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Bedford is a large historic English town in the heart of Bedfordshire.

It is a lively and charming university town situated along the beautiful banks of the River Great Ouse. London and Cambridge are 40 minutes away and there are frequent daily trains or buses to these destinations. Stansted, Luton and Heathrow airports are also nearby. Bedford has a rich cultural mix and provides modern shopping facilities, beautiful parks, museums, excellent sporting facilities, many restaurants and old English pubs. It is an ideal place to study, relax and enjoy yourself.

Please click on the following links to find out more about Bedford:

Tourist Information:
Swiss Gardens:


We have a range of accommodation options from host families, on campus accommodation, hotels and B&Bs. The Bedford Tourist Information Centre also a list of suitable accommodation. Their website is:

Social activities

There is plenty to see and do in Bedford, for example sport centres, bowling, music festivals, museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants. Teachers at the school can advise you on all of this. We can also advise you on visiting places of interest in Britain, such as Cambridge, Oxford, London and Brighton. If you would like to visit any of these places, please speak to a teacher at Larkhill who can help you plan your trip. During the Summer course we organise social activities as well as visits to local museums.

Bedford also hosts its national Fringe Festival
The Bedford River Festival takes place every 2 years in July.

Interesting facts about Bedford:


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