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Widmouth Farm Cottages

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Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9RX, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Beautiful location, stunning private beach with great rock pools for the children to find crabs and other creatures in, friendly owners who go out of their way to make sure your stay is perfect, play area for children, clean accommodation, animal feeding great fun for the children, lots to do in the immediate area- Widmouth castle, dinosaur land, Woolacoombe, shopping... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We recently stayed at Widmouth Farm Cottages and had a wonderful time. The new owners we brilliant and accommodating. 9am we meet them to go and feed the animals and had lots of fun doing so. They have chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, alpacas and two awesome (and naughty) pigs called Lollipop and Trotters. The kids loved feeding them. The views... More 

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Diane_Keet, Manager at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review!!! So glad you had such a lovely time here, we look forward to your return!!! And yes the work is well underway with all of the cottages now so be sure to come back and see! More 

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The location is idyllic with its own beach the kids spent hours in the rock pools ( as did daddy:) The feeding of the animals in the morning was a sure fire hit with our two girls and the location of the farm is perfect to explore devon We will definitely be back

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Diane_Keet, Manager at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your wonderful review and for my very special drawing, which is proudly on the wall! A wonderful family, and we look forward to you coming back to visit! And hopefully Bianca will be a different goat :) , Take Care, Emma More 

Nuneaton, Warks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Another great holiday at Widmouth! The new owners are lovely! We stayed in Kestral, it was perfect for what we needed. Our kids (8 & 4) loved feeding the animals each morning and the private beach is awesome. We will definitely be back!! The walks on the estate are lovely, though very hilly so not for the feint hearted. Find... More 

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Diane_Keet, Manager at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the lovely review! We thoroughly enjoyed having you stay and look forward to your return!!! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Located minutes from Combe Martin, ten minutes from Ilfracombe and just 40 minutes from the town of Barnstaple, Widmouth Farm is a great location for a family holiday, and they accept dogs. The farm has a number of cottages which accommodate up to 8 persons. 6 days a week there is the kids favourite 'animal feeding' and a short walk... More 

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Diane_Keet, General Manager at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of Widmouth Farm. You were brilliant guests and we look forward to your return next year!!! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The reviews on here make this sound idyllic, and probably if you have a toddler who likes feeding animals then this is a destination for you however what I would like to do is highlight some of the problems we had recently on arrival here and how written words can be very misleading. It states "the cottages are in an... More 

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Elizabeth_Sansom, Owner at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

It is so sad that you we so disappointed with Widmouth Farm Cottages. Our major fault, which could have solved 90% of your problems was that we did not greet you on arrival. I was away for a rare couple of days break and my husband was managing the farm, animals and cottages 'solo'. Had you spoken to him he... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A very happy long weekend with grandchilren and many thaks to Liz and her husband for introducing the children to the farm animals. A beautiful setting with lovely views of the hills sweeping down to the sea. Very satisfying and good for the soul. The cabin was well appointed and clean and the beds comfortable. Happy to recommend this for... More 

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Elizabeth_Sansom, Owner at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we hope you will come and stay again. We appreciated all you said. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a fabulous time at Widmouth Farm Cottages. Our party was 2 adults, 2 children aged 6 and 9 and 2 grandparents in their 70's plus our 8 mth old puppy! We stayed in Woodpecker Lodge - it was perfect for us as there was plenty of room in the house, the layout was great for dining and relaxing... More 

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Elizabeth_Sansom, Owner at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Once again, we really appreciate you taking the time to write in this way. Do come and stay here again please! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We arrived tired after a long drive on the M5 and found the farm easily from the directions. It was feeding time for the goats as we arrived and our 2 children got stuck in straight away. The owner, Liz, was very welcoming and popped in once we had had a chance to unpack. The farm was great fun and... More 

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Elizabeth_Sansom, Owner at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send this review. We really appreciate it and hope you will stay here again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

On arrival at the cottage in the pouring rain we were allowed to take possession early but the proprietor said she had not had time to check the cleaning. That was an understatement, the place was filthy. The toilet brush was caked in excrement and the toilet had not been cleaned. The cooking pots were under the sink, some of... More 

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Elizabeth_Sansom, Owner at Widmouth Farm Cottages, responded to this review

We are totally incredulous and horrified to see your review and will of course be making personal contact with you now. You arrived at 1pm when 'check-in time' as in all our correspondence was 4pm and let yourselves in before we had completed cleaning & checking. I specifically said to you that if anything was not to your satisfaction you... More 

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