CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Saturday 2nd January 2021 
DEVON & CORNWALL now subject to H.M. Government Tier 3 guidelines. 
It is with much regret that due to the emergency, we are currently only honouring bookings from KEY WORKERS. 
We will accept general public bookings for later in the year, subject to a zero charge booking or cancellation fee.  
We obviously cannot predict when the Hotel will reopen fully and recommend you follow the latest Coronavirus Updates. 
Our restaurant will be open for guests as required. 
New 2021 Menu & Takeaway service will be updated very soon..... 
We will keep this website as up to date as possible and we 
are looking forward to spoiling you all with our fabulous new 2021 menu 
and our NEW Takeaway Service which will be starting soon! 
Latest H.M. Government COVID Tier 3 rules : 
All Hotels, Bars & B&B's MUST CLOSE except for takeaway and delivery food and to provide accommodation for Key Workers 
Obviously, Track & Trace, Face Masks, Hand Sanitisation, One-Way Systems, etc are all still crucially important so drinks and meals are TABLE SERVICE ONLY, clean towels, supplies & bed linen will be left outside your Hotel room door during your stay. 
Hotel is still open for Key Workers for bookings. 
Hotel bookings from the General Public are still being accepted from all areas for later in the year. Please bear in mind that all of Devon and Cornwall are currently classified as 'Tier 3' and are therefore currently subject to the Government's 'Tier 3' emergency rules. All Summer bookings are subject to a zero charge cancellation policy. We cannot currently provide an opening date. 
We are still able to honour bookings from Key Workers and we will run a restaurant service if demand allows. 
(Key workers are defined as those for whom it is essential to stay away from home for work purposes) 
KEY WORKERS please call us on 01409 221318 / 07973 285818  
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our lovely customers for their friendship and support as  
we deal with this crisis, and are all looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. 
Take care of yourselves and stay safe. 
Keith, John & 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! 
Super-fast (Full Fibre) Broadband available free of charge throughout the premises. 
Hunting & Fishing 
For those that enjoy fishing and hunting, (Snipe, Deer, etc) we are ideally situated. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements as we often arrange hunting and fishing trips with local experts 
Please note we have a large, secure car park with CCTV and can accommodate bigger vehicles such as coaches, work vehicles and motor caravans. We have had a 40ft articulated truck stay here before now! 
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, 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! 

New 2020 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 (reduced due to COVID) 

Saturday & Sunday 12pm - 10pm.  
Weekday Evenings 4pm - 10pm 
Last bookings 8:30pm 
Last orders at the bar 9:30pm 

Sunday Carvery £8.95 

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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