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Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England. It had a population of 81,635 in 2011. Bedford was founded at a ford on the River Great Ouse, and is thought to have been the burial place of Offa of Mercia. Bedford Castle was built by Henry I, although it was destroyed in 1224. Bedford was granted borough status in 1165 and has been represented in Parliament since 1265. It is well known for its large population of Italian descent, and also an increasingly large Punjabi population, and is home to the largest Sikh Gurdwara in the UK outside London. Bedford is on the Midland Main Line, with stopping services to London and Brighton operated by Thameslink, and express services to London and the East Midlands operated by East Midlands Trains.

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A place in United Kingdom, Bedford is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Bedford is located at a short trip away from London a major city in United Kingdom. Take a short trip from Bedford and set some time aside to explore the London. Dotted with places like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Bedford are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Bedford*

  • Bedford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bedford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bedford.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.11 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.56 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.89 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.56 (Low)
  • Living in Bedford - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.36 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bedford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bedford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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