Bedford Coach Tours
Arranging coach tours of Bedford is an excellent way to see the sights in comfort and style. Simply gather a group of like-minded travellers together and you will be able to hire a vehicle such as a Mercedes 16 seater. This type of transportation is tailor made to suit the needs of you and your group and you can even choose the music that will be played along the way to provide the perfect soundtrack to your exciting day out.
Minibus hire in Bedford gives visitors plenty of time to see all the city’s major attractions such as the John Bunyan Museum, the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Abbey Church of St Mary and the Bedford Museum. All of these attractions and landmarks are spread across a wide area and you will be able to reach them quickly and conveniently with a rental vehicle.
The charming Danish Camp Riverside Center is set on the beautiful banks of the River Great Ouse in the village of Cardigan and makes a great place to pause on the way to discover a little local culture.
People who have an interest in history and architecture will want to make sure that they schedule a stop at Woburn Abbey. This impressive building is more than three hundred years old and has served as the official Dukes of Bedford for several generations. Although the 15th Duke of Bedford now lives at Woburn Abbey with his family, many parts of the building are open to the public and guided tours are available so that visitors can admire the numerous paintings by old masters such as Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Reynolds. The grounds of Woburn Abbey is also a great place to enjoy a picnic while spotting the deer that roam freely here, while the Tea House is also a great place to enjoy afternoon tea in style.
Paying a visit to nearby Woburn Safari Park is sure to appeal to animal lovers of all ages. Visitors will be able to stay safe and snug in their Bedford minibus hire vehicle as the driver deftly explores this pictures park where the animals roam freely. There is a huge number of different types of animals for visitors to spot here such as mischievous monkeys, sea lions, birds of prey, enormous elephants, wild tigers and giraffes. Visitors also have the chance to pre-book a range to hop in the minibus with them so that they receive VIP treatment during their trip and learn a little inside information about the animals that live at Woburn Safari Park.
While you are in this pretty park of Bedfordshire, make sure you allow time to visit Woburn village. This charming countryside village boasts more than two hundred listed Georgian buildings, while visitors will be able to indulge in a spot of shopping here and refuel at one of the village’s tea rooms.
No matter what the weather, a trip to Mead Open Farm is sure to be a memorable experience. The animals here are very friendly and both children and adults can interact with horses, sheep, goats, sheep and many other types of farm animals. There are also plenty of other engaging activities for visitors to take part in at Mead Open Farm such as playing crazy golf, watching the sheepdog demonstration and bottle feeding baby lambs, while children can run wild for a while at Shaggy’s PlayWorld.
For the ultimate animal experience, visitors such arrange a stop at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. This is one of the largest wildlife conservation parks in the whole of Europe and visitors will be pleased to discover that the enclosures here are very large. Among the highlights of a trip to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are the recently opened Cheetah Rock, meeting the lions of the Serengeti and watching the chimps swinging in the extensive indoor chimpnasium.
Bedfordshire also boasts a large number of traditional country pubs where visitors can pause during their coach tour to enjoy a delicious home cooked meal. Enjoying a traditional British meal in one of these stylish settings with perhaps a pint or two of locally produced ale for the adults in the group is a great way to unwind for a while and discuss all of the amazing things you have seen and done during your day out.
One of the major advantages of Bedford minibus hire is that you will never be stuck trying to find a place to part of battling through traffic. Your designated driver will take care of parking for you and will be able to make suggestions of where to go and what to see. They may even be able to point you towards some of the local hidden gems that you may have missed otherwise and a fantastic day out is guaranteed.