The Bedford Hotel Front View

Getting Here

The Bedford Hotel
1 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon  PL19 8BB

01822 613221

Getting Here by Road

The Bedford Hotel is easy to find. We're right in the heart of Tavistock, just across from the main square and directly opposite the parish church of St Eustachius. We are around 30 minutes (15 miles) from Plymouth, and around 20 minutes (15 miles) from Okehampton.

By Road - from the A38
Leave the A38 at the Manadon junction on the outskirts of Plymouth, signposted A386 Tavistock. Join the A386, and continue all the way to Tavistock.

By Road - from the A30
Leave the A30 at the Sourton junction, close to Okehampton, and join the A386 signposted to Tavistock.

By Road - from Plymouth
The Bedford Hotel is 16 miles from Plymouth City Centre (approximately 40 minutes). From Plymouth, follow signs for the A386 to Tavistock.


We have a large on-site car park for hotel guests and customers. Parking is subject to availability, and is not pre-bookable.

Parking is charged at £8 per 24 period or part thereof – but we are pleased to offer free car parking for the duration of your stay when you book your room directly with us, over the phone or via our own website.

Parking is free for non-residents while using our bar or restaurant.

We have a number of spaces allocated for Blue Badge holders.

For guests with reduced mobility, there is lift access from the hotel car park to the ground floor Reception level. We have a number of ground floor bedrooms – please request a ground floor room at the time of booking if the stairs to our first and second floors would be difficult for you.

If our hotel car park is full, the nearest long stay car park is located at Canal Road, PL19 8AU, just a few minutes walk from the hotel. 

Getting Here by Public Transport

By Rail
Our nearest rail station is Plymouth, which is a 30-minute cab ride away. There are frequent trains to Plymouth from London Paddington (3 hours), Bristol, South Wales, The Midlands and the North of England.

By Air
Exeter Airport is around an hour away, and offers fast and frequent flights from cities in the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and mainland Europe. A comprehensive range of UK and international flights are available from Bristol Airport.


Tavistock has a number of reliable taxi operators, and it's best to pre-order your taxi. We would be pleased to assist with contact numbers for local taxi services.