Blog (Features) - Experience Bedfordshire

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    Family friendly things to do in Bedfordshire this summer

    No doubt you’re all itching to get out of the house, especially now more restrictions are being lifted, with that in mind, we thought we’d give you a few suggestions of things you can do with the whole family in Bedfordshire this summer.

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    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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    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!

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    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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    Celebrate World Book Day in Bedfordshire

    With the various beautiful open spaces in and around Bedfordshire, it's no wonder that authors over the years have been inspired by the region. With film, Blinded by the Light, based on the book, Greetings from Bury Park, recently gaining attention, we’ve put together some of the books based in the county and some of the authors who live there for you to enjoy this World Book Day.

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    4 date ideas in Bedfordshire

    The county of Bedfordshire has lots of pretty and romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day, so we’ve put together a few suggestions for you of places around the county that you can take your loved one.

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    Romantic places to visit in Bedfordshire

    Love is in the air! There are plenty of ways to create that romantic atmosphere for Valentine’s Day while you’re in Bedfordshire. Head out into the county’s most beautiful areas and impress your partner with the awe-inspiring view!

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    Have a relaxing start to the new year in Bedfordshire

    Christmas and New Year is rarely as relaxing as we think it is going to be, between visiting family, going to parties, catching up with everyone and eating copious amounts of food, you can often end the Christmas period feeling more worn out than you started. If this sounds like you, why not start the New Year with a little bit of relaxation in the county of Bedfordshire?

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    Make your own Christmas clanger

    This Christmas why not celebrate in true Bedfordshire style by making a festive Bedfordshire Clanger? The Bedfordshire Clanger is one of the county’s delicacies, there are only a few places left where you can pick up this pasty like treat, which is savoury at one end and sweet at the other. If you don’t fancy trekking all over the country trying to track one down, why not gather your cooking equipment and make yourself a festive one to enjoy this season?

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    Great places to stay in Bedfordshire this Christmas

    If you’re looking for a chance to sneak in one more quick break before the Christmas holidays, why not escape the hustle and bustle and visit Bedfordshire for a few days? The county is full of beautiful countryside and far reaching views, including the breathtaking Dunstable Downs and the charming village of Woburn among others.

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