• Welcome to The Elmfield

    big party house hire with pool for private hire


    Due to a last minute cancellation we now have the first weekend in September available 1st the 4th yours for only £1800 - get just 17 friends together and you spend £100 each for a weekend away! What a bargain

    Call 01271 863 377


    New Year 2017 still available, 4 nights for £4500


    Boutique style 9 bedroom self catering big house with swimming pool in

    Ilfracombe North Devon

    If you're looking for a lovely big self catering party house to bring together friends and family for a special occasion by the sea like a birthday celebration, wedding or seasonal get together The Elmfield in Ilfracombe North Devon is ideal.


    The Elmfield large private house for hire is open all year round, the accomodation sleeps 20 and is in a lovely Victorian villa, where contemporary boutique styling comes with a classic twist and a friendly family atmosphere just an 8 minute walk to the sea.


    The Elmfield offers an ideal base for your North Devon visit, there is a heated indoor swimming pool, your own bar and games facilities.


    The Elmfield is licensed for weddings, so if you're looking for an intimate self catering wedding venue allowing you full control over your special day come to Ilfracombe and take a look around.


    We are Located 10 minutes from Ilfracombes stunning harbour, where Damian Hirsts impressive Verity, dominates, and local restaurants offer exceptional gastronomical treats.

    We are also just a few minutes walk from the famous tunnels beaches and wedding venue


    Call us on 01271863377 for the best deals!


    Have a look at whats happening in the harbour with the webcam



  • Elmfield large party house rates for bookings 2017/2018

    Ilfracombe Harbour

    High Season Rates 2017/18

    May - September

    Monday to Friday (4 nights) : £3500


    Friday to Monday (3 nights) : £3000


    Friday to Friday (7 nights) : £5000


    Midweek 1 extra night: £1000


    Wedding Weekend £3300


    Wedding 3 night Midweek £2500

    Woolacombe Beach Huts

    Low Season Rates 2017/18

    Jan-April & October-December

    Monday to Friday (4 nights) : £2000


    Friday to Monday (3 nights) : £2500


    Friday to Friday (7 nights) : £4000


    Midweek 1 extra night: £750


    Wedding Weekend £2800


    Wedding 3 night Midweek £2000


    New Year 2017/18 4 nights £4500 (29th Dec -2nd Jan)

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  • Where to find the Elmfield large holiday house

    Detailed Local Map of Where to FindThe Elmfield in Torrs Park on Arrival In Ilfracombe


    From Barnstaple (A361): On entering Ilfracombe at the first set of traffic lights turn left towards sea front, then at the next set of traffic lights turn left and left again.
    This brings you into Torrs Park. Proceed up the hill, and we are located at the top. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
    From Combe Martin (A399): At the second set of traffic lights in Ilfracombe High Street turn right into Northfield Road. At the next set of traffic lights go straight across and immediately turn left into Torrs Park.
    We are at the top of the hill on the left. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
    contact us
    Zoë & Matt
    The Elmfield
    Torrs Park
    North Devon
    EX34 8AZ
    t. +44 (0)1271 863 377

    m. +44(0)7703105028
    e. info@theelmfield.com

    w. http://www.theelmfield.com


  • Get in touch with the Elmfield large holiday house

    If you're interested in hiring The Elmfield Ilfracombe for your self catering big house break please

    Call us on 01271 863377


    Alternatively use the form below but pleaser include your phone number in the message we will call you as sometimes our mails get caught in spam filters.

    We book up fast so please make sure you let us know if you have alternative dates in mind.

  • Ilfracombe and North Devon local attractions

    Some of our favourite things to do in and around Ilfracombe:


    Natural Beauty:
    Tunnels Beaches - A firm favourite with our littluns
    Woolacombe - Superb Golden Beach
    Croyde - The Best Surf Beach In North Devon
    Exmoor - Home of the Famous Ponies and Spectacular Scenery
    Lundy - This Daytrip is a must, from Ilfracombe Harbour.
    Ilfracombe Princess - Fantastic short coastal excursions
    North Devons Biosphere Reserve - Learn more about North Devons Biosphere Reserve

    Kids/Big Kids:
    Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur park - A great day out for all
    The Milky Way - Great rides!
    The Big Sheep - Probably the country's only theme park based on sheep!

    Tarka Trail Bike Hire - Time to get active along the mainly flat Tarka Trail
    Sea Kayaking at Lundy - Great Adventure
    Blakewell Fish Farm - A firm favourite, you can feed the fish and buy superb smoked trout and other local produce.
    Golf - this area is renowned for its golf courses.
    Torrs walk to Lee and more - there are many superb walks straight from our front door
    Keypitts Stables, Quad Biking and 4X4 Driving - This is where we are learning to ride horses, they have lessons and rides for all levels.

