The Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel – The Ultimate Wedding Venue in Bedfordshire

Built in 1794 for the 5th Duke of Bedford, this elegant hotel in the heart of Bedford overlooks the River Ouse; the perfect location for a fairy tale wedding.

A stunning setting

This stunning venue has beautiful 18th-century architecture and an impressive outlook onto the river, perfect for wedding photos. 

The Bedford Swan is a licensed venue for civil ceremonies meaning that you can keep your wedding and reception all in the one place and the guests can enjoy staying the night in our luxury rooms, keeping travel to a minimum. 

The perfect wedding venue in Bedford

We have a range of beautiful rooms which are sure to suit any size of wedding from the intimate ceremony to the extravagant reception.  

The Library is perfect for a small wedding and can accommodate up to 35 guests. The State Room features breathtaking views of the river and can accommodate up to 130 guests. The largest is the Coach Room which can host up to 250 guests and has a large dance floor and private bar.

Delicious wedding banqueting

We provide a wide range of dining options to ensure that your wedding meal suits your tastes. Whether you are looking for a simple meal, or an elaborate banquet, you can choose the dishes and the number of courses that suit your requirements. There is also a great selection of wedding canapés and drinks to ensure your wedding meets your tastes. 

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Your Wedding Planner

Our wedding coordinators have the skills, contacts and experience to help your big day run like clockwork. We pride ourselves on being able to deliver the perfect bespoke wedding, so don’t hesitate to ask and we’ll do everything you can to make your wedding day even more special.

We also offer a range of wedding packages, each with a great range of features so all you have to do is choose and then relax while we take care of every detail.

To start planning your perfect day call us on 01234 346 565

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