40,000 tulips burst into bloom in Bedford

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The annual Spring spectacle along Bedford’s Embankment has burst into life, with over 40,000 tulips taking centre stage.

The bulbs were planted in the autumn along with bedding plants such as pansies, bellis and wallflowers.

Throughout the pandemic, Bedford’s Embankment has been a haven for locals to take a daily walk and the Spring floral display makes it even more special.

A Borough Council spokesperson said: “We are incredibly proud of our beautiful Embankment, and our grounds team work really hard to create these wonderful floral displays.

“If you visit the Embankment to enjoy the display in the fresh air, please remember to stay apart from other households and keep your community safe.”

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