• The Elmfield, big Devon house with heated pool

    Big house with heated swimming pool and private bar, North Devon.

    call Matt on 07753826068 or email Info@theelmfield.com for details and bookings.


    LATEST NEWS: Last week of half term October 2022 available.

    We are now Booking for Summer 2023 and 2024.

    The Elmfield, 8 individually styled ensuite bedrooms.


    If you're looking for a lovely big self catering 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 accommodation 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.


    Here is the 2022 Walk through Video

    Make memories with family and friends

    The Elmfield offers an ideal base for your North Devon visit, there is an all year round heated indoor swimming pool located in a covered pool house in a terraced garden, your own bar and a games room.


    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 07753826068 for the best deals!


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

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  • Blackberry and Apple Pie

    September Recipe

    It's Blackberry time! Theres something really satisfying about going on a lovely long walk and returning home with a bag of juicy, fruity treasures. Heres one of our family favourite recipes, a delicious blackberry and apple pie.

    • 175g plain flour
    • pinch salt
    • 100g butter
    • 25g caster sugar
    • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
    • 1 egg yolk
    • milk to moisten and glaze
    • 300g cooking apple, peeled, cored and sliced (use Bramley's if possible)
    • 225g freshly blackberry
    • caster sugar, to taste


    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

    1. Mix in the sugar, lemon zest, egg yolk and a splash of milk to form a dough. Knead the dough lightly.

    2. Spoon the apples and blackberries into a shallow 1.2ltr/900ml dish, then sprinkle over sugar to taste.

    3. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface, large enough to cover the pie. Place the pastry over the filled pie dish, then seal and flute the edges. Glaze the top of the pie with a little milk, then bake for 40-45 mins until golden.

  • Retreat Hire

    2023 will be the year of retreats at The Elmfield!

    The Elmfield is available to hire for your retreat, ranging from Yoga/Health, Music, Arts.
    Call Matt on 07753826068 to discuss your requirements.