The Arundell Arms Hotel, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AA +44 (0) 1566 784666
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Fly Fishing, Country Sports and Great Food...


>Over 55 Years of Family Management

>The hotel has been owned and run since 1961 by the Fox-Edwards family.

>Awarded 3 Silver Stars from the AA in January 2018.

Anne and Gerald Fox-Edwards took over the hotel 50 years ago and it has been serving guests ever since. Sadly Gerald died in 1973 and Anne Voss-Bark ( as she became following her marriage to Conrad) ran the hotel until 2008 when she was succeeded by her son Adam. A former winner of the Woman Hotelier of the Year Award, Anne was honoured in 1994 receiving the M.B.E. for services to tourism. In 2006 she celebrated the prestigious award presented from the Good Hotel Guide of "Sporting Hotel of the Year." Her book "West Country Fly Fishing," a collection of essays by experts and friends including Ted Hughes, Dermot Wilson, Brian Clarke and her late husband Conrad Voss Bark, is considered a classic.

The past 50 years have been a period of warm welcomes and consistent high quality service to our guests. Whilst strong on traditional values and service, the hotel has never stood still and there have been a constant stream of improvements to the hotel.

The hotel has been run since 2009 by Adam Fox-Edwards who has maintained the ethos of the hotel whilst continuing to develop it. He has an excellent team around him and the family involvement continues with his sons George and Harry helping at the hotel as well.

The hotel is still doing today what it has done for 300 years - providing a warm welcome to travelers and locals and serving great food and refreshment.



Master Chef of Great Britain

The kitchen is led by Master Chef of Great Britain, Steven Pidgeon supported by a talented and enthusiastic young team. Choose to dine at any of the 3 restaurants we have at the Arundell Arms and you will discover food that’s among the best in England. Seasonality, outstanding local produce and creativity are all high on the agenda on all our menu options. See our Food & Drink page for more details.


A Solid Reputation for Expertise in Fishing

The Arundell Arms fishing is looked after by David Pilkington and Alex Jones who are not only outstanding fishermen but have taught thousands of men and women, boys and girls to fish.



Proud of our Team

We are particularly proud that many of our staff have been with us for many years. We have 2 mothers and daughters with us and one grandmother, mother and daughter. This all helps to ensure that you will receive a real family welcome when you visit the hotel. Our greatest pleasure is when our guests return.






We’re offering a Sunday night stay for two to include our signature 'Taste of the West' five-course tasting menu in our 2 AA Rosette restaurant, a glass of pre-dinner bubbly and breakfast for just £82.50 per person.

Terms & Conditions

Subject to availability. Rate shown is per person and based on two people dining on our five-course tasting menu, with a glass of bubbly in our main restaurant (excluding additional beverages) and staying in a Classic double or twin room, including breakfast the following morning. This offer is only available on a Sunday.