Self catering holiday cottages in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

Get away to the town of Bedford for a cottage break and enjoy staying in Bedfordshire’s county town.  With a riverside setting and plenty of shops and restaurants, Bedford has lots to offer visitors.  There are a number of galleries and museums within Bedford, for those in search of a bit of culture.


Facts about what Bedford offers for Self-Catering Holidays

For days out, Bedfordshire is home to an exciting array of attractions and England's capital city London is also within easy reach for days out.
 

Top Things to See and Do on a Cottage Break in Bedford

•    Bedfordshire is home to some interesting museums including the Museum of Military Intelligence at Shefford and the Shuttleworth Collection near Biggleswade where you can see an amazing collection of historical airplanes.  

•    Another place well worth visiting is Bletchley Park, 19 miles from Bedford, where the German’s code was broken during World War II.

•    If you enjoy outdoor activities, there are a great range to choose from near Bedford including walking, cycling, horse riding and watersports at Wyboston Lakes.  Relaxing walks and off-road bike rides can be enjoyed at the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine, where you can even hire bikes.

•    If you’re holidaying with kids, why not treat the whole family to a wild day out at Woburn Safari Park where you can enjoy a safari-type experience, right here in the UK.  Woburn is just half an hour’s drive from Bedford.

•    Another memorable day out can be had in Salcey Forest in nearby Northamptonshire, around 40 minutes’ drive from Bedford.  The tree-top walk where you can walk high up by the leaves and tops of the trees is an experience to treasure.

•    Bedford is only around 30 minutes’ train ride in to London and offers easy access in to England’s capital city.  Whether you want to visit the big smoke for a night out at the theatre or want to visit one of London’s world-class attractions such as the London Eye or one of the many museums, London offers a myriad of attractions and places of interest.

Whether you’re searching for a family holiday cottage or a romantic retreat, we hope you find the best place to stay for you in or near to Bedford and have a wonderful time in Bedfordshire.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Bedford, Bedfordshire, England:

Bluegate Farm Holiday Cottages, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England

2 bedroom country cottages, Home Counties.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed
Awaiting rating star

Two high quality farm cottages, each with its own private garden and impressive countryside views out towards the Chiltern Hills, just a short distance from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Woburn Safari Park and the Dunstable Downs.

Weekly Price from: £380

Maythorn Farm Barn, Stevington, Bedfordshire, England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Home Counties.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Stylish high quality 3 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion with lovely meadow views, just 5 miles from Bedford.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £500

We have no cottages within Bedford itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Bedford. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England