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New Year's Day Carvery 

Join us for a plateful of Devon's finest quality roast dinner on the 1st
for an irresistable £8.95 per person


Call now to book 01769 580345



Wedding Fair with Heart FM - win a luxury break!!!  

Sunday 15th January is the date for your diary to visit our brilliant wedding fair.

Entry is FREE and there will be over 20 stalls ranging from the unusual to the essential from North Devon suppliers. Doors open 11-3 and there is a hog roast available on the day if you are peckish.

PLUS We have teamed up with Heart FM radio for the "Who's melted your heart" competition to win a luxury mini break. Simply guess how long the diamond ring takes to melt through the frozen heart for your chance to win a mini-moon!!


Contact us for more information



Winter Menu!!!New dinner menu

This autumn the steak and kidney puddin' is back! Plus don't miss our new speciality sharing platters for 2 or 4 featuring the finest meat and game from our local suppliers. Choose from Chateaubriand with all the trimmings for the finest fillet from Exmoor or our West Country Trencher with select cuts of pork, lamb, poussin and sirloin and side dishes galore! We have also included some amazing new dishes such as roulade of belly pork  or Proper Fish n Chips served in newspaper complete with mushy peas and a pickled onion! Our new Fox & Hounds Knickerbocker Glory is not to be missed - we dare you to finish it!

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Click here to email us about reservations


Treetops Luxury Tree house

Heard about our amazing 2 bedroom fully self catering house up a 250 year old oak tree?

Overlooking the fishing lake with it's own private fishing stand and surrounded by Eggesford Forest this is truly a unique and romantic place for that special occasion or family holiday.

Fully fitted kitchen, king sized bedroom, Twin bunk room, lounge, bathroom with copper bath and seperate shower and massive sun deck - all 15m high!

Click here to find out more

Afternoon Tea

Don't miss our ever popular Afternoon Tea  featuring afternoon tea devonfreshly baked mini cakes, scones, pastries and dainty sandwiches with a fantastic tea selection (or champagne!) from 12 to 5pm by prior arrangement. Available for groups of 4 to 40 guests or as a gift voucher valid for 1 year.

Booking Required on 01769 580345 and great value at £15.00 per person

Gift vouchers available by clicking here (please supply contact number).

Festive Swing Sunday Lunch


December 11th for some FREE live croons and tunes from

The Crooner. Book NOW for carvery to guarantee yor place!
01769 580345



Christmas & New Year's Eve 2016

It's never too early to book. Come and join us this year and let someone else do all the cooking whilst you sip a nice glass of chilled white by the crackling fire before enjoying a fantastic 4 course Christmas Lunch. Booking early is highly recommended. £52.00 adult £24 under 12's with 1 FREE child or senior citizen lunch for every 4 adults booked . Click here for our tasty menu

Our New Year's Eve dinner and dance sells out every year and this time round our Chef will be offering our new Luxury Mixed Grill as the piece de resitance alongside a wonderful choice of delectable dishes before our live covers band get those feet moving all night long. Just £55 per person per ticket including delicious 4 course dinner and dancing to the early hours.

Christmas or New Year's Break?

Christmas 2016

The atmosphere at The Fox is warm and cosy over the festive period and we always try to spoil you rotten if you are looking to get away from it all. Our 3 day packages include dinner each night (hot buffet on the 25th December) and an optional fun quiz on Christmas Eve followed by gala breakfast each morning. Our fabulous Christmas day lunch is also part of your package and we throw in mince pies and mulled wine on arrival with a proper Devon cream tea on Boxing Day to top up the calories!

            Standard room: £745 total for 2 adults 
            Superior room: £795 
            Single room: £450 

·         Children aged between 4-12 are charged at £50 per child per night and includes all meals as above

·         Children aged 12+ are £75 per child per night when sharing with 2 adults and includes all meals as above

·         Dogs are £20 per dog for the ENTIRE stay

·         Additional B&B nights can be added either side for £69 per night for 2 adults, and £95 per night DBB.


New Year 2016


2 Day New Year’s Break including bed and breakfast, a ticket to the New Year’s Eve gala dinner & dance and dinner on the other night of your stay:

            Standard room: £240 per person
            Superior room: £275 per person 
            Single room: £255+ dinner 

For single occupancy of a double room, add 50% of price per person on top of single rate

Children 4-12 when sharing with 2 full paying adults £30 per child per night, including tickets

Children 14+ when sharing with 2 full paying adults £50 per child per night, including tickets


·         Additional nights either side can be added at discounted B&B rate of £69 per night for 2 adults.

Christmas Parties  Christmas parties in Devon

We can offer a great value Festive celebration for groups for lunch or dinner with 3 course sit down meals starting from £23.Enquire now for more information

Our Party Night for groups of all sizes on 17th December sees a touch of class come to Eggesford Abbey so join Lord and Lady Fox for a welcome Bucks Fizz followed by fantastic 3 course banquet and dancing to the early hours. Book your ticket NOW at just £24.95 per person with great deals on overnight stays from £79 for a double B&B.

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Other dates for private celebrations are also possible (minimum 40 guests). Call 01769 580345 for more information


Wedding competition with Heart FM - win a wedding !!!  

Sunday 16th October is the date for your diary for your chance to win your dream wedding! We have teamed up with Heart FM radio for the "Who's melted your heart" competition. Simply come to the hotel between 12 and 4 to register how long it will take for a gold ring to melt through the enormous heart ice scuplture. Our Garden Party Wedding gazebo will be set up for you to have a look at our NEW package available for 2017 or simply enjoy a carvery lunch whilst waiting for the ice to melt (booking advised)


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Wedding Fayre 2017Wedding Fayre Devon

Sunday January 15th 11am to 3pm - Free Entry

This year's wedding fayre was a huge success with over 35 suppliers and 120 brides registering with us. If you are interested in show casing at next years event email us.




Best Wedding Venue in Devon

We do mean to show off because we have just been nominated a finalist again for Best Wedding Venue in Devon at the SW Wedding Awards which makes us 3 times winner and twice runner up in the last 6 years and we also reached the top 10 in the whole South West England in the National Wedding Awards 2013!!

For more information on our awards and accolades please click here.