High quality self-catering cottages in North Devon & Exmoor

The Smithy

Lynton - North Devon Coast

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • Sorry, WiFi unavailable
  • Private parking
  • No garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£325 - £760 per week


Ideal for both families and couples with special prices for 2 persons out of season

This unique and fascinating cottage, steeped in local history, has been lovingly restored to provide a wonderful holiday retreat.  Formerly a working Smithy many of the original features remain. The huge open plan living area with original oak beams and high vaulted ceiling is complemented by contemporary styling. Comfy sofas surround the fireplace with a log burning stove inviting cosy evenings, and a spacious dining area is ideal for leisurely breakfasts. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with everything you could need and more. A wide wooden staircase rises to the landing and on to the Minstrels Gallery where a half loft, originally used to store the iron, has been transformed into a unique double bedroom, open to the high vaulted ceiling and with a balustrade overlooking the living room below.  A second compact double bedroom and a single bedroom with views over the town are found off the landing, together with an attractive bathroom. The Smithy provides guests with an opportunity to step back in time and experience the atmosphere of this genuine forge where Mr Bill Prideaux, working up to the age of 89, claimed to be the oldest blacksmith in the country. Today's visitors of course will be able to relax and enjoy their stay with excellent modern facilities and be ideally located right in the heart of  Lynton with a choice of shops, restaurants and village inns nearby.

Accommodation:Ground floor: Open plan living room with wood burning stove, flat screen digital TV with freeview, DVD, video and stereo. Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.  First floor: Bedroom 1 with Double (mezzanine style). Bedroom 2 with 4' Double. Bedroom 3 with Single. Bathroom with bath and fitted shower over bath, WC and basin.

Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Electric heating. No smoking. 2 Pets welcome. Highchair. A selection of  CDs, DVDs videos, books and games. Toddler bed guard. Stairgate available. Baby bottle steriliser. Parking permit available on request for one car in car park approx 150yds - please provide car registration number. Short breaks available. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Friday.


  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • Sorry, WiFi unavailable
  • Private parking
  • No garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • 1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer


Band Date Range 7 night price *
A 30th Oct 2015 - 10th Dec 2015 £325.00
F 11th Dec 2015 - 17th Dec 2015 £613.00
F 18th Dec 2015 - 24th Dec 2015 £613.00
F Christmas £613.00
F New Year £613.00
A 01st Jan 2016 - 17th Mar 2016 £332.00
B 18th Mar 2016 - 07th Apr 2016 £454.00
C 08th Apr 2016 - 26th May 2016 £415.00
D 27th May 2016 - 02nd Jun 2016 £585.00
E 03rd Jun 2016 - 30th Jun 2016 £495.00
F 01st Jul 2016 - 21st Jul 2016 £625.00
G 22nd Jul 2016 - 01st Sep 2016 £760.00
B 02nd Sep 2016 - 22nd Sep 2016 £454.00
H 23rd Sep 2016 - 20th Oct 2016 £364.00
B 21st Oct 2016 - 27th Oct 2016 £454.00
A 28th Oct 2016 - 15th Dec 2016 £332.00
F 16th Dec 2016 - 24th Dec 2016 £625.00
F Christmas £625.00
F New Year £625.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.



A great fully equipped property in a lovely location.Mrs M Kraal - 29th October 2015
Perfect for 4 people, great location .Mr R Macdonald - 16th October 2015
The Smithy is a very welcoming, cosy cottage with great amenities close by and wonderful walks in beautiful countryside on your doorstep. The local shops and pubs all welcome dogsMr G Ball - 3rd April 2015
Absolutely spot on for our needs. Incredibly well equipped. Perfect base for all of our coastal, waterside and woodland walks. Great property for our dog. Will definitely return in the not too distant future. Thank you!Mr P Marygold - 23rd February 2015
In an excellent position. It was comfortable spacious and practical. The neighbours were very friendly and helpful. We would book this place again.Mr A J Woods - 29th August 2014
An excellent holiday!Dr L Perry - 9th May 2014
We really loved the unique character of the Smithy.Mrs S Hunt - 11th April 2014

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