Bedfordshire is a county in England. Bedfordshire borders the counties of Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire ( with Milton Keynes ) and Hertfordshire.

Luton was until 1997 part of the county, then it became a separate urban district ( Unitary Authority). An administrative reform to the then resident of Bedford County of Bedfordshire was dissolved in the wake On April 1, 2009. Since then, Bedfordshire exists only so than ceremonial county with the administratively independent Unitary Authority's Luton, Central Bedfordshire and Bedford. The former District Mid Bedfordshire and South Bedfordshire were united to the new UA Central Bedfordshire and Bedford brought by a District to a UA.

Cities and towns

Cities with more than 5,000 inhabitants:

  • Ampthill
  • Barton -le- Clay
  • Bedford
  • Biggleswade
  • Cranfield
  • Sandy
  • Shefford
  • Stotfold
  • Studham

Smaller towns:

  • Woburn


  • Chicksands
  • Dunstable Downs
  • Elstow Moot Hall
  • Luton Hoo
  • Stevington Windmill
  • Stewartby Lake
  • Whipsnade Wildlife Park
  • Woburn Abbey
  • Woburn Wildlife Park