Welcome to Visit Bedfordshire Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Bedfordshire

Visit Bedfordshire PlacesVisit Bedfordshire places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Bedfordshire places to visit. A unique way to experience Bedfordshire’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Bedfordshire as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Bedfordshire is a historic county in the East of England. The former county is now covered by three unitary authorities: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton. The highest elevation point is 243 metres (797 ft) on Dunstable Downs in the Chilterns. When you visit Bedfordshire, Walkfo brings Bedfordshire places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Bedfordshire Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Bedfordshire

Visit Bedfordshire – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 19 audio plaques & Bedfordshire places for you to explore in the Bedfordshire area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Bedfordshire places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Bedfordshire history

The first recorded use of the name in 1011 was “Bedanfordscir,” meaning the shire or county of Bedford. Bedfordshire was historically divided into nine hundreds: Barford, Biggleswade, Clifton, Flitt, Manshead, Redbornestoke, Stodden, Willey, Wixamtree.

Bedfordshire landmarks

Cardington airship sheds

The enormous Cardington airship sheds are situated to the south of Bedford, near the villages of Cardington and Shortstown. They were originally built for the construction of large airships during WW1. One has been used for many purposes including housing film sets for ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Batman Begins’

St Paul’s Church Bedford

St Paul’s Church, Bedford is a Church of England parish church. It is the Civic Church of the Borough of Bedford and the County of Bedfordshire. The large medieval and later church of cathedral proportions and iconic spire dominates the town.

Millbrook Proving Ground

Millbrook Proving Ground, near Junction 13 of the M1, has 70 kilometres (43 mi) of varied vehicle test tracks. Millbrook has a range of test tracks, including one of the world’s most famous test track sites.

Bedfordshire geography / climate

Most of Bedfordshire’s rocks are clays and sandstones from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The southern end of the county is on the chalk ridge known as the Chiltern Hills. The remainder is part of the drainage basin of the River Great Ouse and its tributaries.


Bedfordshire Climate photo

Bedfordshire is relatively dry, being situated in the east of England. Average annual rainfall is 597.6 millimetres (23.53 in) at Bedford. October is the wettest month, with 62.5 millimetre (2.46 in) and February the driest.

Why visit Bedfordshire with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Bedfordshire PlacesYou can visit Bedfordshire places with Walkfo Bedfordshire to hear history at Bedfordshire’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Bedfordshire has 19 places to visit in our interactive Bedfordshire map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Bedfordshire, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Bedfordshire places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Bedfordshire & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 19 audio facts unique to Bedfordshire places in an interactive Bedfordshire map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Bedfordshire Places Map
19 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Bedfordshire historic spots

  Bedfordshire tourist destinations

  Bedfordshire plaques

  Bedfordshire geographic features

Walkfo Bedfordshire tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Bedfordshire


Best Bedfordshire places to visit

Bedfordshire has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Bedfordshire’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Bedfordshire’s information audio spots:

Bedfordshire photo List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire is a county in the East of England. It is bounded by Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. It has an area of 1,235 square kilometres (477 sq mi) and population estimated in 2015 at 630,000. The name is first recorded in the treaty in about 879 between King Alfred the Great and Guthrum.
Bedfordshire photo List of local nature reserves in Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire is the fourteenth most densely populated county of England. It is governed by three unitary authorities, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton. The county town is Bedford, and the name is first recorded in the treaty in 879 between King Alfred the Great and Guthrum.

Visit Bedfordshire plaques

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Bedfordshire has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Bedfordshire plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Bedfordshire using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Bedfordshire plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.