I'm sure you'll be pleased to know that for the majority of us, on Monday 29th May you wont need to head to work! If you're looking to escape for the upcoming Spring Bank Holiday on the 29th May, you're not alone!
Tens of thousands of tourists will flock to tranquil North Devon that weekend, drawn by stunning scenery, wide-stretching beaches and picturesque villages.
We're very proud of our home county of North Devon - there's always something going on for locals and tourists alike. Spring bank holiday is of-course no different.
Visit Atlantic Village this year and have a game on our FREE table tennis tables located outside our Nike Factory Store.
Simonsbath Festival celebrates the cultural heritage of Exmoor http://www.simonsbathfestival.org.uk/ inviting top musicians from abroad to celebrate theirs in the six weeks between May Day and Midsummer. In the spirit of diversity the festival also offers a variety of other events and activities including walks, talks, classical music, jazz and opera and an art exhibition
Kindred are a six piece band playing a set of upbeat pop & rock covers.
Celebrate our Dinosauar Day and meet T Rex and his Dinosaurs at intervals throughout the day.
On Sunday 28th May Marshall will be in action at The Milky Way! The Dalmation fire pup, medic and star of PAW Patrol will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day PLUS he will be joined by a narrator for a special storytelling session in our 800 seat indoor arena. What’s more, the extra fun over the half term is all included in the normal entry price. You can look forward to all of the usual attractions on offer at North Devon’s multi award winning day out, with rides, slides, shows and activities designed to entertain the whole family. Whilst you’re here don’t forget to grab yourself a VIP super saver ticket that will get you in for £7.50 per person all season, £3.50 for children aged 1-2 years. Super saver tickets are available in the shop on your way out, so don’t forget to pick one up.
If you're looking to spend your Spring bank holiday in North Devon, please check our availability page to see if Smythen Farm North Devon Holiday Cottages have a self-catering holiday cottage available for you.
As well as the above, they'll be plenty more things going on in North Devon on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend, so get yourself down here for a great family holiday!
“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.
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
“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
“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
Honey Pot is a beautiful, compact cottage ideal for couples with a small child. Honey Pot is dog-friendly and fully equipped for a comfortable break in North Devon.
Primrose Lane cottage is a dog-friendly, compact cottage which has just been fully-refurbished to a high standard. Boasting a double bedroom, Primrose Lane cottage can sleep up to 3 with a put-up bed suitable for children.
Buttercup Cottage is an ideal cottage for families, especially those with fury members as its dog-friendly. Located in the courtyard, Buttercup cottage can sleep 4
Located in the courtyard, Honeysuckle Cottage is dog-friendly and ideal for families of up to 4.
Sea View cottage is a superb, dog-friendly holiday cottage with stunning view across the North Devon coast. Ideal for families of 5, Sea View has been fully refurbished to a high standard. The bedrooms have the amazing view across the Sterridge valley and the Bristol Channel to Wales
Sunalways Cottage is a spacious, family-friendly cottage sleeping 5 with beautiful views of the Sterridge valley. The vaulted ceilings give a large bright spacious living area
Fisherswood Cottage is a large and spacious cottage with beautiful vaulted ceilings. Sleeping up to 5 guests, Fisherswood Cottage has recently been refurbished to a high standard throughout.
Forest View Cottage is a large, spacious cottage ideal for large families. This cottage is dog-friendly and can sleep up to 6 guests.
Meadow Sweet is dog friendly and the largest cottage at Smythen Farm. Book this cottage early as its well sort-after for large families or 2 families sharing. Meadow Sweet boasts stunning views across the Sterridge Valley.