Rebuilt in 1911 in the style of Chequers, Putteridge Bury had been rebuilt several times since the Domesday Book in 1086 - when it was the manor of Lilley and had enough woodland for 40 hogs. Today, it is part of the University of Bedfordshire and a popular wedding venue.
Rebuilt in 1911 in the style of Chequers, Putteridge Bury had been rebuilt several times since the Domesday Book in 1086 - when it was the manor of Lilley and had enough woodland for 40 hogs. Today, it is part of the University of Bedfordshire and a popular wedding venue.

IN PICTURES: 13 villages and landmarks around Luton that are breathtakingly beautiful

Luton's reputation as a birthplace of industry, particularly the hat trade, is well-known. But few outsiders know about the town's history as a medieval settlement surrounded by villages which contributed to its later success.

Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 4:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th October 2020, 12:00 pm

The list is non-exhaustive, but here we look at 13 stunning villages and landmarks around Luton!

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