24 hours in Ilfracombe: A town guide
PUBLISHED: 12:01 15 October 2019 | UPDATED: 12:01 15 October 2019
Kevin Thomas 2018
There’s so much to do in Ilfracombe that spending just a day here doesn’t really do the place justice. If that’s all the time you have, however, here are some top spots you must tick off
This delightful family-run wildlife and dinosaur park is situated in over 28 acres of gardens within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; featuring animals, soft-play and more.
With a host of child-friendly rides and attractions, plus shows, adventures and festivals, Watermouth is ideal to keep the kids happy during family holidays and short half-term breaks.
With stunning views across the coast, the path offers a number of walks and spots from which to enjoy the sights including Damien Hurst's striking spectacle Verity.
If you're looking to escape to the coast, this is the ideal place to enjoy the breathtaking views of the sea and the bay as well as unwind in luxurious accomodation and induldge in good food.
From local group performances to professional touring shows, The Space theatre offers a wide variety of entertainment; including musicals, plays, concerts and comedy.
This stunning boutique accomodation doubles as a restaurant and wine bar. The rooms and loft apartment are light, open and contemporary; an ideal spot for couples.
A favourite with the locals, Lyn Bay Fish and Chips uses local produce and serves freshly battered fish and chips as well as gluten-free options. Eat in the restaurant or takeaway to the beach.
This eatery offers fresh fish, shellfish and matured Devon meats from the finest local producers, with freshly caught fish sourced from Brixham daily.
This Good Food award-winning tapas and wine bar serves up a myriad of delicious authentic Spanish tapas dishes, plus stunning cocktails and drinks, all created using the very best local produce.
Step into a dream land of beautiful handmade artisan chocolates. With a wide range, plus a chocolate museum, this is a paradise for chocolate lovers.
Victoria Cranfield and her Great-Taste award-winning marmalades have been praised by the likes of Paul Hollywood, Clarissa Dickson Wright and Kirstie Allsopp.
Offering beautifully vibrant organic cotton clothing for babies and children, plus delightful accessories and toys from brands including Little Green Radicals, Piccalilly, Pigeon Organics and more.
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