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Double Delight: Two Devon Hotels Shine at the South West Wedding Awards

Guest Blog Post - Two Bridges HotelThe Bedford Hotel

Love is in the air, and it's not just the couples tying the knot who are celebrating. Two charming Devon hotels, united under the same local ownership, have reason to pop the champagne corks. The occasion? Their remarkable success at this year's South West Wedding Awards.

Picture this: Wedding industry experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from across the South West gathered for a dazzling awards ceremony in the heart of Plymouth. The purpose? To honour and celebrate the region's most outstanding wedding venues and services.

For the second consecutive year, the enchanting Two Bridges Hotel, nestled in the heart of the picturesque Dartmoor, took home the prestigious title of Best Country Wedding Venue. The accolade came after a tally of votes cast by recent brides and grooms. What sets Two Bridges Hotel apart? Its idyllic Dartmoor riverside location, the timeless charm of a traditional country house, and award-winning dining experiences that revolve around locally sourced ingredients, all forming the essence of the hotel's wedding day proposition.

Meanwhile, the sister establishment, The Bedford Hotel, located in the historic town of Tavistock, earned its spot in the finals of the Best Town Wedding category. The contemporary elegance of Gallery 26, nestled within the hotel's rich historical ambiance, complemented by award-winning culinary delights, made The Bedford Hotel a top contender in this category.

Hotel director Sarah Howard couldn't contain her excitement, stating, "We are over the moon to have been recognised in these prestigious awards. We are always honored when happy couples choose us as the venue for their special day, and our hard-working teams deserve special mention for the tremendous effort they put into ensuring every wedding day meets and exceeds the expectations of the bride and groom and their guests."

It's not just about stunning venues; it's about the dedication, passion, and tireless efforts of the teams that make wedding dreams come true. This recognition at the South West Wedding Awards is a testament to the commitment of these Devon hotels to create the most memorable and magical moments for couples embarking on their journey of love.

The South West Wedding Awards have certainly cast a spotlight on the shining stars in the region's wedding industry. Here's to more beautiful weddings and celebrated moments in the heart of Devon. Cheers to love and to the Two Bridges Hotel and The Bedford Hotel for making dreams come true!

Find out more about Two Bridges Hotel here.

Find out more about The Bedford Hotel here.

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