Destination guide

The historical city of Bedford awaits you

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bedford. Well known for its mountain views, hiking and restaurants, this relaxing city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Bedford

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Bedford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bedford Welcome Center (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Falling Creek Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Peaks of Otter Winery (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • A Goode View Alpaca Farm (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Putt-Putt Fun Center (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Tiny Town Golf (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bedford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bedford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Falling Creek Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Virginia's Explore Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Read Mountain Preserve (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Natural Bridge Virginia (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Butterflies at the Bridge (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bedford

The nearest airport is in Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), which is 24.8 mi (40 km) away.

Where to stay around Bedford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 524 holiday lettings near Bedford. From 331 Houses to 42 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bedford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bedford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bedford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • National D-Day Memorial: 415 holiday lettings
  • Bedford Museum: 415 holiday lettings
  • Bedford Welcome Center: 465 holiday lettings
  • Bower Center for the Arts: 409 holiday lettings
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park: 449 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bedford listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Bedford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 331 Houses in Bedford. Our other popular types of Bedford holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 8 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 117 holiday homes with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.