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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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New Barnet
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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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... More 

Thank KathyMBarnet_Herts
1 review
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... More 

Thank Steve C
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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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Well kept, newly renovated clean cottages with all mod cons, located close to good beaches and (important for us with young kids) things like Tesco. We have stayed in the area a few times in farm properties and none have had the facilities (great pool where we spent many hours, a play area, animals etc.) as well as being so... More 

Thank 292anthony
bill_carless, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always try to give our guest all the information on the local area that we feel will enhance their stay. More 

Teddington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have just spent another fantastic week at smythen farm. Despite a week of unsettled english summer we had a great time There is loads to do in the surrounding area and best of all plenty for the children on site! After a day out my children came back to swim, play in the games room and if it wasn't... More 

Thank Catherine S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Glorious surroundings with plenty to do with children. The warm, clean and welcoming swimming pool was a real highlight of the accommodation as were the trampoline and playroom. The cottage itself was clean, spacious and was well kitted out and had superb views across the Bristol Channel to Swansea from the bedrooms. Wifi worked well and I even got a... More 

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

Many thanks for you review. We are really pleased that you had a great stay and yes the views from the Sea View bedrooms are breath taking. Both Kathryn and I look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Altogether I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Smythen farm. Brilliant location in reach of all of north Devon's finest beaches. Don't worry if it rains because there are great facilities on site including a heated pool, hot tub and sauna, a games room. Plus beautiful scenery. You can see over to Wales on a clear day. The owners bill and... More 

Thank Patrick B
bill_carless, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Patrick. We hope to see you next year again. More 

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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to stay. Came to stay with the inlaws and it was a nice chilled place with walks and woods and ponds!! Dogs very welcome and plenty of space to find your own quiet spot! Conservation area also!

Thank Mark R
bill_carless, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Returned this year for a 3rd time to see significant improvements made. We love visiting SFHCs, but the new games room, cottage heating & indoor pool /spa pool have made it even better. Great base for visiting Devon. We eat out every day for main meals, loads of great places recommended by Bill & Kathryn. Stayed in Fisherswood (5-6 berth).... More 

Thank Andy M
bill_carless, Owner at Smythen Farm Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review we are really please you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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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: $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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