The Bickford Arms NEWS 
HOTEL currently open for Key Workers & Exemptions 
 
 
GRAND Re-Opening Update - 
Getting prepared to welcome you back! 
STOP PRESS STOP PRESS - You will soon be able to visit us BY TRAIN! 
Okehampton to Exeter line to fully reopen with an hourly service later this year! 
 
Hotel bookings from Monday, 17th May 2021 onwards being accepted now with no deposit or cancellation fees! 
 
 
MONDAY, APRIL 12th 2021 : RE-OPENING THE BAR & RESTAURANT for customers outside in our beer gardens 
 
MONDAY, MAY 17th 2021 : FULL-RE OPENING OF HOTEL FOR GENERAL BOOKINGS, the inside bars & restaurant 
 
 
We're having a little celebration in our beer gardens on re opening day, Monday 12th April from 12 noon, there'll be a yummy selection of free bites and the kitchen will be open if you're extra hungry! 
 
Please remember it's still 'RULE OF SIX' (or two households) to a table but you don't need to eat and we can open past 10pm 
 
Unfortunately, we can't welcome you inside just yet but we'll be making sure you're all safe and comfortable in our colourful beer gardens for now!  
(to use the washrooms, we have a one-way system and hand sanitisers in operation) 
 
Later this year we're hoping to announce some very special fun events (as soon as is safe after restrictions are ended) to celebrate our valued friendships and community! 
 
Our restaurant is always open for guests as required. 
 
We'll keep you updated on here and Facebook (link at the bottom of this page) and we're looking forward to spoiling you all with our fabulous new SUMMER 2021 menu 
 
As seen on Channel 4 'Four in a Bed' - 15-19 March 2021 
 
We'd like to take this opportunity to thank our lovely customers & suppliers for their friendship and support as  
we all deal with this crisis, and are looking forward to welcoming you back really soon. 
Take care of yourselves and stay safe. 
 
Keith, John, Denzel, Patch & The Team @ The Bickford. 

WELCOME TO THE BICKFORD ARMS  A traditional Devon community pub that loves to welcome everyone! 

Keith and John would like to welcome you to The Bickford Arms, Brandis Corner, Holsworthy. We thrive on a sense of community and host not only Bed and Breakfast guests, but a diverse range and mix of visitors from Private Functions & Parties to quick stopoffs for a tasty bite to eat or a cosy place to rest.  
 
Combining the warmth and familiarity of your own living room with the luxury of good service and the best quality food, we are more than just somewhere to lay your head as part of your stay in fabulous North Devon. 
 
We're very dog friendly and love welcoming your four legged best friends. 
Denzel, our big soppy Great Dane and little Patch our Jack Russell are both waiting to greet you. We have almost an acre of beautiful Forest land adjoining the Car Park where you can exercise your Dogs in safety. 
 
If your stay with us coincides with a weekend, why not take advantage of our famous Sunday Roast, where you can enjoy the delicious, hearty food on offer at our traditional Sunday Carvery. With a choice of four succulent meats all sourced from local farms and our acclaimed Yorkshire Puds all washed down with a lovely Pint or a special glass of Wine, you may just feel the need to walk it off in our beautiful local countryside, especially if you get tempted by one of our naughty desserts! 
 
Wi-Fi 
Super-fast (Full Fibre) Broadband available free of charge throughout the premises. 
STOP PRESS STOP PRESS - Due to be upgraded to ULTRA FAST GIGABIT BROADBAND later this year! 
 
Doggy Fun 
For those that are lucky enough to be visiting with their furry friends we have plenty of fantastic ideas for exercise and fun. To see a few local walking suggestions, take a look at our Videos on Facebook (link at bottom of this page) 
 
PARKING 
Please note we have a free large, secure car park with CCTV and can accommodate bigger vehicles such as coaches, work vehicles and motor caravans. We have even accommodated a 40ft articulated truck on a few occasions! 
EV charging points are coming soon - watch this space! 
Make your stay in Holsworthy a comfy, cosy one. While Hostels and chain Hotels might be the latest and popular trend, you’ll never beat the authentic, unique quality of a good Bed and Breakfast. Bed and Breakfasts are a special cultural aspect of the UK and are renowned for their cosy atmosphere and personal touch. 
 
The Bickford Arms is in the heart of Devon’s magnificent Ruby Country and is only a short drive from Dartmoor and the stunning beaches of North Devon and North Cornwall. 
 
We pride ourselves on being a local community Pub with a superb venue for private functions and weddings. Our accommodation is second to none and in the most idyllic setting. If you're lucky you'll get to meet some of our colourful and loyal band of regulars who'll no doubt welcome you to the area and tell you all about it! 
The pub is rated AA Four Diamonds, so you can be sure that your stay will be comfortable and your welcome will be warm. Our accommodation has eleven quality spacious letting bedrooms, all centrally heated, some with bath and others shower, all en-suite. Our rooms are beautifully furnished, each with its own ambience and character and offer modern convenience with traditional style and attention to detail. 
 
We continue our policy of freshly preparing all food in our own kitchen. Everything is sourced from local suppliers (eggs from our own hens), and we take great care in maintaining the highest standards of quality. We serve an excellent range of Real Ales, Draught Lagers and Ciders with a Wine List to suit all tastes. 
Whether you're coming in for a quiet pint, choosing something delicious from our Bar or Dining Room menus, or staying over for a business or holiday trip, we want your ‘Bickford Arms experience’ to be a memorable one.  
 
At The Bickford Arms we serve good, traditional food and strive to offer the very best in Devon hospitality, 
working as a team to ensure your stay with us is a pleasurable one. 
 
Wanting to check out the local area and what it has to offer?  
The Bickford Arms is in a prime location, just a short drive from Dartmoor and less than an hour from Exmoor National Park  
as well as the many fabulous beaches of North Cornwall and North Devon, such as Bude, Widemouth Bay, 
Westward Ho, Instow, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe!  
 
If the coast's not your thing or you just prefer the tranquility of the countryside, there's a treasure trove of delightful villages 
and glorious old historic towns nearby all set in breathtaking landscapes just waiting to be explored. 
 
Ask a friendly member of staff for recommendations during your stay,  
we will be more than happy to point you in the right direction, many of our beaches are dog friendly too! 

A Selection from our Mains Menu 

Choice of lunch or evening meals for £11.95 
Prime Sirloin Steak £18.95 
Surf 'n' Turf or Mixed Grill £19.95 
Bar snacks & take-away service available  
Vegetarian & Gluten-free options please ask 

Dining & Bar Times (New 2021 opening tba) 

To be announced soon! 

Sunday Carvery £8.95 

Will be available every Sunday Lunchtime from 12pm - 2.30pm. Plated Roast dinners also available for the remainder of the day and evening. 
Our Sunday carvery is very popular so it's advisable to book. Children under 12 eat for FREE* 
*(one child per accompanying adult) 
 
Choice of Turkey, Pork, Beef or Gammon, served with Roast Potatoes, a choice of six different Veg and our legendary Yorkshire puddings 
 
Why not SUPERSIZE your carvery with an extra big plate for only £10.95! 
 
Due to the popularity of our Carvery, pre-bookings are advised. Please call 01409 221318 to book a table. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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