10 things to do in and around Bedford that won’t break the bank:
1- Bedford Park Run. Kick start your Saturday with a 5km Parkrun or Sunday with a 2k Junior one (arrive at the bandstand by 8.50am for the briefing and 9am start on the Saturday and the junior one on a Sunday is at Jubilee Park, also meet at 8.50am)
2 – A trip to one of Bedford’s Libraries.
3 – Bird Watching at Priory Marina
4 – Mowsbury Park and Putnoe Woods with sports pitches, tennis courts, play park, outdoor gym area, bike track and a cafe.
5 – Invest in Bedford Treasure Trail (£6.99) – download from here – an engaging way for children to learn about Bedford’s past.
7 – Visit the Deer Park at Woburn, park for free on Park Street and when you’ve sighted the Deer you can visit antique shops and cafés in picturesque Woburn.
9 – The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum for regular exhibitions and workshops.
10 – Head to Moor Lane or Kempston skate parks with your skate boards or scooters.