Woodlands Event Centre
“Modern hotel specialising in events and business conferences” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Thermal imaging cameras on entry to the venue, all team members and guests will be screened on entry. Those with a raised temperature will undergo a second test via an ear thermometer, if the second reading is over temperature then arrangements will be made for the individual to leave site
Our Inspector's view
Woodlands Events Centre is ideally situated in 380 acres of grounds just off the A428 and A1, between Bedford and Cambridge. The modern bedrooms are contemporary in style and well equipped, while public areas include a large open-plan lounge bar area, an adjacent restaurant and a coffee shop. Guests also have access to the nearby leisure club, gym, indoor pool and an 18-hole golf course.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 120
- Family rooms: Array
- Bedrooms Ground: 58
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Golf Course
- Private fishing
- Gym available
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 180
- Accessible bedrooms: 3
- Single room, minimum price: £89
- Double room, minimum price: £89
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 250
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About the area
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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