Destination guide

Head to the luxury city of Bedford

Enjoy the opera and other features of Bedford. Revered for its coffee shops, parks and lake, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Bedford

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Bedford a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Atlantic Playland (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Hatfield Farm (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Glen Arbour Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Clay Cafe Paint Your Own Pottery Studio (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Emera Oval (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedford

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bedford is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Public Gardens Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Dewolf Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fish Hatchery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Admiral Cove Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Hemlock Ravine Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Kearney Lake Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bedford

The nearest airport is in Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bedford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 155 holiday lettings around Bedford. From 74 flats & apartments to 67 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bedford?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bedford:

  • South End, Halifax: 71 holiday homes
  • Harbourview: 20 holiday homes
  • North End: 56 holiday homes
  • Downtown Halifax: 61 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bedford? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bedford. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scott Manor House: 212 holiday lettings
  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground: 237 holiday lettings
  • Dewolf Park: 219 holiday lettings
  • Admiral Cove Park: 212 holiday lettings
  • Fish Hatchery Park: 212 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bedford listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Bedford?

Yes, of course. offers 74 Flats in Bedford. Our other popular types of Bedford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bedford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.