East Midland Mainline Trains to Bedford depart from St. Pancras International every 15 to 20 minutes. Trains reach Bedford in approximately 40 minutes. This is a long distance train which generally only makes a single stop at Luton. Bedford is also serviced by London Midland trains service. An alternative rail option is to take the First Capital Connect train service. Trains depart from Kings Cross Thameslink, Farringdon or Blackfriars. This stops at quite a few stations en route as it is a longer commuter train journey. It takes approximately an hour to reach Bedford.
Kid's World is a great attraction for families travelling in this area. Offering a play park for children, parents can sit back and relax with while they enjoy. Additionally, Summerfields Miniature Railway offers a great family trip and is perfect for younger kids. For evening entertainment, a range of shows for all ages are on offer at the local Bedford Theatre. The Harrold-Odel Country Park in Bedford is possibly the area's most popular attraction, coverign 144 acres of picturesque countryside. For adrenaline junkies, Palmersport offers thrilling activities with day-long driving experiences tutored by experienced guides.