Follow the North Devon coast and you’ll find some lovely self-catering holiday cottages in Combe Martin, a peaceful and idyllic village containing some delightful pubs, cafes and local shops as well as self catering cottages. It is under five miles from the Victorian harbour resort of Ilfracombe. Combe Martin itself is a much-loved seaside village on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Bring home fresh, locally-sourced food from farm shops to your self-catered cottage in Combe Martin, or alternatively, explore the village’s fine selection of pubs and restaurants with your loved ones. Don’t forget to visit the 400-year old Ye Olde George and Dragon for a meal or a drink – its mix of old and contemporary is sure to bring a stylish yet cosy edge to your night. However, before sitting down for a delicious dinner at your self catered cottage, you might want to explore the surrounding landscape, as Combe Martin is proudly part of the North Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty. Walk along the Hangman hills and cliffs, tallest cliff faces in Europe and especially awe-inspiring in the summer.
Hayloft at Wheel Farm is a pet-friendly North Devon holiday cottage for couples situated just a short drive from the coast and the rolling hills of Exmoor, perfectly placed to offer guests rural self-catering holidays with a swimming pool.
The Byre at Wheel Farm is an attractive barn conversion offering self-catering accommodation for up to 5 visitors in 3-bedrooms. Onsite facilities include an indoor heated pool, sauna and tennis court all within easy reach of fabulous beaches and the Exmoor National Park.
The Barn is a large newly refurbished 6 bedroom countryside cottage, close to the popular coastal resort of Combe Martin in North Devon There is spacious living spaces, a modern kitchen and 3 family bathrooms. Wheel Farm has an indoor heated pool, sauna and an outside tennis court. Pets welcome.
Mill Wheel Cottage lies in beautiful rural surroundings on the North Devon coast in Combe Martin within acres of landscaped gardens and woods, where leisure facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool and a tennis court. This restored old water mill sleeps up to 5 in 3 bedrooms.
Situated a few miles from North Devon's beautiful beaches and a short drive from Exmoor, The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm near Combe Martin is the perfect place to take a holiday, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Guests have free use of an communal indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court.
The Diary in Combe Martin blends country charm with sophistication. The attractive stone-built cottage accommodates pets and boasts a lovely garden, vaulted, beamed ceilings, contemporary chic, a jacuzzi, open-plan design, light-filled spaces and a log fire, plus access to the coast of North Devon.
Lower Mill Cottage at Wheel Farm is a 1-bedroom holiday home for couples with communal use of a heated indoor pool and tennis court, near award winning Blue Flag beaches at Woolacombe and Putsborough. The wilds of Exmoor where ponies and red deer roam freely are also only a short drive away.
The pet-friendly Dairy Cottage at Wheel Farm Holiday Cottages in Combe Martin manages to combine genuine rustic charm with modern facilities, swimming pool and tennis court, to provide the perfect self-catering holiday.
Set in a tranquil rural location on the North Devon coast near the charming seaside village of Combe Martin, The Linhay at Wheel Farm sleeps 4 and is one of a small collection of lovingly converted farm buildings. Onsite facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court and a sauna.
The Shippen is a pet-friendly holiday cottage in Combe Martin sleeping 4. It is tucked away in a quiet corner on the North Devon coast at Wheel Farm Holiday Cottages: A collection of charmingly refurbished self-catering cottages with a pool.
- Bratton Fleming
- Bucks Mills
- Great Torrington
- Lee Bay
- Newton Ferrers
- North Molton
- Ottery St Mary
- South Huish
- South Molton
- Westward Ho!
Combe Martin’s history stretches back to the Iron Age, with Newberry Castle being a fine example. Take a walk around the fort and imagine what feudal times had been like. For a trip much further back, take the kids to The Wildlife and Dinosaur Park to see the wallabies, wolves and lions, and also the robotic T. Rex and Velociraptor! Just three miles from here lies the exquisite Arlington Court, a National Trust estate perfect for exploring North Devon’s cultural history, and also for taking a walk around the rolling gardens.
Not to be ignored is the nearby seaside resort of Ilfracombe, home to Verity – an impressive statue, taller than then Angel of the North. Created by the famous British artist, Damien Hirst it is located on the Pier Head at the entrance to Ilfracombe’s picturesque harbour. This is also the embarkation point for a choice of pleasure boat and sea-fishing trips, including day cruises to Lundy Island. Just a short stroll from Verity is The Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe’s own arts and theatre hub, always with a fantastic selection of shows and exhibitions.
Visit Combe Martin and you’ll feel the warmth of its locals – after all, they won the Guinness world record for the world’s longest street party! A beautiful, serene village, a self-catered holiday cottage in Combe Martin will be one you’ll never forget.