Bedfordshire Castles

Bedfordshire is not blessed with an abundance of castles. Many of those that survive are little more than mounds covered with turf and softened by the passage of centuries. Some, like Bedford Castle, live on as much in the names of surrounding streets as in blocks of stone that we can view today.

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This 1st century British ruler was the model for Shakespeare's Cymbeline


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Charles I's 3rd Parliament opens

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Meppershall (Self catering)
Dolly, Meppershall


This detached, modern studio cottage is in the village of Meppershall in Bedfordshire and sleeps up to 4 people.
Sleeps 4

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Biggleswade (Self catering)
Shortmead Cottage, Biggleswade

Shortmead Cottage

This detached cottage situated on the owner's estate is one mile from the market town of Biggleswade and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Luton (Hotel)
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf And Spa

Luton Hoo Hotel Golf And Spa

Luton Hoo Hotel Golf and Spa is a magnificent 5 hotel surrounded by over 1000 acres of glorious parkland meadows woodlands lakes rivers and nature trails and offers fine dining luxurious accommodation and superb leisure facilities. Luton Hoo enjoys a beautiful rural setting. The … more >>

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Bedford (Hotel)
The Barns Hotel

The Barns Hotel

Situated in a beautiful riverside location within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens with free Wi-Fi parking and the wonderful WineGlass Restaurant The Barns Hotel is ideally located just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from the A1. The tranquil setting of the hotel offers … more >>

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