Start your visit at the award-winning Bedford Area Welcome Center to fully experience Bedford. Ruggedly beautiful with everything from antiquing to kayaking, mountain biking to romantic dinner cruises, Thomas Jefferson`s Poplar Forest to the National D-Day Memorial. Taste the Blue Ridge along the Bedford Wine Trail and visit our farms and orchards. The Bedford Welcome Center comprises 10,700 square feet of exhibit space, displays, administrative offices and meeting space. Amenities include an Exhibit Hall, Orientation Theatre, Firefighter's Gallery featuring Bedford's 1927 Seagrave Fire Engine and other antique firefighting memorabilia, merchant displays area, meeting and reception space, email station, weather center, WI-FI access, camper and motorcoach parking, dump stations and hook-ups, gift shop, dog walking area complete with doggie water fountain, picnic area, and rocking chair sitting areas. The Welcome Center is fully accessible.