Enjoy a country retreat in style at the Bedford Hotel Tavistock
Get away from the world with a memorable stay at the Bedford Hotel Tavistock in this charming market town in West Devon. Tavistock has a population of just over 11,000 and as such makes for an intimate as well as scenic getaway. The AA award winning Bedford Hotel Tavistock, a prestigious member of the Warm Welcome Hotel Group, is right on the edge of Dartmoor National Park and an easy drive from the cities of Plymouth and Exeter.
Enjoy the historic features of Tavistock with the Bedford Hotel Tavistock as your comfortable home base. The town traces its history back to 961 AD with the founding of Tavistock Abbey whose remains still lie in the town center. The Bedford Hotel Tavistock itself is brimming with British history as it was built right over the Benedictine abbey’s remains. The hotel is named for the Duke of Bedford who also commissioned its architect, Jeffrey Wyatt, who famously restored Windsor Castle in 1824. While a guest at the Bedford Hotel Tavistock, you can explore even more medieval history by visiting the Dartmoor area, covered in remnants of the Bronze and Iron Ages.
As Tavistock’s premier accommodation, the Bedford Hotel Tavistock offers 30 rooms of various sizes and styles. The Bedford Hotel Tavistock has single, double, four poster and family rooms, nearly all of which are individually styled and decorated. All rooms provide free Wifi internet access. Design a romantic getaway by booking a lush and spacious four poster room for two at the Bedford Hotel Tavistock. An additional plus for animal lovers is that the Bedford Hotel Tavistock is one of Devon’s few pet-friendly properties.
The restaurant’s specialty is fresh, locally sourced cuisine made predominantly with ingredients from Devon and nearby Cornwall. In the evening, the Bedford Hotel Tavistock’s impressive restaurant often becomes a concert venue with live performances by local musicians. The Dukes Lounge offers well-known specialties such as the home-brewed Jail Ale and Devon cream tea. Guests are free to park in the Bedford Hotel Tavistock’s own parking area.
One of the Bedford Hotel Tavistock’s most unique offerings are its Summer Treasure Hunts, organized trips to hunt for history in the Devon countryside that also stop off to explore local pubs. There are also themed getaway weekends including the intriguing Murder Mystery Weekends and artistic Devon Painting Breaks. As would be expected of such an elegant property in this gorgeous countryside, the Bedford Hotel Tavistock also arranges Wedding Packages and is in fact the town’s main wedding venue. Weddings can be held in the nearby walled garden or in the Bedford Hotel Tavistock’s newly renovated function room Gallery 26, recently awarded for its tasteful architectural design. The Bedford Hotel Tavistock’s highly qualified events team also plans meetings and conferences for up to 150 participants with optional activities such as abseiling and canoeing, clay shooting, and high ropes courses.
Whatever the purpose of your trip to Devon, enjoy the area in style at the lush, tastefully designed Bedford Hotel Tavistock.