We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Lovely Little Quaint Place

I love Ilfracombe because Its a quaint place to be with Its Victorian Architecture and Its history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LCA1
,
Somerset, United Kingdom
Charming

Very pretty harbour and lined with some nice shops and eating and drinking facilities. Only a 10... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret c
via mobile
Read all 955 reviews
480
All photos (480)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips”(61 reviews)
“ice cream”(87 reviews)
“fishing boats”(23 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
The Quay, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
Website
Reviews (955)
Filter reviews
940 results
Traveller rating
514
358
53
8
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
514
358
53
8
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fish and chips ice cream fishing boats watch the world lundy island lots of boat trips pubs and restaurants lifeboat station plenty of places to eat lots of shops lovely place verity statue small beach an aquarium damien hirst worth a visit lovely walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 940 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Ilfracombe because Its a quaint place to be with Its Victorian Architecture and Its history. You will be bored as It has a lot to offer. It was Winter time that I visited so don't expect too many places like Cafe`s to be...More

Thank LCA1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty harbour and lined with some nice shops and eating and drinking facilities. Only a 10 minute walk from town centre. Charming for a nice stroll.

Thank Margaret c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting watching the boats being lifted out into dry dock, friendly people and a good little walk up to see St Nicholas chapel.

Thank Rosie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a joy to visit Ilfracombe and walk along the harbour. A leisurely stroll in the sun taking in the views can never get boring, and then there is Verity - the Damien Hirst bronze statue on the harbour entrance which you will...More

Thank S0n1a_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The harbour is everything you would expect and on a sunny day more than expected, the town is so close and unspoilt it is the icing on the cake.

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little harbour is nestled within a jagged coastline. It is very picturesque and can be very busy on nice day. The harbour dries completely at low tide leaving boat resting on the seabed. There is a small public beach.

Thank Sébastien D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little harbour with plenty of shops, pubs and ice cream parlour's to die for. There is also the lifeboat station and we were lucky to see them in action today as they were launched, hopefully they were able to help the person's in...More

Thank newwelshwizard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

small but worth a visit sand looked like mud and the sea looked black the naked lady is worth a look you will not see one anywhere else.

Thank boomerangles
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely place to be to view the scenery and wildlife. Sad to miss out on a sea safari due to tides.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Amazing views and the Verity statue by Damien Hirst is so unusual as if looking out Guarding.

Thank chillihot59
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
The Royal Britannia
394 reviews
.06 km away
Imperial Hotel
323 reviews
.53 km away
Marine Court Hotel
448 reviews
.57 km away
Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel
820 reviews
.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 124 nearby restaurants
Seventy One
273 reviews
.21 km away
Take Thyme Fish Restaurant
438 reviews
.18 km away
Adele's Cafe
383 reviews
.12 km away
The Quay Restaurant
817 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 59 nearby attractions
South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs
161 reviews
.01 km away
St Nicholas Chapel
234 reviews
.26 km away
Ilfracombe Museum
410 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Singingsue65
August 27, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from mmmmmmm99 | Reviewed this property |
yes there allowed everywhere very dog friendly place all laid on the café floors
0
Votes
gaynor49
April 26, 2016|
Answer
Response from mmmmmmm99 | Reviewed this property |
there's a Wetherspoons just near the harbour
0
Votes