If you’re looking for somewhere easily accessible where you can escape the rat race and enjoy walks, wildlife, history and fun, then a holiday in Bedfordshire will not disappoint. Nature lovers will relish the picturesque surroundings, with a wealth of river paths, hiking trails and cycle routes on the doorstep, and animal enthusiasts and children will be mesmerised by the wildlife at Whipsnade Zoo and Woburn Safari Park. Not to mention the wild fallow deer and birds of prey that inhabit the Bedfordshire countryside.
A holiday in Bedfordshire offers historic sites aplenty, from the Priory Church of St Peter to the stunning house and gardens of Wrest Park, or you could visit the Shuttleworth Collecton at Biggleswade, home to an extraordinary array of vintage aircraft. And there is definitely something for both urbanites and country mice - spend the morning in the shops and cafes of Bedford, Dunstable or Kempston and then escape to Greensand Ridge or the Forest of Marston Vale for the afternoon. With London just an hour away and all this lovely countryside surrounding you, a holiday in Bedfordshire offers something for everyone.