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National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LQ, UK

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About National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

A beautiful natural location that was covered with trees, hedges, and shrubs planted in the form of a medieval cathedral. This incredible Tree Cathedral was created after the First World War in the spirit of "faith, hope, and reconciliation". The cathedral, which covers 26 acres, was begun in the interwar years in an effort to foster ‘Faith, hope and reconciliation’. The Tree Cathedral contains chapels meant for each of the four seasons.



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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo0.53km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

A huge wildlife park which was located at Whipsnade, which was one of two zoos that are owned by the Zoological Society of London.  It covers 600 acres. Due to its size, inside the park, visitors may walk, use the zoo's bus service, or drive their own cars between the various animal enclosures, or through an 'Asian' area where some animals are allowed to roam free around the cars.

Dunstable Downs1.26km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the East of England and one of the best-known viewpoints on the Chilterns ridge, which was situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. It attracts a lot of tourists and also its views are truly mesmerizing.

National Trust - Dunstable Downs, Chilterns Gateway Centre and Whipsnade Estate1.37km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the East of England and one of the best-known viewpoints on the Chilterns ridge. The chalk grasslands of the Downs have miles of footpaths and circular walks to enjoy.  Because of its elevation, Dunstable Downs hosted a station in the shutter telegraph chain which connected the Admiralty in London.  It was one of the iconic locations in this area and it will be a memorable moment too.

Icknield Way Trail2.44km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

The Icknield Way Trail passes along an ancient chalk ridge but there is a variety of landscapes to view including flat fenland and rolling chalk downland, as well as picturesque villages and ancient beech woodland. It is generally said to be one of the oldest roads, the route of which can still be traced, being one of the few long-distance trackways to have existed before the Romans occupied the country.

Icknield Way3.22km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Icknield Way Trail is a long distance footpath in East Anglia, England. It  is unique among long-distance tracks because it can claim to be "the oldest road in Britain". It runs from the end of the Ridgeway Path at Ivinghoe Beacon, near Tring, to the start of the Peddar's Way at Knettishall Heath.

Ivinghoe Beacon4.82km from National Trust - Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Ivinghoe Beacon is one end of the ancient path The Ridgeway, which stretches 85 miles from Overton Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire. It is a popular spot for walkers and sightseers. Model aircraft enthusiasts also use lift generated by the wind blowing up the hill to fly their unpowered aircraft – a technique known as slope soaring.

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Bedfordshire is not only a wonderful county to live in, but also to visit and enjoy with all the family. Bedfordshire is the ideal location for a day trip, especially from the neighbouring areas of London, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. There is so much to do, you’ll wish you were staying longer, so be sure to make a list of all the places.