Shop like a local

Visit Bedford town centre or take a walk off the beaten track and you are sure to find one of our many independent shops, nestled among the big brands and household High Street names. From TK Maxx, Next and Primark to Slide Records, Boutique Planet or Mayson’s Menswear there’s something for the most discerning of customers.

St Paul’s Square and Harpur Square host weekly traditional and speciality markets from Wednesday to Saturday, contributing to the vibrant town centre.