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Flitwick Town Guide

Flitwick Town Guide

Town: Flitwick
Postcode District: MK45

About Flitwick

A small town located in Central Bedfordshire with excellent transport links by road, bus & rail. Equidistant between Bedford and Luton (16km away) and close to the M1 with Junction 12 only 8km away.

Direct Rail links to London makes Flitwick great for commuting. St Pancras International can be reached in as little as 40 minutes & Luton Airport Parkway in 20 minutes.

According to the Office for National Statistics Flitwick’s growing population stood at 12, 998 in 2011.


Local services, shops and community events mean that it more than a commuter town, providing local residents with a large range of amenities.

Shopping & Leisure:

For leisure, Flitwick has a newly built state of the art Leisure Centre comprising of a 25m 8 lane Swimming Pool, Gym, Workout Classes, Courts & Climbing wall.

Nearby, the Tesco superstore & Co-op provide residents with food shopping opportunities. In the local area you’ll also find a variety of local shops, pubs, hairdressers, estate agents, local vets & Barclays Bank.


Flitwick has a Doctors Surgery & and a range of Dental Practices located within the town.A range of events and clubs are run at the local Flitwick Library which is located opposite Tesco in the town centre.

Managed by Flitwick Town Council, The Rufus Centre provides a great place for business, meetings & celebrations.

Flitwick has four churches: Flitwick Baptist Church, Flitwick Methodist Church, Flitwick Parish Church & Sacred Heart Church.


Flitwick has three lower schools (Kingsmoor, Templefield and Flitwick Lower School), a middle school (Woodland School) and Redborne Upper School in the neighboring town of Ampthill.

Places of interest:

Flitwick Moor Nature Reserve

Flitwick Manor Park

Flitwick Mill

Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul

Two Moors Heritage Trail

Regular events:

Flitwick Carnival

Classic Car & Bike Show

Sponsored by M&M Properties in 2017

Annual show held in the grounds of The Rufus Center

Market every Friday



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