Bedfordshire Historic Houses

One historic house towers (metaphorically) over all others in Bedfordshire. Woburn Abbey is one of the nation's great treasure houses, and it justifiable draws a huge number of visitors every year. Luton Hoo could justifiably claim to rival Woburn, at least before it was turned into a luxury hotel. If you want to avoid the crowds of Woburn, why not opt for a visit to Wrest Park, with its formal gardens. Or see the ruins of Houghton House, thought to be the model for John Bunyan's House Beautiful.






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British History Quiz

This devout king was the son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma, daughter of Richard III of Normandy



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This Day in British History

21 January, 1510

Henry VIII's first Parliament meets

Henry must have been pretty pleased - Parliament granted him poundage, tonnage, and wool duties for life

Monarch Mayhem

The second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, he ruled only 3 years before being deposed



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Sharnbrook (Self catering)
The Dower House, Sharnbrook

The Dower House

A semi-detached house set near the town of Bedford in Bedfordshire, it can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Bedford (Self catering)
The Old Post Office, Bedford

The Old Post Office

This detached cottage is located in the lovely little village of Cople near Bedford and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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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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Bedford (Hotel)
Moggerhanger Park

Moggerhanger Park

Located on the A603 2 miles from the A1 at Sandy and just 4 miles from the A421 Bedford Bypass Moggerhanger Park B&B is a beautiful Grade 1 listed house situated in the heart of Bedfordshire countryside. For the leisure or business traveller we offer stunning guest accommodation with a … more >>

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