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New Homes in Bedford

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New Homes in Bedford

Make the Move

From lovely countryside to cultural sights and family fun, Bedford is a lively county town with a scenic riverside location on the River Great Ouse. With good transport links to nearby towns and cities including London, new houses in Bedford are great for commuters and families.

Transport links

There are two train stations in the town with the busiest being Bedford train station, the northern terminus of the Thameslink with National Rail services into London St Pancras, and through services to Gatwick and Brighton. The station is located on the Midland Main Line from Nottingham to London. The smaller of the two, Bedford St Johns, is on the Marston Vale Line running to Bletchley. Road links are provided by A roads including the A6 and A421, with the M1 just a short drive away.

A journey from Bedford to London takes around 50 minutes by train or an hour and 45 minutes by car depending on traffic. Cambridge can be reached in 45 minutes by car, while Northampton is 40 minutes away and Milton Keynes is 25 minutes away. Birmingham is a one hour and 30 minute drive via the M1 and M6.

For international travel, London Luton Airport is 40 minutes away by car.

Places of interest

From woodland walks to educational days out, residents of Bedford have plenty to see and do in the local area.

Addison Howard Park, Embankment Gardens, Russell Park and Bedford Park provide open parkland, children’s play areas, sports facilities and walking routes. Whereas Priory Country Park offers 360 acres of land to explore spanning lakes, woodlands and meadows. Marston Vale Millennium Country Park, Marston Vale Forest Centre and Harrold Odell Country Park are all just a short drive away.

Historic sites in the local area include Bromham Mill, The Roman Sandy and Woburn Abbey and Gardens. John Bunyan Museum explores the author’s life alongside Bedford’s local history.

There are plenty of opportunities to get active in the local area, with sports facilities including Robinson Pool, Oasis Beach Pool, The Bunyan Sports Centre, Box End Park and The Stables Equestrian Centre. Golf enthusiasts can play a round at Bedfordshire Golf Club, The Bedford Golf Club or Bedford and County Golf Club.

Family days out include Summerfield Miniature Railways, Birds of Prey Centre, Thurleigh Farm Centre and Woburn Safari Park. For theatrical entertainment, the town is home to The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s, The Place and Bedford Corn Exchange.

Educational facilities

There are a number of excellent schools in Bedford, with ‘Outstanding’ schools including Priory Lower School, St John’s School, St John Rigby Catholic Primary School, Castle Lower School and St Thomas More Catholic School. Independent schools include Bedford School, Bedford Modern School and Bedford Girls’ School, while higher education is provided by The University of Bedfordshire campus. 

Showing the closest developments to BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE

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Cygnet Mews

Wilkinson Road, Kempston, BEDFORD, MK42 7FN
2.1 miles from search location

Cygnet Mews is set in the historic town of Bedford. Moving here you will be kept busy with 3 shopping centres, a weekly market,...

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Marston Park

Gold Furlong, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, MK43 0EG
5.5 miles from search location
  • £ £00 To £535,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
Gross rental yield: 4.08% - 5.45%

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Greenkeepers Mews

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, MK40 4FS
0.5 miles from search location
  • £ £195,995 To £320,995
  • 2 & 4 bedroom homes
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Orchid Fields

Ridge Road, Kempston, BEDFORD, MK43 9BP
2.6 miles from search location

Orchid Fields is our beautiful development to the west of Bedford, offering all you need right on your doorstep. It sits just off...

Brooklands

Fen Street, Brooklands, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7ES
10.8 miles from search location

Our sought after Brooklands development offers the hustle and bustle of Milton Keynes with the peace and quiet of suburban...

Ladywell Park

Eastfield Road, Wellingborough, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN8 1PT
15 miles from search location
  • £ From £287,995
  • 4 bedroom homes

Madden Gardens

Blackhorse Road, Letchworth Garden City, HERTFORDSHIRE, SG6 1HB
15.1 miles from search location
  • £ £454,950 To £519,950
  • 4 bedroom homes

Fairfields

Caledonia Road, Off the Kiln Farm Roundabout, MILTON KEYNES, MK11 3ER
16.2 miles from search location
  • £ £219,995 To £439,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

The Ridgeway

Frenchs Avenue, Dunstable, BEDFORDSHIRE, LU6 1EH
17 miles from search location
  • £ £198,500 To £380,000
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, PE29 2LQ
18.3 miles from search location
  • £ From £345,995
  • 4 bedroom homes
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Bertone Manor

Warkton Lane, Barton Seagrave, KETTERING, NN15 5AA
20 miles from search location

Bertone Manor is a delightful development coming soon to Barton Seagrave, which will offer you a range of two, three and four...

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The Spires

Off High Leys, Houghton Road, St Ives, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB
21.6 miles from search location

The Spires is our brand new development located near to the wonderful riverside town of St Ives. The town has a thriving...

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