The county town of the county of Bedfordshire, Bedford is a charming and scenic riverside town boasting some beautiful landscapes, an array of activities and facilities, and a convenient location close to places such as London and Cambridge. Whether you are staying for a weekend, a few days, or longer, you will always find plenty to keep you busy when visiting this town. Rich in culture and offering a range of historical and leisure pursuits, this town is ideal for those looking to relax amidst pleasant surroundings for a while.
For some history and culture, you can enjoy a visit to places such as the Bedford Museum, the John Bunyan Museum, or the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery. Enjoy a visit to the fabulous Bedford Castle, wander around the picturesque town and soak up the beautiful and historical sights, or simply take in the unique atmosphere of this colorful market town. Those into history, culture, and the arts will love this town, as will those that enjoy unspoilt beauty and nature.
There is plenty here for the holidaymaker seeking recreation and relaxation too. From parks offering a range of leisure facilities and beautiful gardens in which to relax, to shopping facilities, a wide range of dining options, and easy access to major cities where you can enjoy vibrant nightlife and many more attractions. Enjoy a guided tour of the town to really make the most of your time here, or immerse yourself in the local culture with events such as the Bedford River Festival.
Bedford has something to offer to every visitor, and whatever you can't find in the actual town itself you will have no problem finding in the surrounding county or one of the major cities nearby. When you visit this beautiful riverside location you can let your worries drift away, and spend your time enjoying the lively atmosphere, the warm ambiance, and the stunning scenery that can be found in Bedford.