Whether you like high-octane thrills or you're interested in
history and the arts, if you want to entertain the family, or
simply want to relax and enjoy quiet, unspoilt countryside, come
and visit Bedford and north Bedfordshire.
The county town of Bedford is in one of England's smallest
counties, flanked east and west by tourist hotspots like Oxford and
Cambridge and just a 35 minute train journey from central
Renowned as having one of the finest riverside settings in the
country, enjoy panoramic views of the River Great Ouse from the
restored Castle Mound; all that remains of Bedford castle, which
was destroyed in the siege of 1224.
Bedford What's On Guide