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Spotlight on: The Bedford Hotel, Tavistock

The Bedford Hotel is a gem of a hotel in the heart of Tavistock.

Step inside and you’ll immediately feel the warmth, character and charm of this historic hotel which has been welcoming weary travellers for two centuries.

Comfortable lounges, a bustling bar and an award-winning restaurant serving food prepared using the finest Devon ingredients of the season, and individually styled bedrooms ranging from cosy country-style rooms to grand four-posters. The Bedford is Tavistock’s leading wedding venue, with the wood-panelled Woburn Room available for wedding ceremonies, and the stylish and contemporary Gallery 26 function suite for a wedding breakfast or evening celebration. For meetings and conferences, there is a choice of excellent spaces seating up to 150 people.

The Bedford’s beautifully-restored facilities and central location make it a real destination in the town, whether you are looking for somewhere comfortable to rest the night, a cosy meal for two, or a grand celebration dinner to remember. The Bedford is long-standing member of TAVATA, and offers a packed calendar of events throughout the year to appeal to locals and visitors alike, including wine-tasting dinners and the ever-popular Murder Mystery nights.

Find out more at or call 01822 613221.

The Bedford Hotel – 1 Plymouth Road – Tavistock – PL19 8BB.