The Bell in Studham

“Real home cooking and more besides” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

STUDHAM, BEDFORDSHIRE

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Our View

This 500-year-old, Grade II listed pub is surrounded by some of Bedfordshire’s prettiest countryside and is close to Dunstable, Dunstable Downs, Whipsnade Zoo and Hemel Hempstead. The welcoming interior is full of beams and stacked logs ready for a winter fire. In summer, grab a table in the large garden and enjoy the panoramic views. From the menu expect sharing boards, home-made pies, roasts with all the trimmings, beer battered cod and triple cooked chips and even '99' ice creams. Authentic pizzas are cooked on the stone clay oven.

The Bell in Studham
Dunstable Road, STUDHAM, LU6 2QG
Phone : 01582 872460

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
  • Sports TV
Opening times
  • Open all year

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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