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Welcome to Ousden Parish Council website.
Ousden is a small village in West Suffolk between Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket with a population of approximately 270 people. Ousden is on top of a hill, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with a good choice of walks. There are two circular walks around Ousden. A pdf leaflet of the walks is available to download.
If you would prefer a longer walk, there is circular walk which links the three village of Ousden, Lidgate and Dalham. Read About this Walk to find out more.
Why not combine a walk with a visit to the local pub? The village pub is called the Fox Inn and serves food. There is also an extensive beer garden. Dogs are welcome.
There are also three quiet lanes in Ousden. Read Ousden Quiet Lanes to find out what a quiet lanes is and where they are in Ousden.
Ousden has an excellent playpark and playing field which is situated in Front Street, next to the village hall.
The village church is called St Peter's Church. There is also a small chapel called St Barnabas.
Ousden also has its own Facebook page.