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Address: 108 E Main St, 2nd Floor, Bedford, VA 24523-2035
Phone Number:
+1 540-586-2148

Over thirty shops, restaurants, galleries, and historic sites within a five...

Over thirty shops, restaurants, galleries, and historic sites within a five block area. Part of the Bedford National Historic District. Walking Tour brochure available.

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Town Clock It's a nice place to sit and take in the sites or to sit at one of the tables and eat lunch.

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Donna N S
Bedford, Virginia
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Bedford, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Small town feel very nice. Weather was great people were friendly hotels nearby very cheap. D day memorial 10 blocks from Center of town . Good for a one-day stop.

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Bedford, Virginia
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Town Clock It's a nice place to sit and take in the sites or to sit at one of the tables and eat lunch.

Thank Donna N S
Michigan Center, Michigan
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

we browsed through the shops in downtown Bedford. Many shops to explore. Enjoyed the proprietors and great assortment.

Thank esa49
Frankfort, Kentucky
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Interesting shops in the downtown area. Loved the Art Gallery. Easy parking. Several Antique shops with unique items.

Thank reachkandt
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Bedford is a quaint turn of the century town with a gorgeous background of the Peaks of Otter. Home of the " Bedford Boys" and the National D-Day Memorial, you will need a few days to enjoy the step back in time of this historic town. There is shopping at antique stores to find some rare and regional keepsakes and... More 

Thank Doug B
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Love the quaint town of Bedford. The people are great and the shops are fun to visit. Great finds nearby for food, hiking and orchards.

Thank jkbrown2
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Being new to the town............you can feel the vigor to grow with new business opening in the surrounding areas. For one, at the corner of Main & Bridge St. you'll find DOC FOGSMITH'S VAPORIUM, which is new to the area with a additional shops in the town of Moneta, Va. Electronic cigarettes, is the new way to kick the habit... More 

Thank William A. K
Halethorpe, Maryland, United States
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

This downtown area is not "happening!" On the main street there is really only a couple of antique shops...that's all (as far as shopping is concerned). The coffee shop was closed... it kind of had a solemn feel to it. There was a really nice art studio off of Depot St... This town has obviously seen better days... just needs... More 

1 Thank Tim M
Bedford, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

I moved to Bedford 22 years ago, and Centertown was a vibrant place to go down to. But over the years the town has had its troubled times, and Centertown is a lot of vacant buildings. If you like old architecture, this is a place to visit. The old courthouse is a place to see. There is many antiques shops... More 

1 Thank Eric T
Seneca, South Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2015

There is somethin for everyone. Great food places, historic sites, a great lodge nearby. Fabulous art and architecture around the area.

Thank Deana B

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