For family holidays in Devon you couldn't do better than Widmouth Farm Cottages - 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 gardens, 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. For SPECIAL OFFERS, scroll down!

On-line booking facility (go to 'Avail/Prices' on menu bar above). For 2015 SPECIAL OFFERS & LATE AVAILABILITY as well as SEASONAL EVENTS & THINGS TO DO scroll down.......

Family beach holidays

Our private beach is just 500 yards from the cottages a 2 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, golf (special offers at Ilfracombe Golf Club). Use our lovely beach or simply relax in this peaceful, tranquil setting.

Farm holidays in Devon

Children are welcome and so are dogs & many other pets (excluding cats). We have regular animal feeding & handling sessions for visitors who wish to join in. This usually includes the sheep (lambs in spring, usually with one or two being bottle fed), tame goats, alpacas, pigs, turkeys, chickens, ducks, rabbits and guinea pigs!

We are open all year for self catering holidays, long or short breaks. FOR RECENT CUSTOMER FEEDBACK see our reviews on TRIP ADVISOR:


Must be booked by telephone: 01271 863743 - if answerphone cuts in PLEASE leave a message as we are out on the farm or in the cottages!

Arrivals & departures USUALLY on Fridays & Mondays (price may vary if other combinations of days).  SB = Short break

Dogs £25 per week each or £15 per short break each.

COUPLES RATE using 1 bedroom in a larger cottage:

29 May to 16 July 15:   £530 for 7 nights & £370 a short break.  Includes 2 dogs.


Until 21 May 15 - huge reductions!

Cottage for 2 was £385 7 nts/£270 SB now £285 7 nts/£200 SB

Cottage for 3 was £470 7nts/£330 SB  now £350 7nts/£245 SB

Cottage for 4 was £590 7 nts/£415 SB now £440 7 nts/£300 SB

Cottage for 6 was £685 7 nts/£480 SB now £500 7 nts/£350 SB

Cottage for 8 was £1060 7nts/£740 SB now £795 7 nts/£550 SB

SPECIAL OFFER 23-30 May 2015 Sat to Sat

instead of 22-29 May 2015, our usual Friday change-over

Cottage for 3:         £595 7 nts/ £375 3 or 4 nts

Cottage for 2:         £495 7 nts/ £290 3 or 4 nts

+ other Whitsun half-term offers:

Cottage for 4 or 5:  £495 Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 15

Cottage for 4 or 5:  £495 Wednesday 27 to Sunday 30 June 15

These offers apply to bookings made on or after 19 May 2015

TELEPHONE 01271 863743 OR EMAIL:

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Jeremy & Elizabeth Sansom, Widmouth Farm Cottages, Watermouth, Ilfracombe, North Devon EX34 9RX
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Dog friendly holidays in Devon

Dog friendly holidays now a speciality! We can lend you towels, comfy cushion beds, furniture covers and stairgates. We have a dog exercise field, a private (dog friendly) beach, the coastal footpath bordering our land and fabulous views and walks! Just hold your cursor over 'Type of Holiday' on the menu bar above, then click on 'Dog friendly holidays'.


Devonshire School of Cookery -Evening classes at Arlington Court, National Trust House at Loxhore, every Wednesday.

Ilfracombe, our local town & fishing harbour, graced by Damien Hirst's statue Verity, always has lots going on. For up-to-date information on local events, please click through to the Ilfracombe Diaries:

RHS Rosemoor 2015 Events Leaflet - click here to download and see what is going on at any time of year, there is always plenty!:

Exmoor is the place for spectacular walks, glorious villages, exciting adventures - just visit this website to find out more:

Jeremy on Widmouth Beach on a gloriously sunny March day
"Elizabeth holding Valentina the lamb - guess which
day in Feb 2014 she was born!"
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