Coach holidays to Ilfracombe


Tucked away on the North Devon Heritage Coast, Ilfracombe is the most popular seaside towns on Devon’s north coast.

The resort retains all of its Edwardian and Victorian charm and has plenty of activities and attractions to suit your taste, including award-winning Ilfracombe Aquarium, the unique Tunnels Beaches, fascinating Ilfracombe Museum, St Nicholas Chapel and nearby Chambercombe Manor.

Not forgetting, stunning coastal walks and outstanding panoramas out to sea.

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Ilfracombe is a vibrant seaside resort which attracts visitors every year due to its spectacular golden beaches, secluded coves and pretty quayside harbour.

You will be spoilt for choice for things to see and do on your coach break to Ilfracombe with National Holidays.

Ilfracombe Aquarium features a collection of exhibits that have been carefully recreated to replicate the waters of the North Devon coast so you can get up close to the local aquatic life.

More information about the local wildlife and maritime history can also be found at Ilfracombe Museum, a unique collection of curiosities and hidden treasures that will fascinate and intrigue.

The town’s harbour remains a bustling centre for fishing activity. Watch the boats bring in their daily haul and spend a moment watching youngsters trying their hand at crabbing.

From the harbour, escape on a boat to Lundy Island and discover the unique wildlife including sika deer, , Lundy ponies, goats and seals. Climb the highest lighthouse in Britain, inspect Georgian cannons used to warn boats during fog and explore a cave used to hold prisoners.

Tunnels Beaches are a must visit during your stay in Ilfracombe. The four tunnels, hand carved by Welsh miners in the 19th Century, provide unique access to a beautiful area of coastline otherwise inaccessible. You can spend hours rock pooling here or soaking up the views.

Nearby, Chambercombe Manor also warrants your attention. The 11th Century manor house was featured in the Doomsday Book and is widely regarded as one of the most haunted buildings in the UK.

With so much to see and do, you’ll find yourself booking to return again next year with National Holidays!

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