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Located on the River Ouse – no matter whether you are here to work, relax, study, eat, drink or be entertained, Bedford and surrounding area has lots to offer. If you’re a fan of wildlife, then a stay The Embankment is right up your street. With Bedford Park, Wrest Park, Woburn Safari Park and Whipsnade Zoo, the possibilities are endless. After a busy day, join us back at the pub for a plate of something delicious before resting your head.

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park is a wild animal park, set in over 360 acres of beautiful parkland. Home to over 1,000 wild and exotic animals, and the perfect day out for animal encounters and visiting wonderful wildlife. As a multi award-winning visitor attraction, Woburn makes a valuable contribution to conservation, and is a place where families can enjoy being together, seeing animals in a beautiful natural environment.

Stowe National TrustThe scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons. Full of hidden meaning, the gardens were created as an earthly paradise and still cast their spell today.

Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, formerly known as Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, is a zoo and safari park located at Whipsnade, near Dunstable. It is one of two zoos that are owned by the Zoological Society of London, a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

Bedford Park

Bedford Park is a Grade Two listed English Heritage Victorian park in the north of Bedford. Created in 1888 it is the largest urban park in Bedford and contains a lake, multiple play areas and sports facilities.

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Discover the stories of real people behind the collections from prehistoric times today. With free entry, beautiful gardens, children’s playground and café, Stockwood is the perfect place for an adventure.  Highlights include: The Wenlok Jug – a rare medieval masterpiece with strong links to Luton’s history, Luton’s last tram, The award winning display of Mossman collection of carriages – the largest collection of its kind on display in the UK.