Set on the banks of the River Ouse in the heart of this historic market town, the magnificent Bedford Swan Hotel provides the ideal location for a truly stunning wedding and a lifetime of happy memories.
If you are looking to hold your civil ceremony and reception at the Bedford Swan Hotel, this beautiful 18th-century building offers a range of highly distinctive, character rooms catering for the smallest of weddings to grander occasions of up to 250 guests.
Our all-inclusive wedding packages have been meticulously designed to take the stress out of your special day. From the moment you book your wedding until the day itself, our dedicated team will assist with your preparations paying attention to even the smallest of details.
by Mr Oliveron Tue, 29th November, 2016
This was the perfect venue for our Civil Partnership. The price was very reasonable indeed and each meeting we had in the planning was always comfortable and unrushed. We booked the library as our venue. We were going to have our drinks reception after the ceremony in the corridor. On the actual day it turned out the room opposite the ... Read More
by Helen Hunton Sun, 27th November, 2016
We had a very small Reception at the Swan Hotel for just 27 guests on Saturday 27th August 2016. This followed our ceremony at Bedford Registry Office. Leading up to the date Lara was absolutely wonderful, keeping me informed as to what was going on, what I still needed to do and always answered my emails quickly. She made it ... Read More
by Pingon Sat, 26th November, 2016
The dinner room is very nice and splendid. The ensuit room is nice too. And the staff are friendly, very helpful before and after the wedding. The only problem is the long delay between our starter and main course, which delayed our wedding breakfast for more than 1 hour. So when our evening guests arrived, some of our day guests ... Read More
by Faye Judgeon Thu, 24th November, 2016
I cannot speak highly enough of The Bedford Swan Hotel!!! They guided us through every stage and gave us some great advice and help with the planning! We had quite a few decorations to be put out on the day, such as table cards, presents, gift bags for the children with log decorations and pencil jars, I felt like I ... Read More
by Lynne Kiddon Wed, 23rd November, 2016
We got married at the Bedford Swan Hotel on the 13th August 2016. It genuinely was the best day we could have asked for, it went perfectly and this was all thanks to the staff at the Swan Hotel. The Hotel has a wedding coordinator, Lara, who was an absolute star throughout the whole process. She provided us with anything ... Read More