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The South West Coastal Path. Ilfracombe's Tunnels Beaches, Aquarium, Museum, Art Gallery, Pitch and Putt. National Trust's Arlington House and Carriage Museum, Exmoor, Marwood Hill Gardens, RHS Rosemoor, Lynton and Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde, Clovelly,
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Barnstaple
Recommended Places to Visit: Hele Old Corn Mill and tearooms, (nextdoor to cottage!), several other mills nearby for the enthusiast (just ask us!), Chambercombe Manor (20 mins walk), Exmoor Zoological Park, Barnstaple (10 miles), Wildlife and Dinosaur Park (4 miles), Cliff Railway, Lynton & Lynmouth (18 miles), Valley of the Rocks, Watermouth Castle Theme Park (2 miles), The Big Sheep, Barnstaple (a must for children) Atlantis Adventure Park, Barnstaple, Clovelly, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Tapely House as seen on Country House Rescue, Bideford, Arlington Court, Dunster Castle, Cheristow Lavender Farm, Broomhill Sculpture Park and Gallery 4 miles. Visit the beautiful Hartland Peninsula, and all the beaches such as Croyde, Saunton Sands, Puttsborough, Woolacombe. Day trips to Lundy Island and to see the dolphins/seals from Ilfracombe harbour.
Annual Events: North Devon Walk Festival (April), All Things Morris (July), Pilton Green Man Festival (July), North Devon Show (August), May Beer Festival, Ilfracombe Victorian Week in June, Power Boat Racing (July), Tennis Tournaments (July), Ilfracombe and Combe Martin Carnivals and competitions throughout August, South West Birdman Competition (August), Rescue Day (August), Mini Car Rally (BH August), North Devon Folk Festival (September), Railway Steam Gala at Lynton (September), Gold Coast Oceanfest (June), Exmoor Food Fest (Sept/Oct) Appledore Book Festival.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Hele Billy's in Hele Bay (family bistro type, good value). Hele Bay pub. The Old Cornmill Tearooms. Ilfracombe offers many restaurants: Damien Hirst's 11 The Quay, La Gendarmerie, 71 Fore Street, Tapas bars, Italian restaurants, Indian restaurant, excellent fish and chips at The Ilfracombe Frier.
Local Sports: Horse riding,clay pigeon shooting nearby. Golf course and swimming pool with sauna nearby. Coasteering from Hele bay, Surfing courses and excellent beaches at Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe. Fishing trips from Ilfracombe. Kayaking and jet ski hire from W
The Miller's Cottage is located next to the 16th century working water mill in Hele Bay, 300m from the beach and 20 mins walk from Ilfracombe town centre. Hele itself is a village, with beach and rock pools, and coastal walks with beautiful views. Hele has two good family friendly pubs. Ilfracombe is the perfect location for North Devon holidays, offering you a gateway to an exciting blend of stunning coastal scenery, seaside fun, rural tranquility and centuries of heritage and style. Ilfracombe is a stunning coastal town with white washed houses, grand Victorian villas and terraces. Nestling between the National Park of Exmoor to the East and the golden coast with the surfing beaches to the West.
Please visit the Owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Devon.