Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

Find your perfect break at Smythen Farm

Croyde self-catering holiday cottage accommodation

A complex of self-catering cottages, Smythen Farm is situated in Croyde, North Devon. Our 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 Croyde holiday cottages are close to the beach, offering coastal views, and are perfect for your seaside holidays. Each of our Croyde cottages has its own luxury self-catering kitchen, ideal for your beach holiday.

Croyde beach lies just a few miles away from Smythen Farm’s Croyde cottages. The farm and country cottages by the sea make an ideal base for exploring North Devon and making trips to the seaside.

Croyde has a number of shops selling souvenirs and surf gear as well as a number of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs. Our Croyde holiday cottages are also the perfect base for you to try out water sports from, with Croyde beach a mecca for surfers, paddle boarders and canoeists.

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

Croyde Local Attractions

Based just a mile or two down the coast from Smythen Farm is Croyde, which makes it the ideal place to be based for a beach holiday visiting the beautiful little village in North Devon. As well as being ideally located for trips to Croyde, Smythen Farm is also a great place to head out from to visit a load of other North Devon attractions.

Croyde’s beach is one of the nearest to Smythen Farm and it’s famous throughout the UK and further afield as a brilliant surf spot. Croyde is a mecca for surfers and beachgoers and the village has everything it needs to cater for that, with plenty of surf shops, cafes and bars on hand. There are also an awful lot more beaches just a little further afield from Smythen Farm, including Woolacombe, Saunton and Putsborough. Also nearby our self-catering holiday cottages are a number of family attractions, including Keypitts – an adventure centre offering all sorts of sports.


Smythen Farm has been under new ownership since early 2010, with recent refurbishment of the cottages. Smythen Farm's family holiday cottages offer 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