Barns Hotel

“Quaint and homely hotel with friendly staff” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE

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Our Inspector's View

A tranquil location on the outskirts of Bedford, friendly staff and well-equipped bedrooms all combine to make this a good choice. Cosy day rooms and two informal bars add to the hotel's appeal, while large windows in the restaurant make the most of the view over the river. The original barn houses the conference and function suite.

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4 Star Hotel
Barns Hotel
Cardington Rd, BEDFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE, MK44 3SA

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 49
  • Family rooms: 0
  • Bedrooms Ground: 18
  • Free TV
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Leisure
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 90
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers
Room Rates
  • Single room, minimum price: £69
  • Double room, minimum price: £69
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 90

About The area

Discover Bedfordshire

At its most southern point, Bedfordshire is only 35 miles from London Waterloo, so there’s a good reason for the UK’s fifth busiest airport to be called London Luton Airport. The county is one of England’s smaller in terms of area, but more than makes up for it in terms of business HQs and visitor attractions. Among the most popular of these, and among the top attractions in the UK, is ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, founded in 1931, and now covering around 600 acres.

Along similar lines Woburn Safari Park opened more recently (in 1970) and is just over half the size. Fans of old flying machines or cars will enjoy a visit to the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden, a tiny village near Biggleswade. Among the oldest examples in the collection are a pioneering French Blériot XI from 1910, and a number of early French and German automobiles from the very late 19th century. 

Bedford itself is located on either side of the River Ouse, and has a large Italian population, descended from those who came to work at a local brick factory in the 1950s.

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