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Worth the walk

Not just a chapel, but, also a lighthouse. Amazing to think that at one time a family with up to 14... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Penelope J
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Worth the climb

It is a bit of a climb up but certainly worth it for the views you get. Lady there to give any... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
pamhogg45
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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All reviews worth the climb rotary club interesting history steep walk short climb well worth the effort working lighthouse lighthouse keeper and his family great views from the top hill overlooking well worth a visit ilfracombe harbour small building small shop nice walk lovely little place interesting visit
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Not just a chapel, but, also a lighthouse. Amazing to think that at one time a family with up to 14 children lived in it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Penelope J
Reviewed October 17, 2018

It is a bit of a climb up but certainly worth it for the views you get. Lady there to give any additional information

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pamhogg45
Reviewed October 9, 2018

A steep walk up a slope to the top ( there are seats to rest) what a view of the surrounding area, on a clear day you can see for miles and the Isle of Lundy , trips are available during the year but in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This place dates back to 1321 as a place of worship for the people of Ilfracombe. it has also at times been a home, a reading room and a library. It is currently run by the local Rotary Club to raise funds for charities. it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This chapel was once owned by the Davey family and is now currently maintained by the Rotary club. It has a very interesting history and wonderful views across the harbour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Free entry (donations accepted) and a interesting exhibits. Ascent is steep, but taken in stages its doable. Great views from the top. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MozartMonkey
Reviewed September 19, 2018

A bit steep, but well worth a visit. Lovely little place. The views are lovely, quite high up so not for the faint hearted.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We visited Ilfracombe Quay and spotted this little chapel on the top of the hill. Unfortunately I don’t cope well with heights so didn’t quite make it to the top but have googled the chapel so I could look at the inside. The path to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DeniseHH2013
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Lovely little ancient chapel perched high above Ilfracombe Quay. It was well worth the steep climb (on a good path) to reach it. Very good panoramic views, from outside, across the Quay, bay and coastline.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This delightful little chapel sits atop a hill with relatively steep access paths. The history of the venue is quite detailed and has changed between chapel and dwelling over the years. A light has burnt continuously to aid shipping and is still functioning today. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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