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Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed last week.lovely clean cottage and well kept outside areas marvellous field for dog exercise.the swimming pool was fabulously warm and hot tub hot!this a super base for exploring the north coast and exmoor.lots of local pubs but they are quite pricey.would have appreciated a pint of milk in fridge but a lovely break.

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and both Kathryn and I are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciated what North Devon has to offer. We give all our guest a complimentary basket of with a selection of tea coffee and long life milk so that you have can have a drink or two upon arrival.

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow ! What an amazing place , breath taking views over the valley , Honey pot cottage was brilliant lovely and warm , really clean and comfortable, The kitchen had loads of utensils , pots etc I have been to some self catering places that only have a few random items ! The Dogs loved the enclosed area over 18...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Wow- what a great review thank you so much and we are so glad you had a really good time we look forward to seeing again in October.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely place really does have everything you need for a family holiday. The cottages are very clean and well equipped. The indoor pool is like a lovely warm bath ( very rare!) and also has a little baby pool and jacuzzi. Awesome kids play ground. Ponies, donkeys, beautiful rolling hills landscape PLUS there is a theme park 2 mins...

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SFHC, Manager at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, Kathryn and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

london
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once there one feels cut off from the rest of the world yet a large supermarket is ten mins away by car and sandy beaches around 30 mins or less. There are also local attractions (dinosaur park and Watermouth castle) within 10 min drive or local beach to go rock pooling. Its an area of outstanding beauty with lovely walks...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review - we are so please that you really enjoy your time with us and we really look forward to welcoming you each year.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Buttercup Coattage at Smythen farm offers comfortable, warm and cosy accommodation for families and contains everything you need for a self catered holiday. We got out shopping delivered from a nearby Tesco. There is a swimming pool, games room, play area and an enclosed exercise fields for your dog so great for the kids and your four legged friends. Bill...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Many thanks for your review both Kathryn and I really appreciate it... We are really please you enjoyed your stay and many thanks for recommending us.

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We regularly visit smythen Farm cottages as we love the time on their beautiful little farm with our dog! The animals on the farm are absolutely lovely, the walking field is a great place for kids and dogs. The swimming pool is fantastic (the jacuzzi in particular!) the kids love it and it's great for couples! A must visit!

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Richard Many thanks for your review - Kathryn and I look forward to seeing you again.

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here in Oct 14, Aug 15 and again Oct 16. Another fantastic stay, cottage spotless and even considering it was at the end of the season decoration was in fabulous order. Lovely touches like dishwasher tablets, fairy liquid, t-towels etc so you don't have to bring such things from home. I have, and will continue to, recommended...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Fiona. We are really please that you keep returning and we look forward to your next visit

New Barnet
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

First time visiting North Devon and delighted with the location of the farm in the Sterridge Valley, close to Combe Martin and Ilfracombe. The Seaview cottage was well presented with tasteful furnishings, facilities, very warm and ideal for a family of five. The farm has an indoor swimming pool generously heated to a high temperature, plus immaculate changing rooms and...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing your review we really appreciate people taking the time to do so. Kathryn and I are really pleased that you had a good holiday at Smythen Farm..

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The farm is in an ideal location that is central for all the major towns in north devon. We liked that it was less than half an hour to drive to Barnstaple and 15 minutes to Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. We brought our two dogs (pointer and dalmation) who were also very happy with the cottage. The childrens play park was...

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SFHC, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are really pleased that you had a good holiday and that the children really enjoyed the pool and the trampoline..

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a holiday with kids. Brilliant location close to best N Devon beaches. Lovely setting with views across to Wales on a clear day. Plenty of safe open space for the kids to roam around in. Indoor pool very clean with added bonus of hot tub and sauna for the adults. Owners very friendly and can't do enough...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages provides the ideal base for a luxury self catering holiday in North Devon. Located between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, with stunning views of the North Devon Coast, we are perfectly placed for all the attractions that North Devon has to offer and close to the sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde, Putsborough , Saunton and Braunton as well as being on fringe of Exmoor. Ideal for a family, walking holiday or relaxing break. On site facilities include, heated in door swimming pool, game room, free children's pony rides and WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages

Address: Sterridge Valley, Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9TB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe > Berrynarbor
Price Range: ₹ 7,158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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