• Welcome to The Elmfield

    big house for private hire

    Boutique style 9 bedroom house with swimming pool

    If you're looking for a lovely big house to bring together friends and family for a special occasion like a birthday celebration, wedding or seasonal get together The Elmfield is ideal.


    The Elmfield private house for hire is open all year round, sleeps 20 and is in a lovely Victorian villa, where contemporary boutique styling comes with a classic twist and a friendly family atmosphere.



    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 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


    We usually have most have weekdays available every month except August.

  • Woolacombe Beach in High Season

    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 In Low season

    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

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  • Where to find us

    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
    f. +44 (0)1271 866 828
    e. info@theelmfield.com

    w. http://www.theelmfield.com


  • Get in touch

    If you're interested in hiring The Elmfield please get in touch. We book up fast so please make sure you let us know if you have any dates in mind.

  • 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!
    Learn to Surf
    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 Ilfracombe all personally sampled by your intrepid hosts for research purposes obviously!

    Some of our favourites are:

    Gendarmerie - Modern European - simply the best restaurant in town
    71 - Modern European great value
    Settantanove - Fantastic fresh pizzas made by Omar
    Asian Spice - Very local Bangladeshi/Indian

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

    Chocolate Emporium - Our Very own bespoke chocolate shop
    Number 11 The Quay - Marvel at Damien Hirsts artwork over a superb cocktail.
    Relish Brasserie Ilfracombe - Fantastic Fish, Pizzas and Burgers

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

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

    The Kings Arms Georgeham - Another fantastic gastro pub in the same village!



    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



    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


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