Barns Hotel

Bedford, Bedfordshire


Executive room

Executive room


A country hotel in a 16th-century building overlooking the picturesque River Great Ouse, with full English breakfast, dinner allowance and prosecco

Just a half hour's train ride from central London, the beautiful little town of Bedford in the heart of idyllic Home County countryside is a perfect spot for a weekend away. Situated in a tranquil setting just a stone's throw away from the town centre, Barns Hotel is housed in an attractive 16th-century building with lovely views out over the River Great Ouse and delicious, traditional English cuisine.

Make your way through delicious, traditional English dishes, sit down to an afternoon tea looking out across the river, or try a beverage from the extensive wine and champagne list in the Riverside Tavern. Make the most of having access to the Oasis Beach Pool & Fitness Club too, before heading to your cosy room for a peaceful night's sleep. Barns Hotel scooped up a coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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  • Admiring the historic building in a beautiful location on the river bank
  • Dining at WineGlass Restaurant which offers delicious hearty meals and – as its name suggests – a fantastic selection of wines
  • The lovely Riverside Tavern, recently renovated in a traditional style with a patio running down to the river

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