BEDFORDSHIRE

Bedfordshire is in the Midlands area.. Bedfordshire is within easy commute to London.

  • LOCATION: In the Midlands. With borders of Herts, Northants, Cambs & Bucks
  • KNOWN AS: Bedfordshire people are nicknamed Bulldogs" or "Clangers",
  • LARGEST TOWN: Luton
  • FAMOUS FOR: Hats and Cars (in the olden days!)
  • LEISURE: Dunstable Downs in the Chilterns
  • HOLIDAYS: Er No!
  • CULTURE: Mmmm can't think of anything! Ooh I Know John Bunyan (Pilgrims Progress)
  • MOST USEFUL! Near to London?
  • SIZE: Fairly small county. Approx 480 square miles.

MAIN TOWNS

 

HISTORIC/INTEREST

  DAYS OUT

LUTON
(used to be famous for hat making)
BEDFORD

The major town of Bedfordshire.
Has a University
Has an airport

BEDFORD (The River Ouse
- the fourth largest in England)
runs through Bedford.
An attractive County Town
Woburn Abbey & Safari park - web site

COUNTY COUNCILS
 
UNIVERSITIES
 
TRANSPORT
 
MAIN COMPANIES
 
LEISURE/HOTELS/HOLIDAYS
 
SHOPPING & RETAILERS

The Mall - Luton - web site

 
CULTURE
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 

Governing Bodies/Institutes/Associations
(Just click the names to go to the web site)

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