St Nicholas Chapel

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Joanne D
Ampthill, UK36 contributions
Quaint chapel dating back 100s of years. A clergyman and his family of ten (if I’m correct) lived there! It was a free entrance after a slight climb and stunning views.
An absolute must if visiting Ilfracombe.
Written March 25, 2022
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Richard
Llandybie, UK402 contributions
Couples
Lovely Chapel with fantastic views all round. Set on a hill with a steep walk up and down. Information boards can be viewed half way up. A lot of information also in the small Chapel. A working lighthouse.
Written May 20, 2022
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MalcH
Loughborough, UK2,733 contributions
Couples
Quaint little chapel at the top of the small hill overlooking the harbour. Great location with some really good views. Worth taking time out to visit
Written July 3, 2021
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JackThePirate
Looe, UK26 contributions
I love this place and have visited it before as the climb to the top is worth the incredible view BUT.. it was sadly inaccessible due to maintenance work on the lower wall and completely shut due to covid.. however there was no real need to do this at all as maintenance on the lower wall should not stop you from walking to the top and there is nothing to cause a covid risk as the chapel cannot be entered except by appointment only. And no risk caused by a little rebuilding work on the lowest wall. Normally would give this place 5 stars as an attraction, two stars is due to the disappointment at having access.
Written November 17, 2020
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Chan G
Reading, UK200 contributions
Shame this was closed due to CoVid-19 - we wanted to walk up to it as our air bnb was next to it so we can could see the green lighthouse light every evening. Unfortunately it was surrounded by youngsters climbing the scaffolding and hanging around the church, it put us off going up to it.
Written September 18, 2020
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theresa b
Lincoln, UK105 contributions
Couples
We went up to see the church on a wet and windy day even though we knew it was closed. The views were breathtaking. Will go again to see inside the church.
Written December 27, 2018
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Shauna S
Paignton, UK2 contributions
Family
Upon walking around the Ilfracombe seafront, I nearly completely walked past this beauty. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the Ilfracombe coast, this chapel has one of the most stunning views I have ever seen.

As well as this, inside the chapel is wall after wall of infomation about it's history and architecture so is definitely a must visit for history lovers.

During my visit, I spoke to two of the staff members inside who were so lovely and told me and my family so much about the area and the chapel and were just overall extremely friendly, approachable people.
Written August 31, 2018
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Tracie B
Rowley Regis, UK35 contributions
Couples
What a hidden gem, the volunteer was so informative I could have chatted all day, well informed and free, past the odd 40 minuted
Written June 27, 2016
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Marissa D
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Couples
Great 360 degrees Views all around once you climb up. A little bit of a climb but worth the views. Located near the end of the harbour. Still is a working lighthouse.
Written August 21, 2020
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noholdluggage
Ballymena, UK557 contributions
This seen as you wander round the harbour or view the Verity sculpture. Was thinking twice about what looked like a very steep climb up. Wasn't half as bad as we thought. The small road/path is very good, winds around the hill and has a bench halfway up. Though I would say think twice if you have any problems with mobility. When up there it is well worth it. A small, tightly spaced little church with good views and the tiny chapel is very soothing. Very steep twisty stairs lead to upper floors. Not a long visit, but definitely worth doing. In going up there, the views of the old harbour and the rock formations give great views.
Written November 21, 2019
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