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.
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.
Our family-friendly holiday cottages have a large children’s play area on site with a large tree house, swings and a trampoline to make your child’s stay with us as enjoyable as possible. Every part of our 18 acres of land is open to our guests – although some of it will have to be shared with our animals!
For 14 years, Smythen Farm has been the venue for thousands of memorable family holidays and a number of our guests come back year after year.
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.
“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. 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.