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Bedford County Department of Tourism & Welcome Center

  • 816 Burks Hill Road Intersection of Route 460 and Route 122
    Bedford, VA 24523
  • Phone: (540) 587-5681 Phone: (540) 587-5681
  • FAX: (540) 587-5983
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The Bedford Area Welcome Center offers a meeting room, main gallery and terrace area that is available on an equitable basis to groups, individuals, organizations and businesses engaged in legal activities. A number of tables, chairs and equipment are available for facility users.

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Directions
  • Major Access Routes: Route 460
  • Directions:

    From Lynchburg via US 29 & 460:

    From Route 29, take the 460 West Exit towards Roanoke. Go about 19 miles. When you get to Bedford, take the second Bedford Exit. There will be signs for the National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center exit. Come off the exit and take a right onto 122 South (Burks Hills Road). There will be a Citgo Gas Station on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

    From Roanoke via I-81:

    From Interstate 81 take the Troutville- Cloverdale Exit (#150A), to Alternate 220/Cloverdale Road; follow signs to 460 (Lynchburg and Bedford) and take a left onto 460 East. Go approximately 23 miles. When you get to Bedford follow the signs for The National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center exit (Route 122). Take a left off of the exit and a Citgo Gas Station will be on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

Things to Do
  • Admission Rates: Free
  • Sunday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day
  • Gift Shop:
  • Restrooms:
  • Credit Card Types Accepted: Visa and Mastercard
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
Recreation
  • Sunday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Years Day
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Credit Card Types Accepted: Visa and Mastercard
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
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  • Additional Information:

    The Welcome Center currently has three RV hookup sites for one night only, except during certain special events or with special permission. The sites have water, electricity, sewer and WI-FI. The cost for full hook-up is $25.00 per night. Use of the convenience stations for RV Campers is $5.00 and commercial buses is $15.00.

    All buses and campers must have a hose for the convenience stations. Parking only - no hookups is $10.00 per night. We do not take reservations. The sites are open year round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Picnic tables are available on the North side of the center. For more information on the RV Hook-up sites call 540-587-5681 or 1-877 447-3257.

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Facility Info
  • DescriptionThe Bedford Area Welcome Center offers a meeting room, main gallery and terrace area that is available on an equitable basis to groups, individuals, organizations and businesses engaged in legal activities.
  • Largest Room900
  • Total Sq. Ft.900
  • Theatre Capacity80
  • Banquet Capacity25
  • Number of Rooms1
  • Classroom Capacity80
Meeting Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 900
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 30
  • Theater Capacity: 80
  • Classroom Capacity: 80
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 60

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816 Burks Hill Road
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