New homes in Marston Moretaine
Make the move
The village of Marston Moretaine in Bedfordshire is located between Bedford and Milton Keynes.
Surrounded by lovely countryside and with transport links to the surrounding areas, it’s a great choice for commuters. Those buying a new home in Marston Moretaine can enjoy the best of both worlds, enjoying lively locations by day before returning to a peaceful retreat.
Things to see and do
Village life is great in Marston Moretaine, with several useful facilities such as shops, a doctor’s surgery, schools and pub.
On the outskirts of the village lies the Millennium Country Park. Found in the Forest of Marston Vale and spread over 225 hectares, it’s a great place to unwind in your free time. A green flag award winner for several years, you can explore grasslands, woodland, meadows, lakes and wetlands on foot or by bike. The Wetlands Nature Reserve is managed for wildlife conservation, where you can enjoy bird and wildlife watching.
Bedford is less than eight miles away from the village, less than 15 minutes by road. Sitting on the banks of the River Ouse, you can enjoy the atmosphere of the market town, which has several historical features such as St Paul’s Medieval Church and Bedford Castle Mound. You’ll also find many restaurants offering a variety of different foods, while its museums such as the Panacea Museum, Higgins Bedford and John Bunyan Museum are further places to see its history.
Milton Keynes is also accessible in just 15 minutes. A lively city, here you’ll find several attractions and great shopping, entertainment, restaurants and bars.
There are several schools in the surrounding area of Marston Moretaine, while the nearby University of Bedfordshire offers an option for those going on to higher education.
Marston Moretaine has strong transport links by road, rail or air.
For those travelling by train, Millbrook Railway Station is about a mile from the village on the Marston Veil line. Bedford can be reached from here in 19 minutes, Milton Keynes in 36 minutes and London in one hour and 15 minutes.
If you’re travelling by car, Marston Moretaine is located on the A421 between Bedford and Milton Keynes, while air travel can be accessed at Luton Airport, which is just under half an hour away by road.