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Events and Occasions

You'll find The Bedford Hotel in the heart of the award-winning market town of Tavistock. Whatever kind of event you have in mind, we can almost certainly help.

We have a range of beautiful function spaces, to cater for everything from an intimate private dinner party to a grand celebration. Our flagship function space is our bright and airy Gallery 26 - a striking contemporary space, with floor-to-ceiling windows, with original stone walls and beautiful stained glass providing a unique backdrop.

For business meetings, conferences and showcase events, our team can build you the perfect package, including meeting space hire, audio visual equipment and top-notch catering.

We know that organising a special occasion, meeting or conference, large or small, can be a stressful experience - so let our experienced and professional Events team take the strain.

Call 01822 613221 or email events@bedford-hotel.co.uk


Wedding Breakfast

Celebration Dining

From an intimate family gathering to a grand celebration dinner, we offer a range of Celebration Dining options at The Bedford Hotel.

We can arrange private dining for you and your guests, and a delicious menu to suit your occasion. Our historic oak-panelled Tavistock Room is ideal for a private lunch or dinner for between 10 and 24, whilst our stylish Gallery 26 suite can comfortably seat 100. Our Events team would be delighted to assist with your plans.

Contact our Events team on 01822 613221 or events@bedford-hotel.co.uk 

Wedding Canapes
A Celebration of Life

Funeral Tea

We know that the loss of a loved one makes for such a difficult time, and we are pleased to offer our discrete assistance by providing a range of options to allow your family and friends to come together in relaxed and comfortable surroundings. Our Events team are on hand to help you plan your arrangements, and to ensure that everything on the day is as you would wish.

If you would find it more convenient, and to reduce the burden at this difficult time, we are very happy to co-ordinate arrangements with the nominated funeral director.

Please contact our Events team on 01822 613221 if we can be of any assistance.

View a Sample Menu

Conference Packages

Meeting Room at The Bedford Hotel

Morning Meeting

Meeting room hire. Tea/coffee on arrival. Mid-morning tea/coffee & biscuits. Buffet lunch.

£30 per person.

Coffee at The Bedford Hotel

Afternoon Meeting

Meeting room hire. Buffet lunch. Afternoon tea & cake.

£30 per person.

The Bedford Hotel Outside

All Day Meeting

Meeting room hire. Tea/coffee on arrival. Mid-morning tea/coffee & biscuits. Buffet lunch. Afternoon tea & cake.

£40 per person.

Breakfast at the Bedford Hotel

Meet and Stay

Meeting room hire. Tea/coffee on arrival. Morning coffee & biscuits.
Buffet lunch. Afternoon tea & cake. Three course dinner. Accommodation. Full Devon Breakfast.


October to March – £175 per person
April to September – £185 per person

All prices include VAT at 20%. Prices are subject to minimum numbers of delegates – our Events team will be pleased to advise you further. We can also provide a quote for your audio-visual requirements, and for any other facilities, equipment or activities you need.

Function Rooms at The Bedford Hotel
Wedding Reception
Wedding Reception in Beautiful Room
Wedding Ceremony

Gallery 26

Gallery 26 is our largest conference space, and can comfortably seat 150 delegates theatre-style, or 100 delegates cabaret-style. This contemporary space in the heart of the historic hotel is filled with natural light and is air conditioned.

Enjoy award-winning conference dining, launch events and celebrations for up to 100 guests in Gallery 26.


The Portrait Room

The historic Portrait Room is an elegant space for a boardroom-style meeting for 20, or up to 50 delegates theatre-style. The adjoining veranda is a bright and airy space, opening onto the hotel’s front garden, providing a convenient break-out space or refreshment area.

Wedding Banquet Table
Wedding Breakfast
Beautiful Banquet Table
The Dukes Table Menu

The Tavistock Room

The Tavistock Room is a very elegant and historic oak-panelled room, and comfortably seats 24 for a boardroom-style meeting, lunch or dinner. This room can also be used theatre-style for up to 30.

Meeting Room at The Bedford Hotel
The Carriage Room Fruit Bowl
The Carriage Room

The Carriage Room

The Carriage Room is a contemporary space with a boardroom table seating 12 delegates.