Attractions in and around Ilfracombe

There are many attractions within the borders of Ilfracombe, ranging from the Aquarium right down to the local art. Lets not forget the beautiful statues around the coast, that are assured to take your breath away. The famous historic Tunnels Beaches is a truly unique attraction with its network of handcarved tunnels leading to sheltered beaches and Victorian bathing pools.


Larkstone Cafe andattractions Leisure Park is where the whole family can spend a day playing lawn games such as Bowls, Croquet, Tennis and Putting, or 9 holes of Golf on the adjacent Pitch and Putt course with its breath taking views of the Harbour and Seafront, and enjoy a spot of lunch or a cream tea!




Larkstone isilfracombe situated at the base of Hillsborough Nature reserve, a walk over which will provide you with the most amazing views of Ilfracombe, and the lovely harbour. Walk over the hill to Hele Bay with its beautiful cove and follow the signs for the old corn mill, a working cornmill which you can explore and then enjoy afternoon tea at their tea room.




Take a guided tour of Chambercombe Manor an attractions11th century manor house, on the outskirts of Ilfracombe, which is gaining a reputation as one of the most haunted houses in Britain. There are over 4 acres of lovely gardens, water features and woodland walks for you to enjoy, and the Lady Jane tea rooms offer scrumptious cream teas and refreshments.




Ilfracombe Museum situatedattractions next to The Landmark Theatre on Ilfracombe’s seafront. A fascinating place to visit come rain or shine with it’s unique collection of memorabilia.




The Landmark Theatreattractions in Ilfracombe is North Devon’s newest arts and entertainment complex and also boasts cinema-screening facilities and is complemented by The Pavilion, a multi-use flat floor space.The Rendezvous Café Bar offers delicious meals, freshly prepared by the resident chef. Open for morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea, visitors don’t have to be seeing a show to enjoy the food and the sunny coastal views.




The craft workattractions selection is varied. In the exhibit there’s stained glass work, hand crafted glass sculptures and glass jewellery, pottery, woodturning, forged ironwork, handmade cards, sewn and knitted creations as well as hand carved walking sticks and locally crafted violins.




Inside the emporium attractionsyou can wander through our museum of chocolate, see chocolate being made (if you’re lucky) and buy handmade chocolate in their shop. Their award winning retailor incorporates a multitude of sweet treats for the whole family.




Relax and unwind onattractions a spectacular wildlife and coastal cruise on board the Ilfracombe Princess, a large modern comfortable passenger vessel, purpose built to sail close to the coast. She is licensed for up to 100 passengers.  Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England with immense seascapes and the highest cliffs in Britain as well as frequent sightings of Seals, Porpoises and Dolphins.




The Old Corn Mill attractionsdates from 1525 and is a unique working water mill in Devon. Located just 300m from stunning Hele Bay beach, a visit to the mill makes a perfect family visit. Guided tours are given by the family who run the mill, and children and adults alike will enjoy learning about the history of the mill, from how flour has been made here over the centuries, to some of the mishaps which have befallen the millers! To keep children entertained we have photo quiz, ‘find the mice’ and ‘count the millstone’ challenges. Just one of Ilfracombe’s family attractions