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Chambercombe Manor

Chambercombe Lane, Ilfracombe EX34 9RJ, England
+44 1271 862624
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Well Worth a Visit

A dull day but not at Chambercombe. A cheery welcome, a nice small well stocked shop and an... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Most enjoyable

What an incredible setting and the house is just full of history. Loved the extensive gardens so... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Tony B
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“guided tour” (57 reviews)
“ghost stories” (21 reviews)
“tea room” (36 reviews)
Chambercombe Lane, Ilfracombe EX34 9RJ, England
+44 1271 862624
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

A dull day but not at Chambercombe. A cheery welcome, a nice small well stocked shop and an excellent licensed cafe. For only £5 (unless you are Friends of the Historic Houses Association - well worth while!) you get a free flow tour of a...More

1  Thank Avante540
Reviewed 12 September 2016

What an incredible setting and the house is just full of history. Loved the extensive gardens so well worth spending some time there. The house they say is haunted but didn't notice anything of the paranormal on my visit. Did enjoy some love?y tea and...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Lovely cream tea and interestiing house to tour. We got the local bus and it was quite a walk up hill then down hill but well worth it.

1  Thank Marylyn F
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I went to Chambercombe Manor with my daughters/granddaughters and we all loved it! The house was very interesting and the guides very friendly and told us a lot about the house even thought there were no guided tours that day. The gentleman who worked in...More

1  Thank marstall
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Today my wife and visited the manor, we went on a guided tour, the guide was great fun, plenty of humour from her made the visit far better than i thought it would , the manor itself is very old and has plenty of history...More

2  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I took my granddaughter to Chambercombe Manor last week & in one of the bedrooms I was overcome by a strong smell of jasmine. I had to sit down & the guidebexplained that a little girl had died of consumption many years ago & to...More

3  Thank JEANBEAN79
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

To get to this place you go through modern housing, down a tree covered lane and then history is revealed. We got to the house just after the last guided tour had started so just made our own way around having read some of the...More

2  Thank Snorbins
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Laureldene cottage sleeps 2-3 people. Was very reasonable price for time of year (£470 for 7 nights over BH weekend arrival). Basic amenities. Unfortunately place is a tad tired looking. Old fashioned equipment and standard of v,earn lines not up to our expectations. E.g...More

1  Thank sally b
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We love it here and have been several times. The guides are informative and the subject matter is interesting. We had the added bonus of a few ghostly goings on during the course of our tour. Our only disappointment on this visit was that we...More

Thank Musket_girl
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

There weren't any official tours on the day we visited, but we found the staff on duty in the house, only too pleased to offer guidance and bring the history of this well preserved building to life. It's a veritable treasure trove of historical artefacts...More

1  Thank Chasingdreamscape
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17 June 2016|
Response from littlemisswighty | Reviewed this property |
The manor itself probably not sorry