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Welcome Center

Welcome Center interior

The ideal place to begin your visit to Destination Bedford is at the official Bedford Area Welcome Center located at 816 Burks Hill Road, Bedford, VA 24523, at the intersection of Route 460 and Route 122.


Our hours of operation are January thru December 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. seven days a week (closed some holidays).

Our telephone number is 540-587-5681 or toll free 1-877-447-3257.


The Bedford Area Welcome Center is comprised of exhibit, display, and meeting space in addition to the administrative offices of the Tourism Department.

The building includes spectacular views of the Peaks of Otter and National D-Day Memorial. Exhibits within the Welcome Center showcase the area’s many attractions and amenities. There is also a gift store, free Wi-Fi, firefighter exhibit, and small theater. A community room provides meeting space for businesses and organizations on a rental basis.

Exterior features include covered porches, rocking chairs, a picnic area, and a LOVE sign, which is a great photo opportunity for anyone visiting or living in Bedford!

The building is fully accessible and parking spaces are provided for motor coaches and campers. RV hook-ups are available and there is an electric car charging station.

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