The Bedford Hotel

1 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8BB
3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Hotel

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Exterior view of The Bedford Hotel
  • Exterior view of The Bedford Hotel
  • Four poster bedroom
  • Restaurant at The Bedford Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Chicken dish
  • Hotel bedroom
  • The Russell Lounge
  • Salmon
  • Private party

Welcome To The Bedford Hotel - formerly The Dukes of Bedford retreat and now yours!

It sits proudly in the historic market town of Tavistock recently voted market town of the year in Great Britain. Tavistock is the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake and steeped in history just waiting to be explored. A paradise for walkers with Dartmoor National Park just one mile from The Hotel and also beautiful riverside walks directly behind.

A Taste of The West! Our guests are not just offered dinner but a dining experience. Simple; flavoursome & wholesome dishes are created with care & imagination to portray a delightful all round taste of The West.

Herbs are picked daily from our walled garden where Monks used to make their herbal remedies, you can still see the monks tower.

For those of you on a relaxing break, the Bedford Hotel is your ideal base from which to explore, just a few miles away is historic Plymouth. Also nearby is Buckland Abbey, home of Sir Francis Drake, Widecombe-in-the-Moor of 'Uncle Tom Cobley' fame, Becky Falls, Buckfast Abbey, a working Benedictine Monastery, The Garden House where Alan Titmarsh recently filmed and The Eden Project.

A welcome combination of comfort and style, delicious food, fine wines, warm hospitality and impeccable service.

The perfect base for exploring the West Country, to include the renowned Eden Project, a wealth of National Trust Houses and Dartmoor National Park on the doorstep.
 

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
28
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suite£70.00 per person (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Twin en suite£70.00 per person (breakfast included)
Family en suitefrom £140.00 to £190.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suite£70.00 per room (breakfast included)
Triple en suite£210.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
The Bedford Hotel (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

Facilities

Other

  • Free Wi-Fi available

Accessibility

  • Accommodation available for visitors with disabilities
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Ground floor bathrooms
  • Ground floor shower rooms
  • Ground floor toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Handrail by steps
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Steps to main entrance - There are steps to the front entrance. Guests with reduced mobility and invited to use our rear entrance, from the hotel car park, from where a lift is available to the ground floor reception, bar, restaurant and lounge.
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wet Room

Catering

  • Additional meal details - Any
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast - 7.30am-9.30am.
  • Serve evening meal - 7.00pm-9.30pm.
  • Serve lunch - Noon-2.30pm.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Accept children all ages
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection - Tavistock is the birth place of Sir Francis Drake
  • Groups Welcomed
  • Haunted - We have been told the Bedford is haunted on many occasions
  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Built on site of former Benedictine Abbey. Former home to Dukes of Bedford.
  • Romantic
  • Travelling Through

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - 40 spaces

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Special provisions for cyclists - Secure storage and drying facilities.
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Free accommodation for coach driver
  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Area for musician/band
  • Catering available in house
  • Choice of marriage rooms
  • Dedicated wedding planner
  • Four poster honeymoon suite
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Late licence for evening receptions
  • Lawn area for marquee
  • Marriage / Reception Room decoration
  • Master of ceremonies available
  • Overnight accommodation available
  • Range of drinks packages
  • Red carpet welcome
  • Special rates for small/midweek weddings
  • Use of cake stand and knife

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Road Directions

 

From A386  Situated in the centre of Tavistock, off the main square.

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Gradings

  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
3 AA Stars Hotel

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousDartmoor First Dartmoor First 2010
  • Taste of the West AwardsTaste of the West - Silver Taste of the West - Silver 2016

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