The Arundell Arms Hotel, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AA +44 (0) 1566 784666
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Arundell Arms Hotel & Restaurant.

One -to-One, Group Tuition & Guiding 

Whether you have never picked up a fishing rod before or are an experienced angler looking to brush up your casting or fishing skills, our instructors are here to help. Lessons are tailored to suit your needs and requirements and will take place on one of our seven rivers, the lake or on the coast. All tackle can be provided at no extra cost. It is essential to book tuition and guides in advance.

Price - Full day
(minimum of 4hrs personal tuition)

£200 per person

£250 for 2-3 persons

£350 for 4-5 persons

£125 per person (under 17)

Price - Half day, morning or afternoon session
(minimum of 2 hrs personal tuition)

£130 per person

£180 for 2-3 persons

£200 for 4-5 persons

£75 per person (under 17)


Tuition, guiding, courses and fishing day tickets are all available to non-residents of the hotel. The course and tuition prices include all fishing charges and tackle hire, but not an EA rod licence* or any accommodation unless otherwise stated. For accommodation charges please see hotel tariff. A ‘full day’ covers a minimum of four hours with an instructor; plus fishing on the beat for the day. A ‘half day’ covers a minimum of two hours with an instructor; plus fishing for the remainder of the morning or afternoon session. Deposit: We request a 50% course fee deposit per participant on booking. This deposit will be returned if you give us more than 31 days notice of cancellation.


*The Environment Agency have reviewed the way fishing licences are sold, and are ending the system of Retained Agents. As from 1 April 2017 the Arundell Arms will no longer be a licence agent. The responsibility to have a licence is that of the angler. Licences must be obtained before fishing, and can be obtained from the Post Office, by phone on 0344 800 5386, or from




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.