Ilfracombe a vibrant and picturesque town

Ilfracombe is one of North Devons more popular attractions with lots of sights and shops to browse. Damien Hursts gallery is located in the town along with the award winning Ilfracombe aquarium. This all weather educational attraction is superb for those things to do on a rainy day in North Devon. The aquarium is a fantastic way to explore the aquatic environments of the North Devon coast. It houses 75 species of animals and provides a habitat that many adults and children have never seen before. The aquarium is housed in the picturesque harbour of Ilfracombe a harbour that houses some of the finest resteraunts found in North Devon inclduing theQuay, la Gendarmerie as well as the more traditional resteraunts like Hele Billys Restaurant & Bar and then the continentals such as Gazpacho Resteraunt and Asian Spice. Ilfracombe also boasts a The Landmark Theatre a superb evenings entertainment.

ilfracombe bay dining

ilfracombe bay dining

If your looking for days out around North Devon enjoy some of the cruises available from Ilfracombe bay on the “Ilfracombe Princess” one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the UK. Take a “Seal Cruise” along Brandy Cove, Breakneck Point, Fresh Waterfalls, Lee Village, Bull Point Lighthouses, Rockham Bay and more and regularly provides sightings of the very cute seals around the area as well as porpoises and dolphins.

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