Meet our Four-Legged Residents

Both adults guests and children fall in love with our friendly animals around the farm.

Smythen Farm North Devon Holiday cottages is home to a wide range of friendly animals from our pet ponies to the wild deer that graze within our fields.

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Our Ponies

Our ponies Billy, Millie and Kelly are friendly, safe, happy ponies that have been with us for some time and are firm favourites with the children.

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Our Donkeys

Our friendly donkeys, Shrek and Barnaby, are waiting to meet you. They're docile, friendly and enjoy lots of affection.


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Ritz our New Puppy

We've just taken our new hungarian vizla home, Ritz! He's very friendly and gentle with children.

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Horse Riding

If your children would like to enjoy a day with horses, we can recommend an enjoyable day at Thinking Horses. Prices are reasonable and it's very close to Smythen Farm holiday cottages.

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Wild Deer

We're often visited by a herd of deer, so keep your eyes peeled!


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Meet the Sheep

Bovril and Marmite have only just arrived. They are the black sheep of the family.

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Twinkle the Cat

Twinkle is the Farm Cat. She has a habit of joining guests in their cottages. She enjoys a fuss.

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Muffin the Farm Dog

Muffin is the our farm dog, She is incredibly good natured and loves nothing more than chasing a ball.


Hygeine

Please note, we always recommend you wash your hands thoroughly after handling the animals and provide an antiseptic gel to rub into your hands after leaving the animal area.

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Our Luxury Holiday Cottages


Honey Pot Cottage
Honey Pot Cottage

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.

  • Sleeps: 3. Rooms: 4
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Primrose Lane  Cottage
Primrose Lane Cottage

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.

  • Sleeps: 3. Rooms: 4
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Buttercup Cottage
Buttercup Cottage

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

  • Sleeps: 4. Rooms: 4
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Honeysuckle Cottage
Honeysuckle Cottage

Located in the courtyard, Honeysuckle Cottage is dog-friendly and ideal for families of up to 4.

  • Sleeps: 4. Rooms: 4
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Sea View  Cottage
Sea View Cottage

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

  • Sleeps: 5. Rooms: 4
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Sunalways Cottage
Sunalways Cottage

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

  • Sleeps: 5. Rooms: 4
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Fisherswood  Cottage
Fisherswood Cottage

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.

  • Sleeps: 5. Rooms: 4
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Forest View  Cottage
Forest View Cottage

Forest View Cottage is a large, spacious cottage ideal for large families. This cottage is dog-friendly and can sleep up to 6 guests.

  • Sleeps: 6. Rooms: 4
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Meadow Sweet Cottage
Meadow Sweet Cottage

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.

  • Sleeps: 10. Rooms: 4
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