Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England with a small harbour, surrounded by cliffs.
The parish stretches along the coast from 'The Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along The Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. The resort is hilly and the highest point within the parish boundary is at 'Hore Down Gate', 2 miles inland and 860 feet (270 m) above sea level.
The landmark of Hillsborough Hill dominates the harbour and is the site of an Iron Age fortified settlement. In the built environment, the architectural-award-winning Landmark Theatre is either loved or hated for its unusual double-conical design. The 13th-century parish church, Trinity; and the St Nicholas's Chapel (a lighthouse) on Lantern Hill, have been joined by the Damien Hirst owned statue, Verity, as points of interest.
Local authority: Devon County Council
OS Grid Reference: SS520475
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Phone 01271 883 319
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Situated in Ilfracombe, 1.8 km from Watermouth Castle, The Habit boasts a terrace and fitness centre. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Rooms have a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms come with a private bathroom. Details...
This small, family-run, dog friendly licensed hotel is ideally located in Ilfracombe, close to the harbour, shops and seafront, and a short drive from Watermouth Castle. Details...
In a characterful Georgian Grade II listed building, The Olive Branch offers elegant rooms with free WiFi. The picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour is within a 2-minute walk, as is the High Street and Tunnels Beaches. Details...
Gabriel Apartments is located in Ilfracombe, 1.9 km from Watermouth Castle. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. All units feature a satellite flat-screen TV and CD player. Details...
Part of the Leisureplex Hotel Group, The Imperial Hotel in Ilfracombe is situated right on the seafront just 80 metres from the beach. The hotel has free parking and its own restaurant and cocktail bar. Details...
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Acorn Lodge offers accommodation in Ilfracombe. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Details...
St. Leven is a comfortable, detached cottage set in the centre of Ilfracombe, Devon, and benefits from private parking and character features. The cottage can sleep four people in one double and one twin bedroom, and also has access to a shower room. Details...
Harbour View Apartment, set on the top floor of a former Victorian hotel, is in the oldest area of Ilfracombe in Devon. This third floor apartment sleeps up to six people and has two bedrooms, which consist of one double and one family room with a double and adult bunks, as well as a family bathroom. Details...
2 The Villa is a third floor apartment in the Devon seaside town of Ilfracombe. There are two double bedrooms (one with an ensuite) and a twin room plus a family bathroom, making it suitable for six people. Details...
2 Oceanside Apartments is a beautiful, ground floor apartment in the heart of Ilfracombe, Devon. With three bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and with sea views throughout, the property can sleep six people. Details...
Penryn is a charming two storey apartment in Ilfracombe. The property has two double rooms and a single on the second floor, along with a shower room. Details...
Whitestone is a first floor apartment in Lincombe near Ilfracombe. The all first floor apartment has a double bedroom, a bathroom, and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with double sofa bed. Details...