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The Bedford Hotel – 1 Plymouth Road – Tavistock – Devon – PL19 8BB.   01822 613221    Facebook logo    Twitter logo    Instagram logo

A Warm Welcome.

The Bedford Hotel, in the heart of the award-winning Devon market town of Tavistock, gateway to Dartmoor National Park. Your haven of comfort in the heart of town. Step inside, and you’ll find a warm welcome, comfortable hotel rooms to rest the night, fine restaurant dining, an informal and busy bar, all in beautifully historic surroundings.


Comfy and individually styled rooms, some with luxurious four poster beds and spa baths, and many with views over the town, or the church and its leafy grounds. Contemporary facilities combined with historic charm at The Bedford Hotel, capturing the spirit of a traditional and welcoming hotel in the heart of Tavistock.
For a few nights away, with dinner and breakfast included, book a Dartmoor Leisure Break. You deserve it.


An award-winning restaurant, welcoming lounges and a bustling bar, open to all for lovely lunches, delicious dinners, morning coffee, and Devon Cream Teas. The finest Devon produce, served in very agreeable surroundings.

Tie the knot.

It will be our great privilege to create your very special wedding day at The Bedford Hotel in the heart of Tavistock. Historic surroundings, stylish function rooms, delicious Devon cuisine, and a friendly and experienced team to take care of things every step of the way.


From an intimate family gathering to a grand celebration dinner, we offer a range of Celebration Dining options at The Bedford Hotel. Choose our contemporary and striking Gallery 26 function suite, or for something more intimate, the historic and atmospheric Tavistock Room.


From a confidential board meeting to a conference for 150. A choice of well appointed meeting rooms, excellent food, discrete and efficient service, and rooms for an overnight stay.


All of Devon is yours to explore when you take a break at The Bedford Hotel. Dartmoor National Park, two beautiful Devon coastlines, the maritime city of Plymouth, and a host of captivating Devon villages and towns.
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There are miles of walks to enjoy around Tavistock, and the wide open spaces of Dartmoor, so it would be a shame if your dog missed out. They will be very welcome.
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Two Bridges Hotel.

You’ll also love our sister-hotel, the famous Two Bridges Hotel, in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.  A real Dartmoor oasis, beside the pure waters of the West Dart river, with glorious moorland in every direction.
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Antique Valuation Day - 26th March

Antique Valuation Day – 26th March

Come along and talk to the experts from Bonhams ...
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Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show - 27th March

Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show – 27th March

A relaxed afternoon in aid of a great local cause ...
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Jazz Supper - 27th March

Jazz Supper – 27th March

At our sister hotel, the Two Bridges Hotel, an evening of good food and cool jazz ...
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Afternoon Tea Treats

Afternoon Tea Treats

Enjoy a perfectly traditional Afternoon Tea at The Bedford Hotel ...
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Tavistock Edge Singalong Night

Tavistock Edge Singalong Night

Every Thursday. Just a friendly group for an evening of music and laughter! ...
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Mother's Day Lunch - 31st March

Mother’s Day Lunch – 31st March

Treat your Mum to a relaxed and traditional 3-course Mother's Day Lunch ...
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The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock is an AA 3-star hotel    Recognised by Doggy Devon as a dog-friendly hotel    Devon Hotels logo  Taste of the West Award  The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock is a member of Visit Dartmoor, the official Dartmoor tourism organisation  The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock is a corporate member of the Rotary Club of Tavistock        Cask Marque Award

The Bedford Hotel
1 Plymouth Road – Tavistock – Devon – PL19 8BB
01822 613221