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Nice Little chapel

Sitting above the harbour, it's a short climb to the chapel. Plenty of history to see and read... read more

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NAS1954
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Worth the climb

Bit of a climb but well worth it for the views over the sea, town and harbour. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TillyCh
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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All reviews worth the climb rotary club interesting history steep walk short climb well worth the effort working lighthouse great views from the top hill overlooking well worth a visit ilfracombe harbour lovely little place verity statue bristol channel donation worship davey
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Reviewed today

Sitting above the harbour, it's a short climb to the chapel. Plenty of history to see and read about and a sweet little place. The viewsare pretty good to, both across the harbour and sea.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a nice old chapel with a great view, but it smelled strongly of paint in it, it was a bit offputting. It seemed to be a bit crammed with all kinds of information, which makes it feel like there is little space to move...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bit of a climb but well worth it for the views over the sea, town and harbour. Very interesting history about the chapel.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TillyCh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous little place with loads of history. So pleased that I walked up to see it, it really is special!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Linda N
Reviewed 1 week ago

was nice to hear about the lighthouse keeper and his wife who lived there with their 14 children,thankyou to the lady who works in the chapel who told us all about it,worth the climb

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bea l
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very small chapel on top of a hill the climb up is steep and short. The building holds family history and a small chapel which is sometimes used. The views from the top are great and there's a good view of Verity.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cadbury2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small unassuming building holds a very interesting family history display as well as a small and well appointed chapel . The chapel seems to have been there from the 1400s. A nice little social history building and at the top of a high hill...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bryan_Saunders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not too troubling on the legs or lungs but a challenge if you have vertigo. Once at the top, however, the sweeping views from sea to harbour are magnificent. A notice at the bottom says whether the chapel is open or shut, often the former...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TallTraveller274
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Its an exilerating walk pretty steep and it can be windy but with great views across the Channel when you get there. The Chapel is the icing on the cake.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank paulV9698OO
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Looks lovely, sadly due to mobility issues I could not walk to the top to see it, but from what I could see looks like it’s worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kim C
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