Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

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Woolacombe Self Catering Holiday Cottage Accommodation

Smythen Farm is a complex of Woolacombe self catering cottages in 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 Woolacombe holiday cottages are close to the sea, offer coastal views and are perfect for your Woolacombe holidays. Each of our cottages has its own luxury self-catering kitchen, ideal for your beach holiday.

Smythen Farm is just a few miles from the town of Woolacombe and our Woolacombe cottages make the perfect base for a holiday just outside the town. Situated in the hills above Woolacombe, Smythen Farm is just a short drive from the town’s restaurants, bars, shops and beach.

Our Woolacombe holiday cottages are based in 18 acres of manicured gardens and paddocks, offering the perfect contrast to days spent on the beach for guests retiring to our farm cottages for the night.

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

Local Attractions

Located just a short trip Woolacombe, Smythen Farm is the perfect place to base yourself for your holiday in Woolacombe, North Devon. It’s also a great place to be based if you want to visit many of North Devon’s attractions and obviously it’s ideally situated if you’re after a beach holiday.

Woolacombe’s beach front is one of the closest beaches to Smythen Farm and there are many more only a little further afield, including Putsborough, Saunton and Croyde. There are lots of family attractions close to Smythen Farm’s family holiday cottages, including the famous Watermouth Castle. In Woolacombe itself there are a number of bars, restaurants and cafes to visit.


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