Aspley Guise is a small village on the western fringe of Bedfordshire. The village has a population of approximately 2,400 in just under 1,000 dwellings.
Aspley Guise has its origins in1086, listed in the Domesday Book with 25 families. The name of Aspley Guise is believed to be derived from Aspen-Leigh meaning clearing in the aspen (alder) woods and from the de Guise family who owned much of the land during Tudor times and are best known through Mary de Guise, mother of Mary Queen of Scots.
For more information about the village and its community visit the village website here.
Contact for the Parish Council: the Parish Clerk:
Aspley Guise Enjoy and Explore Leaflet.
Recently Aspley Guise Parish Council, sponsored by Central Bedfordshire Council and the Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership, produced an informative leaflet about Aspley Guise, its history, its geology and wildlife, and a detailed map to enable residents and visitors to explore this ancient village. A copy of this leaflet can be found here