Pubs and inns

On this page find out more about the pubs and inns in Ruby Country. There are many to chose from, most serving good food too, and some offering accommodation.

Use this map to select a pub or pubs to fit with your itinerary.



The Bridge Inn, BridgeruleThe Bridge Inn, 

Bridge Inn, Bridgerule, Holsworthy EX22 7EJ

01288 381316

The only pub west of the Tamar and still in Devon. Good food, real ales, general knowledge quiz every Sunday at 8pm.

Red Post InnRed Post Inn

The Red Post Inn, Launcells, Bude. EX23 9NW

Tel. 01288 381305

During the day, The Red Post Inn is a cafe/tea room, whilst in the evening it becomes a traditional pub serving food. A touring park and camping ground are also available, within easy reach of Holsworthy and Bude.

Bradworthy Inn,

Bradworthy Inn, The Square, Bradworthy. EX22 7TD

Tel. 01409 241222

Welcome to Bradworthy Inn, a family run, traditional 16th century coaching inn offering a fine selection of real ales, beers, wines and spirits. Situated on the picturesque market square in the village of Bradworthy, this is the perfect place to stop and enjoy a hearty meal or a refreshing drink. Bradworthy Inn encourages families, children are very welcome, as are dogs.

Crown and Sceptre

The Crown and Sceptre,

4 Fore Street, Holsworthy. EX22 6EB

01409 253645

Old Market InnOld Market Inn, 

Old Market Inn, Chapel Street, Holsworthy. Ex22 6AY

Tel. 01409 253941

The Old Market Inn hotel and restaurant in Holsworthy North Devon is a family partnership run recently refurbished free house. Excellent food and exquisite wines to temp your taste buds. Well kept award winning ales, beers and ciders are always a treat. Also home to Holsworthy Comedy Club. Accommodation available.

White Hart HotelThe White Hart,

The White Hart Hotel, Fore Street, Holsworthy. EX22 6EB

Tel. 01409 253475

We wish you a warm welcome to our wonderful market town of Holsworthy, Devon. The White Hart is a family run free house establishment with real ales, including some special ales from our local breweries – these are really worth trying! Accommodation available.

The Rydon InnThe Rydon Inn,

The Rydon Inn, Bude Road, Holsworthy. EX22 7HU

Tel. 01409 259244

The Rydon Inn at was originally a Devon longhouse. It now combines tradition and atmosphere to provide you with an exceptional dining experience. Featured in the 2012 Good Beer Guide, The Rydon Inn also has a wide range of well kept real ales.

Tally Ho!The Tally Ho Inn,

Tally Ho!, 14 Market Street, Hatherleigh. EX20 3JN

01837 810306

With a fine selection of beer and wine and an extensive menu, Tally Ho! is an interesting place to relax with a drink or to enjoy a meal.

The GeorgeThe George, 

The George, 5 Market Street, Hatherleigh. EX20 3JN

Tel. 01837 811612

The George in Hatherleigh has been at the heart of Hatherleigh’s affairs since it was first established c.1450, serving as a meeting point for locals and market traders and merchants, as a coaching Inn, and now, as a country pub and restaurant offering fine accommodation and food to a very high standard.

The Green DragonThe Green Dragon,

The Green Dragon, The Square,Northlew. EX20 3NN

Tel: 01409 221 228

A warm welcome, good beer and wines and an extensive menu awaits you at The Green Dragon in the quiet village of Northlew.

Clovelly InnClovelly Inn,

Clovelly Inn, Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton. EX20 4JZ

Tel. 01837 871447

The Clovelly Inn Free House is an authentic rural Devon pub, dating back to the 18th Century. It has a welcoming, child-friendly atmosphere, with a fine selection of real ales which changes weekly, and home cooked food available seven days a week.

Junction InnJunction Inn,

The Junction Inn, Halwill Junction, Beaworthy. EX21 5XR

Tel. 01409 221239

Located in the quiet village of Halwill Junction, the Junction Inn pays homage to bygone days when the village grew up around the railway.

The Bull and Dragon

The Bull and Dragon

The Bull and Dragon, Meeth. EX20 3EP

Tel. 01837 810325

Sharon and Richard welcome you to the Bull and Dragon. We’re a small pub, serving real homemade food, real ales, wines, soft drinks and lots of Gin!

Great little pub at the end of the Tarka Trail. Good selection of beers and pub food. The steak and ale pies with double fried chips are wonderful. (Testimonial)

The Laurels InnThe Laurels Inn,

The Laurels Inn, Petrockstowe. EX20 3HJ

Tel. 01837 810578

The Laurels carries on the Devon tradition of welcoming locals and travellers alike, with an award winning range of beers, both modern and traditional. Good food is served, catering for all tastes and requirements. The Laurels is situated just a mile from the now famous Tarka Trail, cyclists and walkers will always find a warm welcome and a refreshing drink.

Devil's Stone InnThe Devil’s Stone Inn,

The Devil’s Stone Inn, Shebbear. EX21 5RU

Tel 01409 281210

“Probably the best pub in Shebbear” The Devil’s Stone Inn is a 17th Century former farmhouse which was converted into a coaching inn some four hundred years ago. Sitting on the edge of the village square, the pub is a beamed, flagstone-floored building with several open fireplaces. We aim to serve good, freshly cooked food and well-conditioned beer in a friendly atmosphere. Accommodation is also available.

