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A really nice town

Even though I spent many years holidaying in this region as a child, I couldn't remember this... read more

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NAS1954
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Interesting place

Lots of different sea trips, fishing, seal watching or even a trip to Lundy Island. Lots of seats... read more

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TillyCh
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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All reviews fish and chips ice cream fishing boats lundy island watch the world pubs and restaurants lots of boat trips small sandy beach lifeboat station plenty of places to eat lots of shops lovely place verity statue public toilets damien hirst worth a visit out of season
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Reviewed today

Even though I spent many years holidaying in this region as a child, I couldn't remember this beautiful little town. The harbour just sets the town off with a sheltered entrance affording safety for the boats.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank NAS1954
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of different sea trips, fishing, seal watching or even a trip to Lundy Island. Lots of seats to sit and watch the boats. Nice little shops and cafes.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TillyCh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Ilfracombe in a cottage right beside the harbour. It’s very picturesque, with all the boats, and numerous cafes bars and restaurants around the sides. Our dog loved it, able to run freely on the beach. We were the only people there at 6:30...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank WimborneRanger
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were camping a few miles away so came here a few times. Very pretty harbour, though as expected lots of people. Wonderful views out to sea.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A9356TQangelab
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place, never get tired of the views and seeing Verity! The whole area is like stepping back in time, it's a magical place.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Linda N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this harbour the weather has been really kind .... fantastic a wonderful selection of cafes & bespoke shops .. curiosity too fantastic Views over the sea ... breathtaking seriously....most surreal

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank paultN8683SZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

have spent many happy hours in the harbour,nice places to eat and best ice cream ever,love st michaels lighthouse,the only eye sore is that awful statue

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bea l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so loved our evening walk to this harbour - so much so we returned every day we were in Ifracombe - such a lovely choice of eateries and bars .........

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Susan Ann N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst we enjoyed our visit to Ilfracombe Harbour, however the kids were appalled by the local toilets which were terrible. On a day out - you really need to be able to visit the loo and I could easily understand why they hated them! That...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 666justinep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited end of April. Lovely little harbour with fishing boats very picturesque. Harbour has some shops restaurants and a hotel with a bar to sit outside when sunny.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank davidkJ2456CG
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sandramainstone
March 20, 2019|
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Response from johnvincent | Reviewed this property |
Dont know about that Im sure if you message them they will advise. Personally I never book an hotel without parking, this part of the world is a night mare for long stay.
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sandramainstone
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Parking was free at night but charges start early and finish late
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Response from mmmmmmm99 | Reviewed this property |
yes there allowed everywhere very dog friendly place all laid on the café floors
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