Dear Guests both returning and new. 
It is with great regret that due to Covid-19 The Bickford Arms has had to close for all of April and May or until further notice re Government ruling. 
These include Solar Farm workers, BT Engineers, Farm workers, Utility workers, Care Staff and NHS workers ..... plus any other Key Workers that require "a safe place to stay". 
NB: We are continuing to keep "a safe distance ruling" on the premises during your stay, and we are adhering to the WHO's  
(World Health Organisation) instructions re regular disinfecting all areas and regular washing of hands. 
If you are a "KEY WORKER" AND YOU REQUIRE A "SAFE PLACE TO STAY" - Call Keith on 07973 285818 or email us at with your proof of credentials. 
It is of paramount importance that during this time of crisis we protect our guests, ourselves, our community in Holsworthy and surrounding areas. We are closely following Government instructions and guidelines and will re-open as soon as it is safe to do so. 
If you have any queries or wish to move your bookings to later in the year, contact Keith on - 07973 285818 or email us at any time.  
The phone has voicemail and the emails will be picked up on a daily basis. 
We most sincerely hope we will be seeing you again or meeting you in the not too far distant future. 
"Please stay safe". 
Keith Reynolds and Staff. 

WELCOME TO THE BICKFORD ARMS  Now under new management with a total new refurbishment. 

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 wealth of people for private functions as well as quick stops for a bite to eat and 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 a place to rest your head as part of your stay in Holsworthy. 
We are dog friendly and welcome you all along with your four legged best friends. 
Functioning as a pub during the day, you can get acquainted with the locals and indulge yourself in the atmosphere while you take a break and have a drink. If your stay with us coincides with a weekend, take advantage of the Sunday carvery, where you can truly enjoy the delicious, hearty food on offer for a traditional Sunday roast dinner with a choice of 4 succulent meats. 
Super-fast Broadband available. 
We are also ideally situated for those that enjoy fishing and hunting, particularly Snipe & Deer. 
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 settings. 
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 11 quality spacious letting bedrooms, all centrally heated, with bath and shower en-suite, and beautifully furnished.each with its own ambience and character, offer modern convenience with traditional style and attention to detail. 
We continue our policy of preparing all food fresh in our own kitchen. Everything is sourced from local suppliers, and we take great care in maintaining high standards of quality. We serve excellent Real Ales, Draft Lagers and Beers and a Wine List to suit most tastes. 
Whether you come in for a quiet pint, choose something delicious from our bar or dining room menus, or stay over on 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, offering the best in Devon hospitality and work as a team to ensure that your stay with us is a pleasure. 
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 to Exmoor National Park as well as many fabulous beaches of North Cornwall and North Devon such as Bude, Westward Ho, Instow, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe!  
Ask a friendly member of staff for recommendations during your stay,  
who will be more than happy to point you in the right direction. 

Lunch Menu 

Lunch menu starts from £5.95 
Choice of a main course and a dessert for £10.  
Monday - Friday from 12pm - 2.00pm 


Every Lunchtime 12pm - 2pm. Every Evening 6pm-9pm 

Sunday Carvery £8.95 

Available every Sunday Lunchtime from 12pm - 2.30pm. Our Sunday carvery is very popular. 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 6 different veg and our legendary Yorkshire puddings 
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