Blog (March 2020) - Experience Bedfordshire

  • christmas parties for waterfront hotel
    In News

    Start planning your Christmas parties with Waterfront Hotel

    Christmas will be here before you know it and after everything that 2020 has thrown at us, we’re all due a party come the festive season. If you’re in the mood to see the year out with a bang, make sure to take a look at the party packages on offer from the Waterfront Hotel.

  • films in beds
    In Features

    Did you spot Bedfordshire in these films?

    One way we can get through this lockdown is by having a movie marathon and with so many streaming sites and films appearing on TV these days, why not see if you can spot recognisable Bedfordshire locations while you watch them? Here are a few films that were made in Bedfordshire to get you started!

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    In News

    Flitwick station marks 150th birthday with accessibility improvements

    Flitwick’s train station is one of several rail stations to benefit from a government grant to make accessibility improvements. The funding will provide new lifts and a new footbridge at the station, with the announcement being made in the station’s 150th anniversary year.

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    In Features

    If you’re self isolating, here are five books set in Bedfordshire to enjoy

    Just because you’re unable to visit some of Bedfordshire’s top attractions or spending too long outside in the county’s countryside right now, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy an adventure or two. These five books are all set in Bedfordshire, so you can experience some of the region’s towns and villages from your own home, all while occupying your time!

  • spider monkey at woburn competition
    In News

    Names chosen for Woburn's squirrel monkeys

    You might remember a few weeks ago Woburn Safari Park were on the hunt for inspiration to name the park's newest arrivals, some baby squirrel monkeys. Well, after being inundated with responses, they have now announced that the monkeys have been named. 

  • snowdrops
    In Features

    Five gardens to visit this spring

    Spring is a great time of year to explore the various parks and gardens around the county, not only do we have the birds tweeting as they start making their nests but the spring flowers are in full bloom and the landscapes and are a mass of colour. Bedfordshire has a number of lovely green spaces to visit, so we’ve put together five options of gardens to visit at this time of year.

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    In News

    Update from the Culture Trust Luton

    With the current uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus and the ever changing situation, the team at the Culture Trust Luton have released the following statement.

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    In News

    Self isolate in the countryside with National Trust

    Government advice is to self isolate where possible, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay stuck indoors for the duration, you are still able to explore wide, open spaces as long as you keep the recommended distance from other visitors. When it comes to enjoying the outside spaces in the county, the National Trust are here to help.

  • mothers day
    In News

    Things to do this Mother’s Day in Bedfordshire

    Mother’s Day isn’t just a day to celebrate mothers, you can use it to show appreciation for all the women in your life, so if you’re looking for things to do for Mother’s Day this year, why not escape the city and spend some time in Bedfordshire? The beautiful countryside offers much in the way of relaxing walks, the parks are great locations for a family picnic and the region’s history and attractions give you plenty of things to do that will amuse the whole family.

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