Days Out in Bedfordshire

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Map of Bedfordshire

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Studham Lane, Whipsnade, Dunstable, UK

Leighton Buzzard Railway

Page's Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4TG

Woburn Abbey

Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA

Brog Lake

Brogborough Lake Thrupp End Station Road Lidlington ,Bedford MK43 0SL

Ride Leisure

The Watersports Centre Wyboston Lakes Wyboston Bedfordshire MK44 3AL

Box End Park

Box End Rd, Bromham, Bedford MK43 8RN, UK

Kids World Soft Play Centre

9 Kingsway, Bedford MK42 9BJ, UK

Bedford Arts & Crafts Centre

Ampthill Road & Althorpe Street, Bedford MK42 9HE, UK

John Bunyan Museum

Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3EU, UK

Herrings Green Activity Farm

Herrings Green Activity Farm & Bird of Prey Centre, Cotton End Road, Wilstead, Bedford, UK

The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection, Biggleswade, UK

Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Wellingborough, UK

Information about Bedfordshire

Located in the East of England, Bedfordshire stands as a charming county that seamlessly blends rural tranquility with vibrant urban life. Bordered by Cambridgeshire to the northeast, Northamptonshire to the north, Buckinghamshire to the west, and Hertfordshire to the southeast, Bedfordshire is strategically positioned to offer a delightful array of activities and attractions.

The county town, Bedford, is a riverside gem along the Great Ouse, boasting historical landmarks such as the Bedford Castle Mound and the stunning St. Paul’s Church. Beyond Bedford, the charming market towns of Ampthill and Leighton Buzzard showcase Bedfordshire’s quintessential English countryside, each with its own unique character and historic charm.

Woburn Abbey and Gardens, a stately home set within a vast deer park, offers a glimpse into Bedfordshire’s aristocratic heritage. The Woburn Safari Park, located on the estate, provides an immersive wildlife experience for visitors of all ages.

Bedfordshire is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring the Greensand Ridge, a scenic chalk escarpment that provides breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The expansive Rushmere Country Park, with its woodlands, meadows, and lakes, invites visitors to explore nature trails and enjoy outdoor activities.

Cultural vibrancy thrives in Bedfordshire, with the annual Bedford River Festival attracting crowds with its lively atmosphere, riverfront activities, and vibrant entertainment. The county’s calendar is also punctuated by events like the Ampthill Festival and Leighton Buzzard’s Linslade Canal Festival, fostering a sense of community and celebration.

For aviation enthusiasts, the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Aerodrome showcases vintage aircraft, automobiles, and motorcycles, providing a fascinating journey through transportation history.

Whether strolling along the scenic embankments of the River Great Ouse, exploring historic estates, or partaking in cultural festivities, Bedfordshire offers a diverse range of activities for residents and visitors alike. This county, nestled in the heart of England, stands as an inviting destination where a rich tapestry of experiences awaits those eager to discover its unique blend of history, nature, and cultural allure.

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