Duke of YorkThe Duke of York,

The Duke of York, Iddesleigh, Okehampton. EX19 8BG

Tel. 01837 810253

The Duke of York, near the Tarka Trail gives you a warm welcome with roaring log fires and very friendly staff. We offer excellent cask ales and are proud of our CAMRA listing. Children & Pets are welcome and there is a lovely beer garden when the sun is shining. With a restaurant renowned for generous portions of home cooked food which is all sourced locally. Accommodation is also available

halfmooninn_01The Half Moon Inn,

The Half Moon Inn, Sheepwash, Beaworthy. EX21 5NE

Tel. 01409 231376

The Half Moon Inn is well known, not just for the fishing but for the quality of its beers, well stocked bar and wine cellar, with wines from around the world to suit most palates. We now have a large and varied menu to suit most tastes (and pockets), available both in the bar and the restaurant. Accommodation is also available.

Torridge InnThe Torridge Inn,

The Torridge Inn, Black Torrington, Beaworthy. EX21 5PT

Tel. 01409 231243

Off the beaten track in the heart of Black Torrington, The Torridge Inn is the ideal spot to enjoy the traditional atmosphere and welcome of a true country pub with good food available too.

The Golden InnThe Golden Inn,

The Golden Inn, Highampton. EX21 5LT

Tel. 01409 231200

“Really welcoming atmosphere, good range of local real ales and excellent quality home-cooked menu. Definitely recommended!” (Testimonial)

Bickford ArmsThe Bickford Arms, 

The Bickford Arms, Brandis Corner, Holsworthy. EX22 7XY

Tel. 01409 221318

The Bickford Arms has stood at Brandis Corner near Holsworthy since the 17th century, and is now a traditional pub/restaurant offering bed and breakfast. Our menu 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.

Village InnThe Village Inn,

The Village Inn, The Green, Ashwater, Beaworthy. EX21 5EY

Tel. 01409 211200

Good beer, good wine, good food, good atmosphere. Good reasons to visit The Village Inn, Ashwater

Art Brew, Brightwater Farm, Thuborough Cottages, Sutcombe, Holsworthy EX22 7QE

The brewery turns 10 this year! There will be lots of events and celebrations to mark the occasion, including our August Beer Fest and we will keep you updated re these on here and on Twitter and Facebook.

We are very excited to announce that from just before Easter, our long awaited campsite will be open. It is a Camping and Caravanning site, so for details go here (please note, you must be a member to use our campsite)

So please, come and camp – we’ll meet you at the brewery for a few pints…

Opening Times;  Sunday – Thursday Closed, Friday 6 – 11pm, Saturday 12 – 11pm


Pint and PostThe Pint and Post,

The Pint and Post, St. Giles on the Heath, Launceston, PL15 9SA

Tel. 01566 775054

This pub is just so friendly! As non locals we were greeted and treated as if we were regulars and not just by the owners and staff. The locals in the bar/restaurant area were just as friendly and conversation flowed. It was quiz night which was well attended and it was clear that there was a great community spirit in existence! The food was delicious and very reasonably priced too! Many pubs elsewhere could learn a thing or two from The Pint and Post! (testimonial)

 red lion

The Red Lion Inn,

High Street,   Exbourne. EX20 3RY

Tel. 01837 851551

The Red Lion Inn is popular with both local customers and visitors and it is this mix which helps to create the lively atmosphere.
Situated close to the Tarka Trail, The Red Lion is an ideal destination for walkers and cyclists. Children and dogs are welcome.

beaver-innThe Beaver Inn,

Irsha St, Appledore, EX39 1RY Tel: 01237 474 822

The Beaver Inn in Appledore North Devon, awaits your visit to the banks of the Torridge estuary, at the point where the rivers Taw and Torridge join before ending their journey across Devon to the sea.
Enjoy the views over the water to Saunton sands, Braunton, Barnstaple and Instow whilst relaxing in the sunshine, on our riverside patio.

Make your selection from the catch of the day, or our other locally sourced food and our fine choice of wines, beers and real ales.                   

eastcott arms

Eastcott Arms

Eastcott Farm, North Tamerton, Holsworthy. EX22 6SB  Tel: 01409 271 172

Looking for great company, traditional farmhouse hospitality and probably the best pint in North Cornwall? Then come and find us at the Eastcott Arms

molesworth-armsMolesworth Arms,

Pyworthy, Holsworthy. EX22 6SU Tel: 01409 259966


If you can find a better pub in the local area , I would be surprised. Risen like a Phoenix, the Molesworth is now a perfect example of what a British pub should be. A stunning building, steeped in history, with a lovely welcome and amazing food and drink. Kit and Monique, and their staff will go out of their…(testimonial)

devons-ride-theRuby Country Partnership is pleased to be supporting these businesses and would like to support more. If you are interested in working with Ruby Country Partnership to develop and promote your business please contact us at Holsworthy Information Centre on 01409 254185 or email us at


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