Looking for a new home in Bedford?

Bedford is in an excellent location just a 40-minute train journey north of London. New homes here in Bedfordshire have become the ideal choice for balancing family life with commuting to London and to the Midlands. The county's central position puts Northampton, Cambridge, Luton and Milton Keynes within reach too. There are strong transport links to match, with the M1 to the west of the town and the A1 to the east.

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Living in Bedford

Travel and transport

The A6, A421 and A428, link Bedford to the surrounding area. Milton Keynes, Northampton, Cambridge and Luton can all be reached in well under an hour by road, while the nearby M1 puts the Midlands within easy reach too. Services from Bedford train station take you to London St Pancras in just 40 minutes. The nearest airport is Luton, 22 miles away.

Local information

Bedford is well served for shops and amenities and it has the friendly feel of a market town. The shops in the main high street are supplemented by the independent local shops in The Arcade, and for national brands the Harpur Centre is a popular venue. Two weekly markets continue a long-standing tradition here and are part of the town’s heritage. For entertainment and culture, there's a cinema, art gallery and museum.


Local schools

Bedford offers a wide choice of schools and child-friendly facilities. Nursery, primary, and secondary schools mean that there are several options for education. Priory Primary School and Bedford Free School have achieved Ofsted 'Outstanding' ratings. There is an international school and a school for children with special educational needs.