Tag Archive: Bedford
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The Millennium Country Park is truly one of the highlights of the Forest of Marston Vale. Set in 225 hectares of mixed woodland, grassland, meadow, lakes and wetland habitats, it offers a hugely diverse array of flora, fauna, and wildlife to behold. It’s also a true local success story, having totally transformed the landscape from the barren industrial wasteland previously occupied by the London Brick Company, to a place where thousands of people come to… Continue reading »
As one of Bedford’s great landmarks, St Paul’s Church stands as proud today as it ever has. Flanked by St Paul’s Square (A6) and the High Street, it’s a common site for many who pass through Bedford by road or foot, overlooked by Bedford County Court, Bedford Citizen’s Advice Bureau and Bedford Corn Exchange. The church’s roots date back to the first part of the 13th century (although it is thought that a place of… Continue reading »
If you fancy a day out away from the hustle and bustle of the town, you may like to consider a visit to Stevington Windmill. Stevington is a village just shy of five miles north of Bedford, laying equal distance from the A6 and A428, along the course of the River Great Ouse. It’s accessible via the number 25 bus service (currently run by Grant Palmer), taking about 14 minutes to reach from Bedford town… Continue reading »
Shefford may be a small market town in Mid Bedfordshire with a population of only five and a half thousand, but it is host to a couple of taxi companies. While this is probably due to the lack of decent public transport services in the area – the railway line between Bedford and Hitchin has long gone, and the current bus services are sporadic in both destinations and running times – for most journeys, private hire is the only way to go if you want to get in or out of town. Continue reading