Bedfordshire Visitor information
An Introduction to Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire, with its traditional market county town of Bedford, is in the east of England and spreads from Luton and Dunstable up past Bedford, bordering Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire. The county features a ridge of the beautiful rolling Chiltern hills across the south and, with easy access to many cities and large towns of the south-east, many historic visitor attractions.
Things to do in Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire is home to Woburn Abbey and Safari park, a historic building surrounded by the animal kingdom. There is also the beautiful Wrest park with its French mansion and 90 acre garden. Bodyflight is the worlds largest indoor wind tunnel and home to a base jump and 35km zip-wire.
Travelling to Bedfordshire
London Luton International Airport, in Bedforshire is the nearest airport and has taxi and train services to the other areas of the county.
It would take an hour to travel from London to Bedforshire, using the M1 and A6 and A421. The other main road in the county is the A1.
The train running between Bedford to London Kings Cross takes 40 minutes. The trains are part of the East Midlands Network as well as First. The Euro Star stops at Luton Airport which is 15 minutes from Bedford station by train, meaning that the journey to Paris only takes 3 hours.
By Coach and Bus
National Express travels through the county of Bedforshire. The main bus operators in Bedforshire are Arriva and Stagecoach East.