We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Beckford Arms

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Tisbury
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The Beckford Arms
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

439 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for The Beckford Arms
See the most recent reviews
Showing 437: English reviews
Wiltshire
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great food once again, but such a shame that tables, floors etc aren't cleaned up properly from night before and waiting time in between courses so very slow, ie half an hour or so between starters and main as staff so busy. Unlikely to return again this time.

Helpful?
Thank Underhills
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went here on spec before going to the races and what a find!! Incredibly friendly service in fantastic surroundings and superb food. Set in beautiful ground this is a must visit place. We WILL be back for a dinner and a night in their lovely rooms!

Helpful?
Thank paulbosier
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
120 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Just had lunch at the Beckford which was excellent and the service friendly and personal, we had a table of 4 and everyone thought that it was of a very high standard and with a great ambiance we will all be going again.

Helpful?
Thank Martin B
Ely, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were in the area for the End of the Road festival and made the Beckford Arms our base. It is perfect for a morning stroll, excellent as a place for a few drinks and also the food they serve is as good as any gastro pub offering I've tried.They even provided wellies if it was raining (which it did).... More 

Helpful?
Thank portmanrd
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited tonight - our first visit. It will not be our last. The meal was first class. Even as a vegetarian I had a choice for both courses. Loved the heritage tomato and artichoke salad. My husband a carnivore was also very happy with his meal. The service was excellent. The meal well cooked and well presented and the... More 

Helpful?
Thank AlliT14
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed for one night for a short getaway, and were very happy with our stay. The room was comfortable and well presented, with some very thoughtful additional touches - bath salts, a spare razor, a spare toothbrush - and the hotel's location was perfect for walking, right on the edge of the picturesque Fonthill Estate. The hotel also provided... More 

Helpful?
Thank Simon C
Watford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great food, brilliant staff and lovely location - definitely worth a visit! My girlfriend and I both had the ploughman's lunch... which I thoroughly recommend! I cannot get over how friendly and attentive the staff are.

Helpful?
Thank hl91
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have to admit we have been to the Beckford Arms quite a few times and this was our second stay in the wonderful Splendens Lodges. Two lodges, located about 5 mins away from the Pub and are set in the amazing grounds of the Fonthill Estate. They are just the thing, if you want a quite escape to the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SimoGiv
Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed here last Thursday, just for one night en route to Cornwall, but will definitely be back. The room was comfortable, the dinner very good, the breakfast amazing, and the staff very friendly and helpful. It is in a gorgeous location, set in a large estate of farm and woodland, with a lake, unfortunately we only had time for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Louise W
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is really special. Lovely hotel room with a bath in the room. Breakfast was superb. Food in general at all times is superb. Staff and friendly welcoming. The outside area is really lovely too with a child friendly area. We visit frequently and are never disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank Ihearttravellin... t

104 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (93)
Viewed
Room/Suite (23)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (20)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (28)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Tisbury
17.3 km away
The Pembroke Arms Hotel
6.5 km away
Howard's House Country Hotel & Restaurant
34.1 km away
Beechfield House
Beechfield House
#1 of 1 in Beanacre
642 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.8 km away
The Lamb
The Lamb
#1 of 2 in Hindon
299 reviews
5.5 km away
The Compasses Inn
The Compasses Inn
#2 of 5 in Tisbury
173 reviews
3.0 km away
Hare Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beckford is situated on the edge of beautiful Wiltshire rolling parkland. It is a country pub with 8 simple but elegant bedrooms, a restaurant, a private dining room, a sitting room and a wonderful mature rambling garden with hammocks under shady trees. Bedrooms include bespoke, handmade natural bathroom products and guests may borrow DVDs from the library to watch in their rooms. On Sunday nights a classic movie is shown in the sitting room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beckford Arms

Address: Fonthill Gifford, Tisbury SP3 6PX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Tisbury
Price Range: $158 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Beckford Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Beckford Arms Hotel Tisbury
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Beckford Arms staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book early and ask for what you want!”
 of 5 bubbles 175annieb, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We loved room 1”
 of 5 bubbles portmanrd, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Splendens”
 of 5 bubbles SimoGiv, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great for a romantic trip away without the kids!”
 of 5 bubbles 71emmat, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Definitely try Eggs Benedict, best we have ever had. We recommend any of their food to be honest!”
 of 5 bubbles Kentres, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5