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Good views close to Ilfracombe

Almost anywhere you go in Ilfracombe is hilly, but this particular headland is the best. You get... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Andrew C
Witney, United Kingdom
Steep climb with a rewarding view.

Capstone Hill is deceptively steep near the summit and could be a challenge for those not used to... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Standish, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the climb, like the Chapel, although this one is longer. Statue of the 14 year old girl who fell to her death in 2000, is a very sombre reminder of how dangerous the cliffs are.

Thank Penelope J
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Almost anywhere you go in Ilfracombe is hilly, but this particular headland is the best. You get good views round Ilfracombe and out to sea on a fine day. It is worth the effort climbing it.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Capstone Hill is deceptively steep near the summit and could be a challenge for those not used to exercise. At the summit you are rewarded with great views over Ilfracombe and the sea. Close to the flag pole is the statue of a young Russian...More

Thank Owdmon
Reviewed September 20, 2018

On the surface, this is a large hill with a commanding view over Ilfracombe and the sea. however get someone to tell you the history and how the Victorians used it for promenading and constitutionals and it has a much deeper meaning than just a...More

Thank MozartMonkey
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Had so much fun climbing up here with my little ones and dog. Once yo you get rewarded with stunning views and it’s a lovely walk around on the coastal path. It was very windy when we went, so be careful with little ones as...More

Thank Juljen83
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Truly beautiful views, definitely worth climbing to the top of the hill. Sat and ate lunch here and I just couldn't get over how amazing the view is.

Thank James S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

As a not so young retired couple, we puffed and panted our way to the top. Well worth the climb as the views are stunning.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed September 5, 2018

It was lovely, we really enjoyed our "quintessential British seaside experience"....... apart from the seagull attack on me at Capstone Parade. We bought pasties to enjoy and I jokingly said to my husband "be careful I read about seagull attacks" (I don't think he believed...More

1  Thank peaceandjustice
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Not sure if we took the best route up, but well worth it for the views of a evening sunset! You do need to keep children close though!

Thank Thekilpinfamily
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Whe went up it when it was getting dark. It's a good cline but it's really nice with all the small paths and the sea

Thank Rob B
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