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Pictures of Bedfordshire

A county in England

About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Bedfordshire

A picture of the remains of Houghton house, in Ampthill, Bedfordshire

Ampthill (12 Pictures)

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

Barton Le Clay

Barton Le Clay (13 Pictures)

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.....

Bedford River Scene

Bedford (71 Pictures)

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...

Clophill village green, Bedfordshire

Clophill (8 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Bedfordshire

A picture of Houghton House

Houghton House (24 Pictures)

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

Sunset in April at Rowney Warren, Nr Chicksands, Shefford, Beds

Rowney Warren (1 Pictures)

Rowney Warren is a lively woodland managed jointly by the Southill Estate and the Forestry Commission. The wood is predominantly.....

Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park (36 Pictures)

Where better to go for a great family day out than the zoo. Here, at Whipsnade, under the great open sky you can enjoy the.....

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