2019/2020 South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Gold for Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

2019/2020 South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Gold for Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Having been awarded Gold at the 2019 North Devon Business Leisure and Tourism Awards, Gold at Visit Devon and now Gold at the South West Tourism Excellence awards we are as you would imagine over the moon.

We have always aimed to provide special holidays which focus on supporting families by giving them the opportunity to create great memories.  With a genuine warmth and understanding for all families that visit us here at North Hayne Farm we have many wonderful memories of our own from the last 15 years.

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2019/2020 South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Silver for Accessible and Inclusive Award

2019/2020 South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Silver for Accessible and Inclusive Award

Having achived Gold at the Visit Devon awards for the Accessible and Inclusive category, we were delighted to be awarded Silver at the South West Tourism Excellence awards that take all winners from the South West Region.  Our improvements are ongoing with lots of great ideas to continue to enhance what we do here at the farm.

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Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Gold in Accessible and Inclusive Tourism

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Gold in Accessible and Inclusive Tourism

Following our entry in to the 2019 Visit Devon Accessible and Inclusive Tourism awards, we are delighted to have been awarded Gold by the panel of judges.

The award recognises the passion and efforts businesses demonstrate in their particular award category.  Cheryl has without doubt championed our efforts to develop our inclusive strengths, seeking training two years ago which made us reaslise just how much we were already doing.  Having built on our existing efforts we have enjoyed the obvious benefits our accessible and inclusive ethos has brought to families and we look forward to providing more improvments and the best holidays we can.

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Gold in Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Gold in Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Following our entry in to the 2019 Visit Devon Self Catering Accommodation of the Year awards, we are delighted to have been awarded Gold by the panel of judges.

Having received a visit from a judge (earlier this year) who thoroughly grilled us ensuring everything we said in our entry submission could be supported by evidence, we were elated to be awarded Gold at the awards event.  Our passion for providing the best holiday experience we can, has always been at the heart of our business.  Keeping a watchful eye on quality (our winter maintenance plans are as full as ever!) is important, sometimes quite difficult to achieve but never ignored, our team are vital to our success and help us to create the best holidays we can.

Here's to 2020!

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Winner of Winners

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 Winner of Winners

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019 saw a record of 240 entries across 27 different categories for Devon which was judged earlier this year.  Following the announcement of Bronze, Silver and Gold awards at the Visit Devon Tourism event on the 28th November at the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) in Torquay, all winners (across all categories) were put through a further judging process (prior to the event) to recognise the business who had demonstrated they went above and beyond expectations in so many ways.

It was with immense pride that we accepted the accolade at the end of what had been an amazing night.

Here's to 2020 and beyond!

Winner of the Best Accommodation Provider 2019

Winner of the Best Accommodation Provider 2019

An amazing evening at the Highbullen Hotel where the North Devon Business Leisure and Tourism Awards 2019 took place.

Following another busy year where we added an extra bedroom to Katies Corner and built a very special space for our therapy treatments as well as continuing to welcome all our families to the farm, it was a real delight to be recognised and awarded WINNER !!!! of the 2019 North Devon Business Leisure and Tourism Awards.

We are hugely proud of our team and very grateful for all the support from all our families. This one's for you!

The National Autism Friendly Award

The National Autism Friendly Award

Awarded in 2018 in recognition of providing holidays for families with Autism.

Providing 'inclusive' holidays for families has always been very important to us at North Hayne Farm, so we were delighted to learn that we have just been awared the National Austistic Society's (NAS) Autsim Friendly Award in recognition of this and even more exciting to learn that we are the 1st business in North Devon to do so!  

With around 700,000 people now on the Autism spectrum in the UK, the right support can make an enormous difference to family life, particulary when trying to have a holiday. We are extremely proud of this award, very supportive of the work that the NAS do and committed to raising awareness of Autsim not just in Devon but nationally. Huge thanks to all our wonderful team and all our 'families' who have helped to make this happen.

Tripadvisor Hall of Fame 2018

Tripadvisor Hall of Fame 2018

As a result of our continued efforts to provide our guests with the best holiday experience we can give, we have been fortunate to have been awarded the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame.  This award is give to those businesses that have consistantly recieved 5 star reviews over the last five years.

Our approach has always been to undersell and over deliver and above all else, we care about your holiday experience. 

We thank all of our guests who have taken the time to leave a review and who have supported us as we have continued to invest in the development of our business.... providing the best holiday experience we can.

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018

Through our continued efforts to care about holidays in North Devon we have been awarded a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for the 7th year running. We thank our many guests for taking the time to provide a review.

The Green Parent - Recommeded 2019

The Green Parent - Recommeded 2019

Awarded in recognition of providing environmentally friendly holiday breaks where green credentials are an important choice for many families. 

