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Building started on the Village Hall in 1979 and it was finally opened in 1981. It was the first of its kind in Sandy offering meeting rooms, changing facilities and a hall that could be hired for social events, all at one address.

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Schools in Sandy are 3 tier (lower, middle and upper) as are the rest of the schools in Central Bedfordshire.

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Our funky Camping Pods sleep up to 4 guests. The table and sofas converts into a double bed, and two pull out cube sofa chairs mean the kids can also experience this holiday with a difference..

Sandy Balls has a selection of 2 and 3 bedroom lodges sleeping up to 6 guests. A number of these lodges have been specially adapted making them wheelchair accessible.  Wider doors, wheelchair access to cooker and sink, beds suitable for a hoist (own hoist required) and wet room with level access shower all help enable wheelchair users to enjoy their stay.  All the main facilities have wheelchair access so everyone is able to enjoy a swim or dinner in one of our restaurants.

It was a Sandy Town Council initiative with support from local sports clubs because of the need for dressing rooms. The project was funded by Sandy Town Council, grants from other sources and the inhabitants of Sandy.

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There is a statue of William Peel VC in the south transept of St Swithun's Church.[13] Opposite the church across the High Street stands the Sir William Peel pub.

Sandy is referred to in the Domesday Book, as Sandeia, a derivation from the Old English Sandieg, meaning a sand-island. In 1086 Sandy was listed in the Domesday Book as being held by Eudo Fitzhubert, who is likely to have been the tenant. He was probably also known as Eudo Dapifer, who was a high steward for William the Conqueror, and based in Colchester Castle.[3]

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Click on the navigation buttons at the top of the page to find out how to hire the hall, become a member of the social club and much much more.

Sandy is probably best known today as the headquarters of the RSPB.[1] The Society moved to the Lodge, on the outskirts of the town, in 1961. The Shuttleworth Collection is also nearby, around 2 miles (3 km) south west of Sandy. The Riddy is a flood meadow on the Ivel and local nature reserve.

Sandy is situated on the A1 which hugs the western edge of the town. The A603 leads west towards Bedford; the B1042 leads east towards Potton and Cambridge. There are a number of bus routes, principally the 73 from Biggleswade to Bedford.

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Girtford Bridge itself was built in 1780–82 to the designs of the Rutland architect John Wing (1728–1794) assisted by his son John Wing (1756–1826)[12]

The Varsity Line, which connected Oxford to Cambridge, also ran through Sandy, stopping at Girtford Halt railway station, at the north end of the bypass. From Bedford to Sandy, the line is now part of the NCR 51 cycle route.

An archaeological dig in May 2006 revealed that the area may have been settled earlier than 250 BC.[2] However Sandy was a Roman settlement and was probably an important trading centre and staging post in the Roman era. An ancient hill fort, now heavily wooded and traditionally known as "Caesar's Camp" although more commonly called "the sand hills" or "the lookout", still overlooks the town.

This is our basic camping option and does not have electric or water hook up. A 3 night minimum stay applies.

We also have Super pitches available for larger motorhomes and RVs with 16 AMP electricity, 11×11 m gravel area and larger grass surroundings.  These are charged an additional £5 per night. To book a super pitch please call us directly so we can accommodate you with the most suitable one. Vehicles up to 31ft are accepted.  Please note vehicles over 28ft will incur an additional charge of £5 per night.

Sandy has been twinned with the town of Malaunay in France since 1982,[8] as a result of which the Sandy Twinning Association was also established.[9] The Association has also recently developed links with the town of Skarszewy in Poland.[10]

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With electric lighting, a fridge, TV and kettle, you have everything you need to enjoy some glamping!  And the double insulation will ensure you stay cosy and warm all year round!

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A complimentary early check in from 2.30pm means you can start your holiday the moment you arrive. A fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher takes the hassle out of relaxing evenings spent at home. TV’s in the lounge and master bedroom, and a DVD player will keep the whole family entertained.

Our Premium Plus Lodges have all the qualities of our Laid Back Lodges along with some extras to make your stay even more special. Choose from a 2 or 3 bedroom lodges located in some of the best locations across the estate

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Thirty years on Sandy Village Hall has been extended and refurbished several times to keep up with the fast expansion of Sandy's population. It was built for the then community of Sandy and it is STILL a community building, serving the people of Sandy daily.

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Sandy has a railway station which is on the East Coast Main Line. Services north to Peterborough and south to London King's Cross are provided by Thameslink and Great Northern.