Local businesses and producers in Bedfordshire

Find great products made in Bedfordshire


Made in Bedfordshire

Your guide to finding great local food, drink, craft and unique products across the county. Use our Bedfordshire product directory to discover more about locally made products, food and drink in the local area.

Bedfordshire is famous for

Bedfordshire in East England is home to the Chiltern Hills and the unusual but delicious sweet and savoury Bedfordshire Clanger. The county was famous for straw plaiting and hat making and was once one of the centres of England’s lace industry.

More About Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire is one of the counties of East England.  Products listed in this local directory cover the districts of Bedfordshire which include Luton, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire County Day is celebrated on November 28th. The date was chosen because it is the birthday of John Bunyan, a celebrated local author from Bedfordshire who wrote “The Pilgrim’s Progress”.

The county flower of Bedfordshire is the Bee orchid (Ophrys apifera Native)


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Shopping in Bedfordshire

4 great places to shop in Bedfordshire


Higgins Bedford

Higgins Bedford in the Cultural Quarter, shop sells cards and gifts sourced from local makers can be purchased.


Browns of Stagsden

Buy award winning sausages, bacon & beef from home reared pigs & cattle turkey and lamb.


St Cuthberts Arcade

Find an exciting mix of shops, so come along and support independent retailers. Small artisan shops, crafts, beauty and more can be found under one roof.


Gunns Bakery

Traditional home made breads, cakes and pastries since 1928 and is proud to be the home of the best pastry of them all…the Bedfordshire Clanger! Get yours by post!


Find your local farm shop – Support local business and producers and have freshly seasonal produce delivered to your door

Why Buy Local

Buying directly and eating seasonal produce,  is a great way to support local business. In addition to enjoying the best local and regional foods. From fresh artisan bread, locally reared meat, seasonal vegetables, cheese, to English wine and craft spirits.

Fresh Seasonal Local Produce

To buy the best local and seasonal produce visit your local farm shop, independent retailers, farmers’ markets or local farm. Many farm shops offer home delivery services as well.

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