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Welcome to the Bedford Garden Festival last weekend October 2014

updated 17 February 2014

Run away from your daily routine, come to Bedford for three days of fresh air and inspiration. World renowned country gardens, pretty town and township gardens, scrumptious food, fine wines, fun-loving farmers … these are a few of our favourite things.  And we love sharing them.

The Garden Festival is a touring adventure. With our comprehensive map you will discover stunning scenery on quiet country roads, visiting open gardens en route. Meet the gardeners and pick their brains – local know-how is based on generations of experience.
Choose from masses of home-grown plants and gardening necessities, meander through the craft stalls at The Country Fair and stock up on locally-produced pantry-fillers in our Food Market.  More details:
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Beauty, warm people, country hospitality ... these are the three most-mentioned qualities that made the tenth Bedford Garden Festival a resounding success. Thanks to everyone who did his or her bit to make this an team-builder of note. Hundreds of return visitors mingeld with newbies from afar afield as Graaff Reinet and our big coastal cities. The new music event - a classical music concert at Cavers drew a huge audience and the partially-restored Duke of Bedford Inn opened bedrooms and reception areas to admiring visitors for the first time. The cherry on top was...

What you said about festival 2013

"We can't stop talking about our time in Bedford and we will all be back for your next event. We will spread the word about our fabulous weekend and maybe Bedford will have to consider building a second hotel!" Marilyn Petzer

"(Norwood) is wonderful ... my favourite by far. The whole farmyard feel just made me feel so warm inside. Thank you for all the inspiration you have given me." Kelly Bodill 

"my friends from Hermanus and St Francis were blown over! They couldn't believe we have such beauty, hospitality and warmth just two hours away (from PE)." Rene de Reuck 

"...a wonderful garden show as ever. We visited the township gardens and loved the gardeners... they are so proud."  Jane Tucker

"I fell in love with the white gardens at Cavers." Nicolette Simon

"wonderful hospitality ... we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.. had such a great time at all the events we attended." Julie Velosa, Neutrog SA 

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