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Get the latest guides and information from the Bedford area.
To view a digital version of Bedford & Beyond 2012 our annual visitor guide alternatively you can download individual PDF's under the relevent sections:
Where to stay, Where to eat and Things to do
and an annual events guide 2012 under the What's On section
Discover for yourself Bedford’s history, spanning more than a thousand years in a trail leading around the Castle Mound and through the Castle Gardens of the Embankment area of the River Great Ouse which is one of the most central and attractive features of the town.
The renowned collections of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum, close by The John Bunyan Museum make up Bedford's Cultural Quarter
Out of town the country lanes will take you through some of the prettiest villages in the county, with traditional pubs, open farms and typical English village activities including annual fetes, open gardens, church cream teas and unique attractions in the 306th Bombardment Group Museum, The Glenn Miller Museum and Museum of Military Intelligence.
No lack of excitement here either with skydiving, paintballing, microlighting, 4x4driving, drag racing, water-skiing, performance car driving, target shooting, horse-riding, safari park adventures and stately homes all just a short distance from the town centre.
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John Bunyan is perhaps Bedford's most famous son. The 17th century tinker- turned preacher and author of, one of the most well known books of all time, ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’.