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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Ilfracombe is ready to explore

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ilfracombe. Travellers to this trendy city praise the aquarium, chocolate shops and surfing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ilfracombe

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Ilfracombe has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Big Sheep (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilfracombe

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ilfracombe is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barricane Beach (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Woolacombe Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Putsborough Sands (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Croyde Bay (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Saunton Sands (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Glen Lyn Gorge (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ilfracombe

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 28.5 mi (45.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 35 mi (56.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ilfracombe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,624 holiday rentals around Ilfracombe. From 520 cottages to 588 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ilfracombe is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ilfracombe?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ilfracombe. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,799 holiday rentals
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium: 1,836 holiday rentals
  • Verity Statue: 1,792 holiday rentals
  • Woolacombe Beach: 1,941 holiday rentals
  • Clovelly Harbour: 2,173 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ilfracombe listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ilfracombe?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 520 Cottages in Ilfracombe. Our other popular types of Ilfracombe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 588 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 361 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 13 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ilfracombe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 132 holiday homes with pool available in Ilfracombe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.