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Val Wood
Forda Farm
EX22 7BS
Tel: +44 (0)1409 261 369
On arrival at Forda Farm, near Holsworthy, enjoy a delicious Devon cream tea served in the dining room or out in the garden, if the weather is fine. This provides an excellent chance to find out about our farm here in the heart of Ruby country and to make yourself at home.

Enjoy a delicious cream tea in the dining room at Forda Farm, Holsworthy, Devon

Cream Tea in the garden of Forda Farm bed and breakfast in the heart of Ruby country

 We want you to feel comfortable and experience life on our family farm here on the North Devon and Cornwall border. Take a stroll through the fields and watch out for the abundant wildlife. What will you see? Ask Val for the farm map and some of the wildlife information.




 Swap tales of your days exploring North Devon and Cornwall's delights. Have you been to Tintagel,Boscastle or Padstow? Tried out surfing at Bude or Widemouth Bay, been walking on Dartmoor or cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats. We love to know.

Torridge Room


The Torridge is a large family room situated on the ground floor, which has a separate entrance, a few feet from the front door making it ideal for honeymoon couples, families or the less able. The room has a 6 foot double or twin beds and a set of bunks. It also contains an en-suite shower room.


Your room has a digital television with DVD Player. A CD/Radio/Alarm clock. We can also offer you FREE internet access.

A beverage tray is also in your room for your comfort. We also give you some local fudge to savour.

Below is another aspect of the room and a painting of the river Torridge. 

En-suite shower in the Torridge rom at Forda Farm. in the heart of Ruby country. Painting of the River Torridge by Arthur Stewart

Tamar Room


Newly converted for 2012

19th Century Barn recently converted to a delightful ensuite bedroom. It is situated towards the rear of the farmhouse and has it's own entrance within the farmhouse garden.




The Tamar can accommodate a couple in a super king size bed or can be a twin. A beverage tray is provided and a small sofa for you to lounge in. Savour the local fudge which Val likes to provide for you to enjoy.A digital TV with DVD player is also available and FREE internet access.


The shower room has a large shower and  heated towel rail. We provide hand towels and Bath sheets for your use.


We are pleased to include the following in your stay:

  • Central Heating (if required)

  • Towels in bedroom.

  • Hairdryer.

  • Tea & Coffee,biscuits, local fudge and fresh milk.

  • Drying Room.

  • Colour TV in lounge.

  • Locked bicycle or leisure equipment storage.

  • Cream Tea on arrival (depending on time)

  • We are able to arrange the sale of Eden Project Tickets. (These allow you to fast track the queueing system at Eden.) Tickets can be gift aided and this allows you to return for FREE to Eden for the next 12 months!

  • Forda Farm has a number of discounts available with some local attractions. i.e. The Milky Way and Exmoor Zoo to name but two. (NB These vouchers are available to guests, only during their visit to Forda Farm)

  • Please note that we wish you to have a super time and we will endeavour to make your stay special. If you are celebrating any special events during your time with us please inform Val if you need to make any special arrangements.

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