Bedfordshire Quick Facts & Figures

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Bedfordshire is located in the East of England within easy reach of both the Midlands region and London and the South East region. Prominent towns in the area include Luton, Bedford, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard.

Bedfordshire includes the Chiltern Hills an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, popular with cyclists and walkers, it offers visitors the best in the English countryside. The north of the county is more rural with the south more urban offering visitors a mix between town and country. The region includes a number of small towns and villages. The area includes a number of attractions for visitors to explore, attractions include Shuttleworth Collection, Houghton House, Woburn Abbey, Woburn Safari Park and the Chiltern Hills. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year

Bedfordshire Quick Facts

Population: 614,800

Region: East of England

Area total: 1,235 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01234 (Bedford), 01582 (Luton)

Postcode Area LU (Luton, Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable), MK40-5 (Bedford).

Closest Airports: London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport.

Local Food: Bedfordshire Clanger.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Bedford, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Kempston and Houghton Regis.

Famous Attractions: Shuttleworth Collection, Woburn Abbey, Woburn Safari Park, Houghton House and the Chiltern Hills.

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