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Bedford Park and Pavillion in the park cafe

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


Currently Open 


  • Play areas 
  • Outdoor Gym
  • Car park on site (three hours free parking with a ticket)
  • Tennis courts
  • Open green spaces idea for a social distance catch up/picnic
  • Basketball court
  • Pavillon in the park cafe

Currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • Bowls green 
  • Cricket pitches 
  • Football pitches 
  • Rounders pitches 
  • Toilet (chargeable) 
  • Parkrun

Pavillion in the park cafe 

The 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.

Where to go

Bedford Park
Park Avenue
MK41 7SS
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Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old