Self Catering Family Holiday Cottage Accommodation in North Devon

Smythen Farm is a complex of self-catering holiday cottages in North Devon. Our luxury cottages are stylishly decorated to a high quality and sit at the top of the Sterridge Valley on the edge of Exmoor National Park.


Smythen Farms boats 9 luxurious, newly rennovated holiday cottages from 2 birth to our largest that sleeps 11. Click to explore our cottages and find the right one for you.

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From our on-site heated swimming pool perfect, warm bubbling jaccuzzi, newly rennovated games room, we have something to keep the whole family amused.

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We're perfectly located for the adventurous holiday maker, surrounded by North Devons finest attractions including stunning beaches, cycle paths, farms for the kids, and much more.

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Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

Our self-catering North Devon holiday cottages are close to the sea, offer coastal views and are perfect for your holidays in Devon. Each of our North Devon cottages has its own luxury self-catering kitchen, ideal for your self-catering holiday.

On site we have a range of facilities including a large children’s play area with a large tree house, swings and a trampoline. There are 18 acres of manicured gardens and paddocks around our North Devon holiday cottages, making the site a real country retreat.

Smythen Farm has been providing its holiday homes in Devon for the past 14 years and has vast experience in delivering guests the service they expect.

For the past 14 years Smythen Farm has provided good quality farm holiday cottage accommodation in North Devon, and many of our guests return year after year.

Local Attractions

Located between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, Smythen Farm is perfectly placed for all North Devon’s attractions from kids farms to castles, gold clubsand close to the sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde, Putsborough, and Saunton.

Attractions Near Smythen Farm:
  • Watermouth Castle
  • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
  • Exmoor Zoo
  • The Big Sheep and The Milky Way
  • Tarka Trail cycle path
  • Excellent Beautiful Family Beaches
  • Fishing, Saling, Markets and more...

On-Site Facilities:
  • Free Use of Heated, Covered Swimming Pool
  • Well Equipped Games Room
  • Outdoor Play Area
  • 18 Acre Recreation Field
  • Ample, Convenient, Secure On-Site Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Available on Site
  • Laundry facilities available

Smythen Farm Amenities

To make your stay at our family holiday cottage accommodation more enjoyable there is a large children’s play area which includes a large play boat, swings and a trampoline. All of Smythen Farm’s 18 acres of land is open to guests, as well as our three ponies, and two donkeys Barnaby and Shrek who call it home. Sheep and cows graze the beautiful surrounding meadows of the farm.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

Dogs over 2 years old are more than welcome in all of our cottages, with ample room for exercising across our 18 acres of land.

Golden retriever dog at dog friendly smythen farm holiday cottages by the sea in North Devon

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Thanks for a lovely cottages very cosy. Easy to find way to places. Lovely and warm cosy bed. Thanks for a nice quiet place to stay and great to have access to the donkey field and woods down the lane for easy walks. Pool great and very warm. Woolacombe and Saunton Sands great for open space. Great location to Explore North Devon.Thanks again Tescos not far away. Sawmills very good for food. Thanks again
Betty Smith on 2018-02-05 20:11:28
We had a brilliant week here at Smythen Farm, with beautiful views. The children enjoyed the swimming pool which was lovely and warm. The play area was a great hit as was the visit from Bill and family to drop off Easter Eggs. We were made to feel very welcome by Bill and Catherine and nothing was too much trouble. Watermouth Castke was a good day out and you can return for £2.50 each. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park was a good day out. My favourite da
Harrisons Stony Stratford. on 2018-02-02 19:43:38
Had a fantastic stay in Seaview cottage, Catherine and Bill were both lovely and extremely helpful. The games room and the pool were used a lot by both families as the weather wasn’t too good. We all loved the donkeys and the ponies too. The beaches at Woolacombe were beautiful and the girls went on a beach hack from Mullacott riding stables which was fantastic. The staff were really helpful and friendly and the horses were all very well behaved and suitable for
The Cannata Family. on 2018-01-31 21:27:52
This our 3rd – we have bought each of our children and grandchildren since 2010. Each time we have had a wonderful time, the kids love the freedom and we love the views and the quiet. Keep up the good work Bill and Kathryn , I am sure we will be back – ypu have a great place here, the new pool and games room are great. Thank you for a lovely week
The Kenwoods – Kent on 2018-01-29 22:10:53