It may be the third smallest county in England, after Rutland and the Isle of Wight, but Bedfordshire offers multifarious delights. It’s a county of picturesque villages and historic houses, mills and farms, woodland and nature reserves, great views from the Chilterns escarpment and with well-established walking and cycle routes. In the Bedfordshire heartlands are to be found two of England’s leading animal attractions, Woburn Safari Park and Whipsnade Wildlife Park.
The Great Ouse and the Grand UnionCanal, once commercial arteries, are finding anew role as leisure attractions, with miles of scenic walks or leisurely cruises to be enjoyed. The south of the county is dominated by the towns of Luton and Dunstable, while the central region of Bedfordshire is an area of ancient settlements and a rich diversity of places to see.
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