The Embankment, which runs alongside the River Great Ouse is one of Bedford’s most picturesque settings, due to the riverside views and dazzling floral bedding displays.
The beautiful tree-lined promenade, ornate bridges and Victorian bandstand provide the perfect space to sit, relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
The area hosts a range of popular events throughout the summer months, including long-standing regattas, festivals and big band concerts.
- Boating lake
- Car park
- Floral displays
- Water sports
The Longholme Café and Hire provides a healthy menu and boat hire service.
Fresh salads, sandwiches, cakes, snacks, ice creams and a selection of homemade drinks are on offer, as well as packed lunches for children and picnic take outs.