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The Queen’s Head Hotel, Tavistock

This is a former 17th-century coaching inn which has been lovingly restored into a hotel. 

Tavistock is a thriving, award-winning town busy with markets and unique shops. It is rich in history and heritage and set in a perfect location – with the beautiful backdrop of Dartmoor National Park. It is also within easy reach of the major cities of Plymouth and Exeter.

Tavistock also offers a perfect gateway to access Cornwall’s stunning coastline and Devon’s countryside. With fantastic cycling tracks and walks, it is great for those who love the outdoors.

From £62.50 per night


01822 612455


79-80 West Street, Tavistock, Devon, England, PL19 8AQ


All of our 12 en suite rooms have Freeview flat-screen televisions, unlimited free Wi-Fi and digital temperature control. A warm and inviting pub forms part of the hotel, making The Queen’s Head Hotel a perfect stay for families, leisure and business.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • usbUSB ports
Sunset over Brentor in Devon

Local attractions

Dartmoor National Park
Situated in the southwest of England in the county of Devon, Dartmoor is a landscape of stunning views, awe-inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast-flowing rivers and rugged, wide-open spaces. Covering an area of 368 square miles and containing the highest land in southern England (High Willhays, at 2,037ft), this area has drawn visitors for millennia – a perfect adventure for outdoor-lovers.

Eden Project
An unforgettable experience in a breathtaking epic location, Eden is a gateway into the fascinating world of plants and people – it is also a vibrant reminder of how we need one another for our mutual survival. Its home is a dramatic global garden the size of 30 football pitches, nestling like a lost world in a crater overlooking St Austell Bay.

Buckland Abbey 

The 700-year-old home of Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville, Buckland Abbey was home to the Cistercian monks who built the abbey, the incredible Great Barn and farmed the then vast estate.

The abbey, now a house with a combination of furnished rooms and interactive museum galleries, tells the story of how the two seafaring adventurers changed the shape of the house and the fate of the country.

Morwellham Quay 

Morwellham Quay is an award-winning attraction which forms part of a World Heritage site, featuring an historic port, village, copper mine and railway, only four miles west of Tavistock and bordering the beautiful River Tamar.

Local transport

Bus routes:

Buses from Plymouth to Tavistock – 1

Buses from Cornwall to Tavistock – 79 and 79A (from Callington)


Pay-and-display car parks located near the hotel are available for both long- and short-term stays.

On-street parking is free during 6pm–9am, Monday–Saturday. Parking restrictions are during 9am–6pm, with free parking for one hour and no return within two. On a Sunday, on-street parking is free.

Bedford car park is free during 6pm–8am, with no time limit to your stay; you do have to pay during 8am–6pm. This car park can still be exited overnight.

Russell Street car park is a short stay, with a maximum of two hours during 8am–6pm, when you are required to pay. It is free 6pm–8am (with no time limit).

All have access throughout the night, so customers can exit.

Russell Street car park is our fire evacuation point.

For more details, contact the hotel.


Situated on West Street in Tavistock, a one-way street leading directly from the town square. The Queen’s Head Hotel is on your right-hand side.

Sat nav info

Latitude = 50.5497, Longitude = -4.1466

Latitude = 50 degrees, 33.0 minutes north

Longitude = 4 degrees, 8.8 minutes west

By car from Exeter/M5
Merge onto the A30 (signposted Bodmin, Okehampton). At the Merrymeet roundabout, take the second exit onto the A30 (signposted Okehampton) Sourton Cross, branch left (signposted Tavistock), then at the T-junction turn left onto the A386 (signposted Tavistock, Plymouth).

By car from Plymouth

From the B3250, take the A386 into Tavistock.

We are only 14 miles from Home Park, in Plymouth, the home of Plymouth Argyle as well as many concerts.

By train

Trains from London (Paddington) to Plymouth take three to 3.5 hours. Direct services also run from south Wales, the Midlands, the north of England and Scotland. Call National Rail Enquiries: 0345 748 4950.

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pub

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

DIning area with tables, chairs and booths in The Queen's Head pub

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