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Best things to do in Bedfordshire

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“For a day packed with animal encounters and wonderful wildlife, visit Woburn with over 80 species of animals including lions, tigers and bears. Today, it is an award winning attraction which makes a valuable contribution to conservation. Most of all, it is a place where families can enjoy being together and seeing animals in a beautiful environment. Your day out includes unlimited repeat circuits of the Road Safari drive through animal reserves, followed by adventures in the Foot Safari with a fantastic daily programme of keeper talks and demonstrations. Most of the leisure activities at Woburn Safari Park are included in your great value ticket price. ”
19 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Coffee, golf, cinema, restaurants, walks, canoeing and free parking for 5 hours”
14 locals recommend
Establishment
“Stockwood Discovery offers.. Free entry* Beautiful Gardens Award winning display of carriages Extensive local collection Ever changing exhibition Good children's playground Garden Cafe”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“offers beautiful views across Bedfordshire. Great for flying a kite, going for a pic-nic, a walk through the country side. Visitors center offers also light snacks. ”
12 locals recommend
Store
“Woburn Abbey first opened to the public in 1955 and has welcomed visitors from all over the globe. There are 22 rooms that you can experience, which house one of the most significant private art collections in the world. As you explore the many individual rooms of Woburn Abbey, you will also discover 18th-century French and English furniture, magnificent silver and gold collections, in the underground vaults, and a marvellous range of porcelain and many privately collected items treasured by generations of the Russell family. These captivating rooms and fascinating antiques show a personal side to a public family that has been instrumental in many significant periods of English history. ”
12 locals recommend
Premise
“Only 10 minutes away in the car. A delightful place to spend the day, as the collections in the Abbey are amazing. The Deer Park is a delightful ride round. The restaurant/tea room is well presented as is the gift shop. The Gardens are amazing. The Safari Park is very near too.”
8 locals recommend
Hotel
“Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa is one of the town's most iconic features. With acres of beautiful countryside, you can be sure to find a magnificent view in the grounds. If you play golf, you can enjoy a few rounds here too. Or if you prefer the idea of a luxury pamper session, make sure you book your treatment here.”
4 locals recommend
Zoo
“A bit further away from us but genuinely, "a great day out for all the family"! ”
15 locals recommend
Museum
“The Discovery Centre has an award winning display of carriages, extensive local collection, ever changing exhibitions, a nice playground for children, a well looked after garden and a Cafe where you can enjoy planespotting while sipping on tasty coffee. It is free entry too! 😊”
14 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Excellent paths for cycling or walking around the 9 miles circular route. There is bike hire and the Grafham centre offers food and drink.”
3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The Milton Keynes Coachway is interchange close to junction 14 of the M1 Motorway on the eastern edge of Milton Keynes, north Buckinghamshire, England. It supports coach services to cities, towns and airports on the M1 and on into Scotland, to Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports, as well as the east-west route to Oxford and Cambridge, and interchange between these services. There are also local bus services and nearby, a park and ride site. It is the second busiest coach station in the United Kingdom. Dating from 1989, it was the first of the UK's Coachway interchanges.”
4 locals recommend
Establishment
7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Europe's first permanent drag-racing venue. There is something on every weekend from the basic 'Run what Ya Brung' events to Monster Trucks, Firework festivals, Bug Jams and more. An experience you will struggle to find elsewhere. ”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great tasty Italian food, very reasonably priced. Nice indoor courtyard where you can have your meal.”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Just a short walk away from the grand union canal....good for walking running and biking”
5 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Whether you’re looking forward to seeing the latest Hollywood blockbuster, enjoying an evening of bowling and games, a night out wining and dining with friends or just want to burn some calories working out in a gym, The Galaxy offers all of this and more. A Leisure destination in the heart of Luton, The Galaxy provides fun and entertainment for all the family. It is home to many eateries, a 9 screen Cineworld Cinema, bowling alley, a state of the art Gym and much more. A fun and vibrant place, The Galaxy is easily accessible by car, bus and train and provides the ideal entertainment destination for you with a group of friends or the whole family.”
5 locals recommend