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Bedford Park is a Grade Two listed English Heritage Victorian park in the north of Bedford. Created in 1888 it is the largest urban park in Bedford and contains a lake, multiple play areas and sports facilities. 

More information about the history of Bedford Park.

Green Flag Award

Bedford Park is one of five Bedford Borough Council managed parks which has been awarded a Green Flag. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises quality parks and open spaces in the UK and around the world.  

More information on the Green Flag Award.



  • Basketball court
  • Bowls green 
  • Café
  • Car park on site (three hours free parking with a ticket)
  • Cricket pitches 
  • Football pitches 
  • Outdoor gym
  • Play areas 
  • Rounders pitches 
  • Tennis courts
  • Toilet (chargeable) 

Book a pitch or court. 


The Pavilion café is an all-day coffee bar and restaurant serving fresh and delicious homemade British cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients.

At the heart of the community, The Pavillion hosts a series of classes and events throughout the year including a monthly exhibition showcasing local artists.

Book an event in this park

Go to our parks events booking page to create an event.

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