Located in the county of Bedfordshire, and just a 35-minute train journey from central London, Bedford is popular with business and leisure travellers alike. With a rich history and thriving arts scene, Bedford is home to a variety of museums, landmarks, and attractions to explore, including the restored Castle Mound, which is renowned as having one of the finest riverside settings in the country. The town is also surrounded by quiet, unspoilt countryside. Bedford is conveniently close to Oxford and Cambridge, and has express services to London, Brighton, and the East Midlands.

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Where to eat...

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Amici Bedford
27 St Peter's St, Bedford MK40 2PN

72 High St, Bedford MK40 1NN

Where to drink...


Auction Room Bar
1 Duke St, Bedford MK40 3HD


The Castle
17 Newnham St, Bedford MK40 3JA

Where to go out...


The Quarry Theatre at St. Luke's
26 St Peters St, Bedford MK40 2NN


Castle Comedy Clubs (second Thursday of every month)
The Ent Shed, The Gordon Arms, 118 Castle Road, Bedford, MK​40 3QY

Where to shop...

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The Arcade
The Arcade, Bedford MK40 1NS

Indoor Shopping Centre

Harpur Centre
Horne Lane, Bedford MK40 1TJ


Where to visit...

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The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum
Castle Ln, Bedford MK40 3XD

Priory Country Park
Barkers Ln, Bedford MK41 9DJ



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