Bedford

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.

We offer fantastic new homes for sale in Bedford as well as developments in the surrounding areas such as Aylesbury, BedfordshireDunstableMilton KeynesMarston MoretaineWellingborough

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. 

Great Denham Park

Great Denham Park

Greenkeepers Road, Biddenham, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK40 4FS

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £464,995
Willow Grove

Willow Grove

Southern Cross, Wixams, Wilstead, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK42 6AW

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £215,995 to £550,000
Marston Fields

Marston Fields

Howes Drive, Marston Moretaine, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK43 0FD

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £399,950
Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

South East Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK17 8EW

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £226,995 to £414,995
Brooklands

Brooklands

Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MILTON KEYNES, MK10 7ES

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £230,995 to £632,995
Barratt Homes @ Clipstone Park

Barratt Homes @ Clipstone Park

Leighton Road, Leighton Buzzard, LEIGHTON BUZZARD, BEDFORDSHIRE, LU7 9NY

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £273,950 to £474,950
Fairfields

Fairfields

Vespasian Road, Fairfields, MILTON KEYNES, MK11 3ER

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £324,995 to £457,995
The Ridgeway

The Ridgeway

Frenchs Avenue, Dunstable, DUNSTABLE, BEDFORDSHIRE, LU6 1EH

Romans' Edge

Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2LQ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £469,995
Barratt Homes at  Romans' Edge

Barratt Homes at Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE29 2LQ

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £302,995 to £527,995
Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Peveril Street, Barton Seagrave, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN15 5LQ

  • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £254,995 to £495,995
Charter's Gate

Charter's Gate

Huntingdon Road, Thrapston, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN14 4NG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £224,995 to £375,995
The Spires

The Spires

Knights Way, St Ives, ST IVES, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £307,995 to £569,995
Saxon Rise

Saxon Rise

Blackthorn Crescent, Brixworth, NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN6 9WD

Northstowe, Cambridgeshire

Northstowe, Cambridgeshire

Pedersen Way, Cambridge, CB24 1BJ

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £236,995 to £577,995
Trumpington Meadows

Trumpington Meadows

Hauxton Road, Trumpington, CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB2 9FT

  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £424,995 to £770,000
Darwin Green

Darwin Green

Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB3 0LE

  • 1 and 2 bedroom homes
  • £314,995 to £429,995