What a find ! The farm and cottages are in an idyllic setting, the welcome and farewell were friendly and helpful. We were in Swallow cottage which was just right for a couple, a 10 year old girl and a dog. Tidier people than us would have managed better, but we came with lots of paraphernalia.... bikes, inflatable dinghy and dog bed. All these things were well used, the boat on the beautiful private beach, (even better at low tide), and the bikes on the Tarka Trail. The farm animals were entertaining , as was Jeremy! Our 10 year old fell in love with the summer house, where in the evenings we read episodes of The Odyssey, with the scenes taking place before our eyes. Other places nearby were easy to visit, and most places are dog friendly. All in all this was one of the best holidays ever... a Famous 5 treat.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Widmouth Farm Cottages is between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, the gateway to Exmoor, on the North Devon coast. We have spectacular views overlooking wonderful Watermouth Cove and 35 acres of headland, woodland and a private beach on the Devon National Heritage Coastline. Widmouth Farm Cottages is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and offers the perfect self catering holiday for families and people of all ages. Our private beach is just 500 yards from the cottages and a two minute walk through the sheep fields! It is large and sandy for about 2 hours either side of low tide. Our regular visitors return to our self-catering holiday cottages to walk, fish, play golf, kayak, horse ride, use our lovely beach or simply relax in this peaceful, tranquil setting. We are also only six miles from Woolacombe Beach, voted the UKs best beach for the second year running! Children are welcome and so are dogs. We have regular animal feeding & handling sessions for visitors who wish to join in. This usually includes the sheep, goats, alpacas, pigs, chickens, ducks. For the keen fisherman, it is the perfect place to find some hidden spots, with our private beach or beautiful coastline there are plenty of places to find peace and quiet and fish until your hearts content!!! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Widmouth Farm Cottages Ilfracombe, Devon