New Homes in Kempston
The town of Kemptson is located in Bedfordshire within easy reach of Bedford, Milton Keynes, Cambridge and Luton. Buying a new home in Kempston will place amenities and attractions on the doorstep, while also being near to major towns and cities.
Things to see and do
Kempston and its surrounding areas have plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Saxon Centre, its name hailing from the Saxon cemetery on which it was built. For more choice, the Retail Interchange Park is within easy reach where you’ll find a selection of high street brands.
There is plenty on offer for families with children. Kempston Outdoor Centre offers the opportunity to try a variety of activities such as kayaking, abseiling, archery, high ropes course, canoeing and navigation. Addison Howard Park, also within easy reach of Kempston offers a play area, sand pit and toys. Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy visiting here as it’s home to a large number of squirrels and other animals. Kids World is another option which offers a play centre and gives mums and dads an excuse to relax with a coffee.
Nearby Bedford also offers several attractions. Broomhall Mill offers baking and craft activities alongside guided tours, while the John Bunyan Museum allows you to step back in time and brush up on your historical knowledge. The Kiln is another day out for families offering ‘painting on pottery’ workshops which give you the chance to create your own pieces. Relaxing days out can be enjoyed at Embankment Gardens and Russell Park which includes a play area, putting green, water meadows, bandstand and café.
Riverside walks can be enjoyed along the River Ouse with several footpaths allowing you to enjoy the surrounding countryside.
Kempston Transport links
Kempston has strong transport links and is within easy reach of many major towns and cities including Elstow, Biddenham, Stagsden and Bedford. With strong road links, the A1 and M1 (junction 13) are the easiest way into the town.
The nearest train station is Kempston Hardwick Railway Station which is served by London Midland trains. The closest airport is Luton where you can get domestic, national and international flights.