Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

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Combe Martin self-catering holiday cottage accommodation

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

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

Combe Martin is only a short drive from Smythen Farm’s Combe Martin cottages. The village, which has the longest High Street of any town or village in Britain, is home to a beach made up of sand, pebbles and rock pools.

At low tide the pebbles give way to large areas of quality sand, which guests at our farm holiday cottages can enjoy for hours on end in summer. A few more secluded bays are within a short walk from Combe Martin such as Sandy Cove and Newbury Beach, both of which are ideal for rock pooling.

Play area in sunshine at Smythen Farm Combe Martin Holiday Cottages in North Devon.

Combe Martin local attractions

Based just a couple of miles drive from Combe Martin, Smythen Farm is the ideal place to be based for a holiday in Combe Martin, North Devon. As well as being ideally situated for Combe Martin, it’s also a great place to set out from to visit many of North Devon’s other attractions and naturally, it’s ideally located if you’re looking to take a beach holiday.

Combe Martin’s beach front is one of the nearest beaches to Smythen Farm and there are an awful lot more just a little further afield, including Croyde, Saunton and Putsborough. There are also a number of family attractions close to Smythen Farm’s self-catering holiday cottages, including the famous Watermouth Castle. In Combe Martin itself there are a restaurants and cafes dotted along the High Street, which is famous for being the longest in the UK.


Smythen Farm has been under new ownership since early 2010, with recent refurbishment of the cottages. Smythen Farm Family Holiday Cottages offers great value with the personal, friendly touch.

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
  • Free use of heated, covered swimming pool
  • Free children's pony rides
  • 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

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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