Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Bedford

Enjoy the opera and other features of Bedford. Well-liked for its coffeehouses, parks and lake, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Bedford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedford

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation to and around Bedford

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

Where to stay around Bedford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 208 holiday lettings near Bedford. From 96 Houses to 93 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bedford is on HomeAway.

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: 106 holiday homes
  • North End: 75 holiday homes
  • West End: 79 holiday homes
  • Harbourview: 33 holiday homes
  • Downtown Halifax: 71 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?

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:

  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground: 373 holiday lettings
  • Scott Manor House: 289 holiday lettings
  • Bedford Place Mall: 282 holiday lettings
  • Fish Hatchery Park: 288 holiday lettings
  • Dewolf Park: 295 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 96 Houses in Bedford. Our other popular types of Bedford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 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 20 holiday homes with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.