10% off when you book DIRECT! 
When you stay with us you can guarantee your electric vehicle will have a full battery! 
Receive a free night stay when booking for 8 days or more! 
Free room upgrade (when available)! 
Now OPEN for HOT food ALL DAY 
Restaurant & Bar open from Noon EVERY DAY 
Kitchen OPEN hours: 
DAILY - 12:00 - 2:30 & 6:00 - 8:30pm 
Sunday (CARVERY) - 12:00 onwards then restaurant from 6:00pm 
HOT food - Burgers, Pies, Pizzas and light snacks AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES! 
Hot Bar food is ALWAYS available! 
Need to host a PRIVATE FUNCTION, BUSINESS MEETING or a WEDDING? Our fabulous function room is available at very reasonable rates- with seating for up to 75 guests! 
Please ask for a tour, with its own bar & built-in A/V Systems including an HD Projector, 12 foot electric screen and 1000 Watts of High Quality P.A. with wireless microphones! 
OUR SIX 22KW AC Type 2 (Three phase) Rolec Quantum Electric Vehicle chargepoints are FULLY OPERATIONAL 
Available for Public use (Just load the Vendelectric App) - or stay with us and plug in overnight! 
(Please check your vehicle handbook for Maximum A.C. charging rates as EVs vary widely between 2 to 8 hours for a full charge on AC) 
On tap - Guinness, Fosters, Coors, Carling, Madri, Atlantic IPA, Offshore & Cold River Cider  
Real Ales - Various Local, Sharps and Skinners real ales always available - these are rotated on a regular basis and include Doombar, Sea Fury, Betty Stogs, Lushingtons and others! 
Large selection of quality Bottled Beers and an extensive range of fruity Ciders plus a full range of Spirits including a well stocked Gin Bar! 
Please be sure to check out our exclusive wines from North Coast Wines in Bude! 
Extensive range of quality non alcoholic and soft drinks including zero alcohol Gins, Ciders, Lagers & Wines 
Please see our new Winter 2023-4 MENU  
Take-away option available! 
Hotel bookings for this year and next being accepted now with no deposit or cancellation fees! 
Keith, John, Denzel the Dane, Louie our King Charles Cavalier Puppy & the whole team, welcome you to our Bickford Arms! well as Blue, DJ, Sunny, Rocky, Jamie + April our six Emus; and our fourteen pygmy goats! 
(Just speak to John if you'd like to meet them) 

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

Keith and John would like to welcome you to The Bickford Arms Inn at Brandis Corner, a tiny hamlet near 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 & Louie the Cavalier Puppy are waiting to greet you.  
We have a small forest area adjoining the car park where we keep our six Emus and twelve Pygmy Goats. They're all very friendly - just speak to John if you'd like to meet them! 
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! 
NEW BT Ultra-fast 900Mb/S (Full Fibre) Broadband (free of charge) throughout the premises. 
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 just take a look at our Videos on Facebook (link at bottom of this page) 
There is a wooded, lit and fenced off area of forest adjoining the Car Park currently under construction where you will soon be able to take your best buddies for a little scamper about - any time of day or night! 
Please note we have a free large & secure car park with CCTV which can accommodate bigger vehicles such as coaches, work vehicles and motor caravans. We have even accommodated a 40ft articulated truck on a few occasions! 
SIX 22KW Type 2 EV charging points AVAILABLE to ALL! (Vendelectric App)  
Both John and myself are now driving electric so please feel free to ask us about our experiences if you'd like advice or are considering making the switch to electric 
For the safety and security of our valued guests, CCTV is in operation throughout the premises and outside areas 
Make your stay in beautiful Devon 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 Inn is at the heart of Devon’s magnificent Ruby Country and is only a short drive from the moors and the stunning beaches of North Devon and North Cornwall. 
We pride ourselves on being a local community Pub & hotel 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 hotel 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, family and one double with bath and all others rain 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, 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 Inn 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 Inn is at 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 is 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! 

Please click on this Menu link for our latest Menus! 




  Sunday Carvery from £14.95 (extra meat £1) 

Available every Sunday Lunchtime from noon 
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 £7.50 
Choice of Turkey, Pork, Beef or Gammon, served with Roast Potatoes, a choice of six different Veg and our legendary Yorkshire puddings 
Please speak to a member of staff for information on ingredients, allergies or any other special dietary related issues. All our dishes are freshly cooked in our own kitchen by our own chef who will be delighted to discuss any special requests or requirements you may have! 
PLEASE NOTE - If you have allergies or require veggie or gluten free alternatives, please ask your server. 
Whilst we make stringent efforts sourcing, preparing & handling to avoid the introduction of allergens, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that they haven't been introduced during other 
stages of the manufacturing process.  
Please make your server aware of any dietary requirements or allergies when ordering your meal. 
Due to the popularity of our Restaurant, pre-bookings are advised. Please call 01409 221318 to book a table. 
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