Our guide to holiday cottages in Ilfracombe

Did you know...Damien Hirst founded 11 The Quay Restaurant in Ilfracombe?

Holidays in Ilfracombe are the most popular in North Devon, and it’s easy to see why! This lively town bubbles with life, and there is always lots going on. Nestled between grassy hills, steep cliffs and the Atlantic coast, Ilfracombe’s location has protected it from over development – so it remains as charming as the Victorians found it. Its traditional harbour remains North Devon’s largest, and is a fantastic base from which to explore nearby places of interest such as Lundy Island.

Wildersmouth Beach

One of the other main Ilfracombe beaches, Wildersmouth, has a colourful history that adds a little mystery to a visit. It’s easy to see why this pretty beach is a former smuggler’s haunt, as it’s tucked amidst rugged cliffs and is all but hidden when the tide rises. Wildersmouth Beach is a mixture of sand and shingle and is one...

Seventy One

Seventy One can be found just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Ilfracombe harbour, and its elegant interior and fine food have made it one of Ilfracombe’s most popular restaurants. Seventy One is perfect for a special celebration whilst holidaying in accommodation in Ilfracombe, and its summer seafood menu is particularly impressive! The combination of an extensive fine wine list,...
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