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Stay in one of our beautiful Bedfordshire hotels and admire and marvel at the gentle, green landscape, the quintessential flavour of England! What could be more relaxing than picnicking by the River Ouse or birdwatching in the tranquil water meadows. Bedfordshire truly is a peaceful place.

Town and city breaks in Bedfordshire

Bedford is ideally situated between London, Oxford and Cambridge, allowing for quick and easy day trips through the beautiful English countryside. When booking hotels in Bedfordshire, aim to be as near to Bedford as possible. The city is lively and cosmopolitan with a rich history and heritage that can be seen in the famous Castle Mound and the Bunyan Museum, an establishment dedicated to recording the life of Bedfordshire local, John Bunyan. For lovers of nature and history, Luton's Stockwood Park, an estate housing some of the country's finest Period Gardens, several leading crafts museums and extensive golfing facilities, is certainly worth a visit. Certain areas of Stockwood Park are dedicated to demonstrating the evolution of English cultivation and gardening techniques, from the medicinal and herb gardens of the Middle Ages to the lavish and fancy 17th and 18th century gardens, inspired by the nations of the continent.

Holidays in the Bedfordshire countryside

If you're not looking for a city break when booking a hotel in Bedfordshire, take advantage of the beautiful rolling countryside. The shimmering waters of Stewartby Lake act as a gathering point for families and friends, while the nearby Water Sports Club offers a variety of activities including water skiing, power boat racing, angling and sailing. The beautiful Marston Vale Community Forest overflows with trails for hikers and cyclists, snaking and swerving through the ash and beech trees till you reach the Dunstable Downs, an area marked out for keen kite-flyers to enjoy the gusty hillside.

Attractions in Bedfordshire

Book ahead for an afternoon tea at the Duchess's Tea Room at Woburn Abbey - it gets very busy! It is where the ritual of afternoon tea was first invented by Duchess Anna Maria in around 1840, to bridge the gap between lunch and dinner. When booking a Bedforshire hotel, animal lovers should look in and around Dunstable, as Whipsnade Zoo, the sister establishment of London Zoo is located nearby. It is one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks and specializes in larger and more social species such as elephants, giraffes and wallabies than its counterpart in London. For history lovers, The Bedford Rooms is a must. It offers children and adults an opportunity to explore Bedford's history through scenes on a mural, illuminated by a lively narration. From the Norman invasion to the Twentieth Century, the Bedford Rooms, uses a thousand years of history to explain what makes Bedfordshire unique. Book a Best Western hotel in Bedfordshire for a memorable and peaceful short UK break.

Attractions in Bedfordshire:

Semi-State Rooms

Opening times:
Daily 9.45am-4.15pm Sep 2012 - Feb 2013 (annual)

The Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle © The Dean & Canons of Windsor
Changing of the Guard

Opening times:
Apr-July Mon-Sat 11am; Aug-Mar 11am alternate days and excluding Sundays; please visit the castle's website for full details Jan - Dec 2013 (annual)

Tottenham Hotspur Crest. Picture courtesy club press office.
Tottenham Hotspur FC 2012/13

Opening times:
18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

Arsenal FC 2012/13

Opening times:
18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

Queens Park Rangers 2012/13

Opening times:
18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

What's on in Bedfordshire:

Midnight Mass in New College Chapel

Dates Open:
24/12/2014 to 24/12/2014

2003 World Darts Champion, John Part. © Getty Images
World Darts Championship

Dates Open:
15/12/2014 to 02/01/2015

Club Kali

Dates Open:
20/02/2015 to 20/02/2015
16/01/2015 to 16/01/2015
17/07/2015 to 17/07/2015
19/06/2015 to 19/06/2015
18/09/2015 to 18/09/2015
17/04/2015 to 17/04/2015
20/11/2015 to 20/11/2015
20/03/2015 to 20/03/2015
21/08/2015 to 21/08/2015
15/05/2015 to 15/05/2015
16/10/2015 to 16/10/2015

Christmas & New Year Ghost Tour

Dates Open:
12/12/2014 to 08/01/2015

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Dates Open:
24/12/2014 to 24/12/2014

London Art Fair. Courtesy of London Art Fair
London Art Fair

Dates Open:
18/01/2015 to 22/01/2015

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