    The Ilfracombe Aquarium - Always a hit with the kids, the local aquarium is packed with information on the local sea creatures and has displays and a touch pool to get right up close to our sea dwelling friends.
    There are plenty of places to surf for the beginner right up to the most advanced professional at - Woolacombe, Combesgate, Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough and Westward ho!
    Nick Thorn Surf School - Nick Thorn Surf Coaching is a Putsborough based surf school offering Level 4 Master Surf Coach surf sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced surf development. The sessions are fun and safe for all people from 6-80 years of age. They also offer Stand Up Paddle boarding, Coasteering, Junior Lifeguard and Lifeguard training specific sessions.
    Surfcheck Website 
    Live Saunton Sands Webcam!


    Broomhill art centre - Lots of sculpture plus a great restaurant and Jazz
    Landmark Theatre - Our local Theatre a short walk away.
    Chambercombe Manor - As featured on TV, a very haunted place indeed.
    The North Devon Folk Festival is at The Landmark Theatre in September
    Historical Research - Get into some background research


    There are some superb restaurants to discover in and around Ilfracombe all personally sampled by your intrepid hosts for research purposes obviously!

    Some of our favourites alphabetically are:


    Bengal Spice - Very local Bangladeshi/Indian

    Bistro du Coin - Simply amazing, our favourite French restaurant, in Braunton 15 minutes drive away.

    Black Sands Bistro - Small but well formed menu of fresh locally sourced produce in a laid back out door environment

    Chocolate Emporium - Our very own bespoke chocolate shop

    Espresso Seafood - Perfect for a sunny day, Helen and Harvey serve up the best sea food in town

    Gendarmerie - Modern European - simply the best restaurant in town

    Giovanni & Lucas - Large family run Italian restaurant near the seafront

    Lyn Bay Fish and chips - Amazing fish and chips every time from these guys, they even deliver!

    The Kings Arms Georgeham - Fantastic gastro pub in Georgeham

    Number 11 The Quay - Marvel at Damien Hirsts artwork over a superb cocktail.

    Relish Brasserie Ilfracombe - Fantastic Fish, Pizzas and Burgers

    The Rock Inn Georgeham - Superb Gastro Pub about 15 minutes drive

    Settantanove - Marvellous fresh pizzas made by Omar

    71 - Modern European great value

    Siam Bistro - Our closest and best Thai Restaurant in Braunton 15 mins by car

    Stoned - Classy home made Pizza in Braunton 15 mins by car



    Annie and the Flint - Wonderful coffee and excellent for gluten free (and non gluten free) treats

    The British Coffee House - New kids on the block (website on its way) offering their own roast and a "Best coffee you'll have today or your money back" guarantee - 132 High Street

    Costa Coffee - You May have heard of these, this new store is a fabulous addition to the high street



    Pubs and bars:

    Admiral Collingwood Wetherspoons - A spectacular award winning design with a lovely sea view terrace and the usual great prices on a wide range of food and drinks, very popular with visiting families

    Antidote Wine Room - Superb wine list and fantastic small dishes in Ilfracombe's newest and most chic wine bar

    George and Dragon - Traditional pub on Fore Street with great pub food and often a quiz on Tuesdays

    Grampus - A spectacular cliff top walk from the Elmfield takes you to the Grampus in Lee Bay, check listings for traditional live music and open mic nights.

    The Habit - Situated on fore street with a sumptuous cocktail bar and views over the sea, one of our favourite places to start an evening out.

    Ship and Pilot - Traditional pub with a great range of local beers

    The Thatched Inn - Traditional pub with great food situated on the road out of Ilfracombe towards Combe Martin



    We have some wonderful caterers in town who can handle parties of any size and who have great feedback from previous guests.


    The Deli - Lisa and her team have catered for all kinds of indoor and out door events here and in the local vicinity

    GT Ales - Superb ales either by the bottle or in the barrel, delivered to your very own bar


    Wedding Essentials:

    Dejeuny Flowers - Jane Fultons wonderful floral creations are very popular with our brides

    Jo Kift Makeup - Beautiful wedding makeup and hair from Jo Kift

    Tunnels beaches - An amazing wedding venue, featured often on TV has to be seen to be believed

    South West Event Hire - A huge range of furniture and bar essentials for wedding parties

    Sweet William Flowers - Another great florist from Ilfracombe

    The Deli - They can organise an excellent afternoon tea and staff for the day

    Twisty Focus - Mike Atkinson Photography Barnstaple

    Shine - Hair and Make-up Ilfracombe (Rosie and team)


    Halflight - band acoustic duo from Bristol

    Georgia and John - Acoustic duo - play in the pier in Ilfracombe, live locally - no website, Georgia's mobile number is 07964 240946. These two are brilliant


    Food News for North Devon:
    A Taste of The West
    Foodie News
    Local Wines Sharpham Wines


  • Special Offers

    Out of Season Offers 2017

    My Word its hot out West!, just a few minutes spare for a well deserved pint overlooking Saunton Sands before telling you about our fabulous limited period out of season offers for 2017.


    We have weekdays in September to December at a very reasonable £450 per night. Weekend rates in November to 20th December at a stunning £2250.


    Check our calendar for availability or call us on 01271 863 377