Cafe which was excellent value for money. A great place to visit!!

1  Thank JillWimbledon
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Pleasantly suprised by a really good day out. Not being familiar with the area it was an unplanned visit and myself and my teenage daughter reall enjoyed discovery all that was on offer! Highly recommended! Finished off with a lovely lunch in the cafe!

Thank Selina A
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Lots to see both indoors and out, great old coach collection too , free of charge and well recommend !!

1  Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This place is very good for the children. Nice cafeteria, with nice cakes. The playing ground gives lots of fun for the children. The museum also is very nice.

Thank herzsebet1963
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We popped in the centre last week for lunch and to visit the wildlife photography Exhibition stunning pictures again this year the standard doesn't drop Pleasant lunch no to crowded

Thank Ken S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were pleasantly surprised when we visited the Discovery Centre especially because it’s all free. We weren’t expecting all the wonderful interesting museum areas around the garden. So interesting to find out the history about Luton and the surrounding areas. The gardens are very nice...More

1  Thank Keelyimps
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Ilze R
11 March 2018|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Most probably, bus to Marsh Farm or Barton le Clay will probably drive down Stockingstone Hill and there are stops near lights at junction with Old Bedford Road. From there it is a 2 minute walk. Bus journey probably 15... More
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Barbyy B
1 April 2017|
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Response from Eric51 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the Discovery Centre is free, although some special events attract a charge.
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Amanda1904
24 February 2016|
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Response from LutonCulture | Property representative |
Hi, If you want to get a bus from Luton Town Centre then it is the Arriva bus No.321 from Church Street, Stop C9. The same number bus also departs from Harpenden , opposite The George Public House and St Albans , St Peters... More
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