image for Walking Route item typeBedford 'Did You Know?' Trail at Bedford

Walking Route

Town - Bedford

Town - Bedford

Address

High Street,
Bedford,
MK40 1RN

Details

A self-guided walk through Bedford highlighting its historic past and the lives of its famous citizens. Please allow 90 minutes for the walk.

Bedford is easily accessible from the M1 via the A421 or from the A1 via the A603.

Parking is available in short and long stay car parks situated in the town centre and there is also a park and ride service.

Start description
This walk begins at the John Bunyan statue at the corner of the High Street and St Peter's Street.

Start Nat GR TL050500

Walk Route: Bedford

Directions

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Map reference: TL 051497  Lat: 52.13560 Long: -0.46582

The County Town of Bedfordshire, located on the junction of the A6, A421 and A428, about 15 miles north-east of Milton Keynes and 18 miles north of Luton. Bedford is around 40 miles north of London and is reached via the A421, from junction 13 of the M1 motorway.

Bus: Bedfordshire Bus Info line: 01234 228337, Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm
Travel Line: 0870 6082608, 7 days a week, 7am -10pm
Train: National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950 24 hour service

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from St John Bedford Rail station