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About Bedfordshire

The County of Bedfordshire is the smallest of the 'Shires' and is in the South-Eastern part of central England. Void of Cities, Bedfordshire has some interesting Towns to visit including the Market Towns of Bedford (It's County Town in the North), Luton (South), Leighton Buzzard (Southwest) and Dunstable (South). From the Southern boarders of the County to London it is just 30 miles. It is a rural County which borders Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire. Popular Attractions include, Woburn Abbey - home of the Duke of Bedford and Whipsnade Zoo. View the pictures of Bedfordshire..

Recommended towns & villages in Bedfordshire

A picture of Ampthill

Ampthill

The lovely town of Ampthill lies sheltered by hills in the sandstone belt of Bedfordshire...

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Barton Le Clay

Barton Le Clay

The attractive village of Barton-le-Clay nestles at the foot of the beautiful Barton Hills, it is ringed by beautiful Bedfordshire countryside and is famous for its impressive.....

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Pony's

Bedford

Bedford is the historic County town of Bedfordshire with a beautiful riverside setting on the great River Ouse. John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's has strong associations with this town...

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Clophill village green, Bedfordshire

Clophill

A village surrounded by woodlands and famous for the art of straw plaiting used to make straw boater hats. Legend has it that Dick Turpin stopped here on his famous ride to York......

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Fledgling woodpecker

Dunstable

Henry I gave Dunstable its first "Royal" charter making it a market town, this was at the time he founded the town's Augustinian priory in 1131...

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Elstow Abbey Church. Elstow, Bedfordshire

Elstow

Elstow's fine Moot Hall is a building of 1500, this is a medieval market hall which is open to the public, it houses a collection illustrating John Bunyan's life and times...

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Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Old Warden

Old Warden is a sleepy Bedfordshire village with pretty honey-coloured thatched cottages and a wealth of other interesting buildings...

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Bedford Road roundabout, Sandy.

Sandy

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Silsoe High Street, viewing south Silsoe, Bedfordshire

Silsoe

Silsoe is mostly noted for Wrest Park, a mansion in French Chateaux style which was the home of the de Grey family...

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The Church of St Lawrence at Willington, Bedfordshire - Taken on 27-12-05

Willington

Willington lies on the south east outskirts of Bedford, it is most notable for its Dovecote, an oblong structure with nesting chambers and several stepped gables. Its stables are.....

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Recommended attractions in Bedfordshire

A picture of Cainhoe Castle

Cainhoe Castle

The remains of a late 11th or early 12th century motte and bailey castle with three baileys. Cainhoe castle was probably occupied.....

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Houghton House

Houghton House

Houghton House is a 3 story stately home built by Lady Pembroke in 1621. Houghton is reputedly the model for "House Beautiful" in.....

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Shuttleworth House, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Shuttleworth House

coming soon email: collection@shuttleworth.org http://www.shuttleworthcollection.co.uk/..

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Stockgrove Country Park, Leighton Buzzard

Stockgrove Country Park

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Hawker Cygnet Old Warden

The Shuttleworth Collection

The Shuttleworth Collection - a unique flying collection showcasing the first one hundred years of flight. This unique collection.....

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The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

The Swiss Garden

These glorious gardens, laid out in the early part of the 19th century, fully embrace the romanticism of the era. The fashion at.....

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Woburn Safari Park

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