Top 5 attractions in Bedfordshire
When it comes to making the most of your time in Bedfordshire, you will appreciate these top 5 attractions in Bedfordshire.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
The ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, which is one of the only two zoos owned by the Zoological Society of London, which is a charity that works hard to conserve animals and their habitats, is located in Whipsnade which is close to Dunstable.
The zoo is one of the largest wildlife conservation parks in London and it hosts close to 3,000 animals, a lot of which are endangered. The animals are kept in spacious enclosures and the size of the park ensures the need for a bus service while passengers can use their own cars to make their way around the zoo.
Birds of Prey Centre
One of the largest birds of prey centres in the United Kingdom, this is an attraction that is suitable for all ages and which will be greatly enjoyed by people who love birds. There is a wide range of birds on offer and the flying displays will provide you with a memorable experience, which allows you to see these magnificent creatures at their very best.
If you or your party are looking for the chance to handle birds of prey, there is an opportunity to book a one hour Birds of Prey experience. This provides you with the chance to get up close and personal with owls, falcons, hawks and eagles.
Stockwood Discovery Centre
One of the best things about the Stockwood Discovery Centre is that the exhibitions change on a regular basis, which means that you will always have a reason to come back and see what is on offer. This is a free event so there is a great deal of value to be found here and even if you just enjoyed the beautiful gardens with its stunning collection of flowers, you would have plenty to enjoy from this collection. There is a significant focus placed on local collections and elements so if you were interested in finding out more about the local area, there would be a lot to think about and enjoy here.
Leighton Buzzard Railway
If you love trains or you have an interest in the light industrial railways which were integral to the development of Britain, the Leighton Buzzard Railway is an excellent attraction. This is believed to be one of the few remaining lines and it is able to be properly maintained thanks to a large amount of excess materials from WW1 battlefield supply lines. The line was opened in 1919 and it is the home of the one most revered collections of English narrow-gauge stock.
Saint Paul’s Church
Whether you have an interest in churches or you are looking for a place where you can relax and enjoy some calm from the madness of the town centre, St Paul’s Church is an excellent attraction, which offers a coffee shop if you are keen to find a place where you can relax and unwind.