Bedford attractions

Bedford attractions

Bedford signBedford is in the county of Bedfordshire, bordering Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. The southern end of the county is part of the chalk ridge known as the Chiltern Hills, while the River Great Ouse meanders through the county with the town of Bedford sitting on both banks. The fertile plain is crossed by winding roads linking the medieval villages and bustling market towns.

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Attractions Bedford Museum, Castle Lane, Bedford, MK40 3XD. Tel: 01234 353323. The collections of some 20,000 items cover the wide range of domestic, corporate, military and agricultural life as well as local crafts and industries. The Museum shop offers a variety of interesting and unusual gift ideas, including toys for children. A coffee machine with seating is available in the entrance hall. www.bedfordmuseum.org. Location: In the centre of Bedford.

Bedford Museum

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Attractions Bedford Castle is located in the town centre, off High Street. The earliest castle was built soon after the Norman Conquest of 1066. Damaged motte is all that remains. In the 19th century, the northern part of the motte was used as an icehouse. A major facelift for Bedford Castle Mound was completed in May 2004. Location: In the centre of Bedford.

Bedford Castle

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Attractions Twinwood Events Ltd, Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB. Tel: 01234 350413. Twinwood Events Limited was formed to promote the events and concerts held at the newly constructed outdoor arena atTwinwood Airfield.The Annual Glenn Miller Festival is now held each August bank holiday. The Glenn Miller Festival incorporates many top Big Bands. The Glenn Miller Museum is open during the warmer months at Weekends from 10.30am to 4pm. twinwoodevents.comAbout 2 miles north of Bedford.

Glenn Miller Museum

Attractions Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Huntingdon, PE28 0EA. Tel: 01480 860 505. Kimbolton Castle is best known as the final home (or prison) of King Henry VIII's first queen, Catherine of Aragon. Although the Castle now belongs to Kimbolton School, visitors can still see the impressive range of State Rooms, with an outstanding set of murals by Pellegrini. We regret that access to the State Rooms is difficult for visitors with limited mobility and that there is no wheelchair access. About 10 miles north of Bedford.

Kimbolton Castle

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