Devon Tourism Awards 2014 Silver

Devon Tourism Awards 2014 Silver

It is with great excitement and pride that following our first entry in to `Visit Devon Tourism Awards` we were subsequently awarded Silver in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category which was held at the Highbullen Hotel on 19th November hosted by Judi Spiers from BBC Radio Devon. See the official youtube video of the event.

`Visit Devon` is the official Devon tourist board; their award scheme covers a broad selection of businesses ranging from coffee shops, pubs, restaurants, family attractions, events and accommodation. This year saw a record of 130 entries into the Devon awards – over 25% up on last year. Judges looked for all elements of businesses to be excellent, with some of them outstanding. To be amongst the winners is a very significant achievement indeed and one that we are very proud of.

South West England Tourism Excellence Awards 2014/2015

South West England Tourism Excellence Awards 2014/2015

Following our Silver award by Visit Devon, we were delighted and proud to be selected as finalists in the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards which acknowledge the top six Self Catering Cottages from Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. The awards ceremony took place on 12th February 2015 at the Grand Pier in Weston Super Mare. We were extremely thrilled to have our efforts recognised by the whole of the South West with a Bronze award and will continue to focus on service and quality and keep aiming for excellence.

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Approved Family Friendly Gold 2016

Approved Family Friendly Gold 2016

Approved Family Friendly is a specilist impartial quality assurance scheme which grades holiday destinations for families with young children. It aims to give confidence to families who are searching for providers of quality holidays within the UK.

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded our 'Approved Family Friendly Gold' accreditation which demonstrates our very high commitment to providing outstanding services, facilities and welcome to families.

Mumsnet Best Badge 2016

Mumsnet Best Badge 2016

MumsNet `By parents for parents` have awarded us a `Best Badge` in recognition of the reviews left on their site by families that have stayed with us during the year. Similar in it's objective to many review sites, MumsNet however focuses only on issues and reviews affecting/benefitting parents with young families. As our core aim is to provide high quality memorable holidays to families, we are very pleased to be awarded the `Best Badge 2016`.

Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Winner

Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Winner

Small Business Sunday shortened to the hastag #SBS on Twitter, was created by Theo Paphitis in October 2010 to reward small businesses with passion and energy. Each week businesses are invited to tweet Theo describing their business and from the thousands of entries Theo selects just 6 of his favourite, retweeting them to his 490,000 followers.

We were thrilled to be one of the 6 winners and be recognised by Theo in August 2015 and look forward to meeting him and other #SBS winners in 2016 to collect our award.

 

MumsNet Best Badge Award

MumsNet Best Badge Award

MumsNet `By parents for parents` have awarded us a `Best Badge` in recognition of the reviews left on their site by families that have stayed with us during the year. Similar in it's objective to many review sites, MumsNet however focuses only on issues and reviews affecting/benefitting parents with young families. As our core aim is to provide high quality memorable holidays to families, we are very pleased to be awarded the `Best Badge 2014`.

Our Previous Awards

Our Previous Awards

Tripadvisor 2016

Through our continued efforts to care about holidays in North Devon we have been awarded a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for the 5th year running. We thank our many guests for taking the time to provide a review.

Tripadvisor 2015

Through our continued efforts to care about holidays in North Devon we have been awarded a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for the 4th year running. We thank our many guests for taking the time to provide a review.

Approved Family Friendly 2015

Approved Family Friendly

Approved Family Friendly is a specilist impartial quality assurance scheme which grades holiday destinations for families with young children. It aims to give confidence to families who are searching for providers of quality holidays within the UK.

We are thrilled to announce that following an assessment in February 2014, we have been awarded our 'Approved Family Friendly' accreditation which demonstrates our commitment to providing outstanding services, facilities and welcome to families

Mother and Baby Magazine Recommendation

Following recommendations made to the magazine by its readers we were delighted to be featured in the Mother and Baby magazine. Listed as one of the best places to holiday in the UK with young families we have been overwhelmed by the positive response to the article. Babies and young children are especially welcome here so it was lovely to have this recognised. Thank you.

North Devon Business Award 2011

In October we were thrilled to receive a highly commended award for 'North Devon's Best Family Business 2011'. Almost 200 local businesses took part and our thanks to everyone (on Facebook) for your messages of support and congratulations.

North Devon Best Self Catering Tourism Award

Following our on going efforts to make North Hayne Farm a really great holiday choice it was with enormous pride that we were short listed and subsequently awarded runner-up out of a huge number of businesses in the final of the North Devon's Tourist Awards 2008/2009 in best self catering cottages category.

Sunday Times Travel Section Recognition

We were delighted to be included in the January 2013 Sunday Times 'Top 100 Holidays on the Planet'. What a great way to start the year, thank you to everyone who helped to make this happen.