Southill is a beautiful village in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside. The fabulous Shuttleworth with its collection of 20th Century aircraft and beautiful gardens is right on the doorstep, as are the beautiful Rowney Woodlands with some delightful woodland walks. Slightly further afield is the county town of Bedford., just a 25 minute drive. At the pub we welcome walkers and cyclists and well behaved dogs with drinks and bar snacks served daily. There is plenty of parking and both outdoor and indoor seating. 




The county town of Bedford is just a 25 minute drive away. A traditional English market town situated on the banks of the River Ouse and centred on a medieval castle and the 13th-Century parish church of St Paul.

There are lots of interesting things to see and do including The Higgins Bedford art galleries and museum, The Pancea and  The John Bunyan museum.


The city of Cambridge is come to the famous university of the same name and is centred around the river Cam.

Things to see and do other than walking round the beautiful town centre include the Fitzwilliam museum, Cambridge Junction art gallery and of course punting on the river Cam




The Shuttleworth collection and gardens are just a seven minute drive away from the pub. 

A great family day out with  amazing gardens, woodland sculpture trail and of course the unique collection of vintage aircraft

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Herrings Green Activity Farm & Bird of Prey Centre

A family-friendly attraction in Wilstead, Bedfordshire. With lots to do including owl handling, flying displays, tractor and trail rides and alpaca meet and greets.

The centre is also home to one of the UK’s largest collections of birds of prey, with over 200 birds  to see.

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Stotfold Mill

Stotfold Mill and Nature reserve is just a 15 minute drive from the White Horse Pub.

The nature reserve is open all year, the mill is only open on certain dates so please check.

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RSPB The Lodge

RSPB The Lodge is a nature reserve run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. It is located south-east of the town of Sandy, Bedfordshire.

You can explore the beautifully managed gardens, the Iron Age banks and ditches on Galley Hill and wander the five miles of trails.

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Summerfields Minature Railway

Just a seven minute drive from the pub, Summerfield’s Miniature Railways is a hidden gem in Bedfordshire. Opened 20 years ago take your little one for the ride of their life on top of  an adorable miniature railway. 

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Local Walks

Rowney Warren woodlands is a seven minute drive away. With ample parking, well trodden paths and mountain trails. 

The perimeter takes around an hour to walk, perfect to work up an appetite before a visit to the White Horse. 


Check out a circular walk and map at