Recommended hotels in Bedford
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The Barns Hotel, Bedford, is situated in a beautiful riverside location, within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens, yet it is just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from A1. The tranquil setting offers Bedford accommodation with views of the great River Ouse and the local country park and wonderful grounds in which to stroll and relax. For more strenuous activities, guests at The Barns Hotel, Bedford also have FREE access to The Oasis Beach Pool and Images @ Oasis fitness facility.See more
Information about Bedford
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire in England.
This historical town, which is set on the banks of the River Ouse, is located near London, Oxford and Cambridge.
There is much to see and do in Bedford including some interesting museums and art galleries. Perhaps the most important is the Bedford Museum, located in the former Higgins and Sons brewery; this museum is surrounded by the picturesque gardens of Bedford Castle.
Over the years, the town has been associated with many famous people. The writer and preacher John Bunyan, the Archbishop Trevor Huddleston and the comedian Ronnie Barker were born here, and residents have included Glenn Miller and his band, during the Second World War, and John Howard.
Pleasant parks and gardens give this town an attractive, natural feel and here you can wander among flowers, plants and lovely ancient buildings. However, the place has all the modern comforts too, with quality hotels, pubs and restaurants.