The Embankment

Historic Guest Accommodation in Bedford, Bedfordshire

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7 THE EMBANKMENT
Bedford
Bedfordshire
England
MK40 3PD

The Embankment, Bedford

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Today the Embankment offers all the modern visitor could want. All bedrooms en suite. All rooms with telephone and television with Sky.

Wi-fi available for free through out the hotel and bar. The Embankment stands in a picturesque location on the banks of the River Ouse in the midst of Bedford's beautiful riverside setting overlooking tranquil gardens and the Victorian suspension bridge. However it is only a few minutes walk along the promenade to the busy town and shopping centre.

Higgins and Sons of the Castle Brewery founded the Hotel in 1891. The Brewery was set on the site of the old Bedford Castle which was destroyed hundreds of years before. Today the Old Brewery building is part of the Bedford Museum complex.

It is just a short stroll from the Hotel for visitors wanting to see the museum and the award winning Cecil Higgins Art Gallery alongside. The Beautiful and convenient location of The Embankment is just part of the appeal. It is complemented by a warm welcome friendly pub and a wide choice of meals in the restaurant and pub.

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Bedford Travel and Heritage Information

Bedford Castle - 0.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Higgins Art Gallery & Museum - 0.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Bedford, St Mary's Church - 0.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bedford, St John the Baptist Church - 0.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bedford, St. Paul Church - 0.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St. Peter de Merton - 0.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bedford School Chapel - 0.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Elstow Moot Hall - 1.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Elstow Abbey - 1.4 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Bromham Mill - 2.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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