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Forda Farm is a working family farm, in the heart of Ruby country, close to the North Devon and Cornwall border.
Val, Roddy and family welcome you to their traditional, working farm, close to the North Devon and Cornwall border where we offer quality bed and breakfast accommodation. The market town of Holsworthy and the coastal town of Bude are close by.
Enjoy a delicious Devonshire cream tea on arrival, served in our dining room or out in the garden in fine weather using local clotted cream, jam and homemade scones. This offers an opportunity to make yourselves at home and to find out a little about Forda Farm.
Forda Farm nestles in a tranquil secluded valley, bordered on two sides by streams which eventually flow into the River Waldon and then on into the River Torridge. The River Torridge meanders its way through the rolling North Devon countryside to its end at the Little White Town of Bideford.
The beaches of Bude, Widemouth Bay and Crackington Haven are all within easy reach. (Bude is 13 miles away-a drive of approximately 20 minutes.) Surfing lessons are available in Bude.
The North Devon and North Cornish coast offer many opportunities for walking, with Tamar Lake and Roadford Lake offering a variety of water sports.
The Three moors of Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin moor offer a range of scenery and a variety of walking opportunities.
The world famous Eden Project is within an hours drive and makes an excellent day trip. Eden Project tickets and Eden Project short Breaks can be arranged. (Just ask Val for more details) RHS Rosemoor, Docton Mill gardens, Hartland Abbey, Winsford Walled gardens and a number of gardens which open for charity can be found locally.
Relax and unwind after a busy days activity in our beamed lounge with wood burning stove or in our cosy welcoming bedroom.
Simple Two-course evening meals can be offered by arrangement only or try one of our local pubs.
Children welcome from any age.
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
01 September 2013
“Very comfortable stay”
Good standard of accommodation and good quality of food, with a very welcoming owner
Reply from Forda Farm at 3 Sep 2013
Glad you both had a great time. Hope to see you soon. cheers V
SS 376076 50.84508 -4.30813
At Holsworthy Beacon on the A388 turn left at crossroads (if coming from Bideford), right if coming from Holsworthy. Take 2nd road on left to Brendon, Forda Farm is 1 mile on left-hand side.
From Exeter St David's - 45 miles
- Children welcome
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Packed lunches provided
- Special diets available
- Laundry/valet service
- Ironing facilities
- Private parking
- Totally non-smoking
- Dogs/pets NOT accepted
- Central heating
- Electric shaver points
- Working farm
- Vegetarian diet available
- WiFi or internet access
- DVD player
- CD player
- Single sex groups welcomed
- Evening meals
- High chairs available
- Cots available
- Real log/coal fires
Children welcome from any age.
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
- Solid ie tarmac / concrete etc
- Drop-off point for guests outside entrance
- Route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Has steps and no ramp
- Good contrast between the floor and wall
- Guest information available in large print (14pt and over)
- Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
- Bedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
- Bathrooms available with:
- Separate shower unit
We are a working farm with a family room. There are a number of steps up to the main entrance and 1 into the room. However when you are in the room everything is on one level. The shower cubicle has a small step into it. The route to the dining room also requires the user to negotiate the step out of the bedroom, cross the footpath past the front door and negotiate 2 steps into the dining room. It has been used in the past by guests with mobility issues but is not ideal.
- Steps to the main entrance
- 3 (1 large)Number of steps to entrance
- Entrance well lit
- Bell at main entrance
- Good contrast between the floor and walls
- Menus available in large print (14pt and over)
- Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
- Sugar free (diabetic)
- Gluten free (coeliac)
- Lactose free (dairy free)
- Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
- Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities