Self Catering Accommodation to Rent in Ilfracombe, North Devon

Culture, crabbing and crazy golf - Ilfracombe has it all. This Victorian Devon seaside resort is simply bursting with character and charm. Its inspiring views of the sea from the harbour and the cliffs are just the beginning for visitors choosing to enjoy a self catering holiday cottage in this pretty North Devon seaside town. Take a look through the telescope at the edge of the pretty fishing harbour out to the secretive isle of Lundy or take a charming day trip over to the island itself and experience Britain’s tenth natural wonder for yourself.  Stroll to the tip-top of Capstone Hill to view the stone memorial, visit the tiny sailors chapel and enjoy ocean views across the Bristol Channel to the Welsh coast. With little beaches such as the famous Tunnels Beach, Wildersmouth, Rapparree Cove and Hele Bay it has much to offer those who like traditional bucket and spade seaside holidays.

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Miller's Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

Miller's Cottage, Ilfracombe

Grade II listed ?The Miller's Cottage?, located next to the 16th century working water mill in Hele Bay, is a cosy, pet friendly holiday cottage in Ilfracombe 300m from the beach and the South West Coast Path. Sleeps 4. Family friendly.

Partridge Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

Partridge Cottage, Ilfracombe

Partridge Cottage welcomes families and their pets to the little coastal village of Berrynarbor in this charming corner of North Devon. This rural North Devon holiday cottage sleeps 6 on a farm where children are welcome to help with feeding lambs, pigs, goats and duck.

Braefoot Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

Braefoot Cottage, Ilfracombe

Devon village of West Down. Comfortably sleeping 4, Braefoot Cottage is a family friendly countryside retreat that also provides an ideal base for exploring the North Devon coast.

Lantern House, Ilfracombe, Devon

Lantern House, Ilfracombe

A wonderful North Devon holiday home in Ilfracombe, Lantern House is perfect for families and large groups, comfortably sleeping up to 12 people with ample living space, stunning sea and harbour views, a delightful enclosed, sheltered garden and secure on-site parking for 3 to 4 cars. Pets welcome.

Dolly's Barn, Ilfracombe, Devon

Dolly's Barn, Ilfracombe

Dolly's barn is a large 17th Century barn near Ilracombe which has been lovingly converted into a charming 6 bedroom cottage sleeping 11 with disabled access in a beautiful spot on the North Devon Coast.

Aggie's Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

Aggie's Cottage, Ilfracombe

Aggies is a beautifully furnished rural holiday cottage in Devon sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms nestled in the hills of the North Devon Coast close to the coast and beaches at Ilfracombe and Woolacombe.

Tollgate Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

Tollgate Cottage, Ilfracombe

Tollgate Cottage, (1850) is thought to be one of the oldest cottages in Hele near Ilfracombe, North Devon - just a short stroll to the sea, it is ideal for self-catering family holidays and romantic breaks. Dog friendly. Family friendly. Children welcome. Beach. Exmoor. Country. Woodburner. Pubs n...

Higher Mullacott Farmhouse, Ilfracombe, Devon

Higher Mullacott Farmhouse, Ilfracombe

Dating back to the 17th Century, Higher Mullacott Farmhouse near Ilfracombe is a beautiful large 5 bed holiday property which has been tastefully renovated for style and comfort ; all set in a beautiful countryside position with sea views on the North Devon coast.

Many of Ilfracombe’s holiday cottages are ocean facing with outstanding sea views for miles and miles out. Your Devon holiday cottage in Ilfracombe will be a beautifully rural one with some of the best of the country’s views.

The Landmark Theatre presents a popular choice of shows from musicals and comedians to drama and films and live screenings from The Nationl Theatre and The Royal Opera House. The Landmark  overlooks the small Wildersmouth Beach, beyond which are scenic walks around Capstone Hill at the top of which is an ancient Fishermen's Chapel well worth the climb.  To the West are the popular Tunnels Beaches, small private beaches with rock pools reached through tunnels carved into the rock in Victorian times. They are a much sought after wedding destination as well as popular with families.

Ilfracombe Harbour (embarkation point for sea-trips to Lundy Island or coastal cruises) you can find the fantastic work of resident Damien Hirst.'Verity' is an interesting sixty-six foot bronze statue of a woman forever staring out to sea at the very edge of the pier alongside the harbour. Visit the Ilfracombe Aquarium or join a mackerel fishing tip to bring some fish home to BBQ back at your holiday cottage.

Further inland you can find delicious restaurants and wonderfully charismatic bistros and cafes filled with mouth-watering recipes and concoctions for all the family. You can also relax with a film at the local Embassy Cinema. Splash out on a memorable lunch in Damian Hirst's harbourside Bistro or try a melted cheese and lava (seaweed) sandwich! Indulge in Ilfracombe’s finest freshly caught mussels and scallops or enjoy a traditional fish and chips from Maddie’s.

Further afield, holiday cottage and apartment residents in Ilfracombe enjoy easy access to a host of award winning sndy beaches such as Woolacombe, Croyde, Saunton Sands, or little rocky coves such as Rockham Bay, Lee Bay,Combe Martin (superb rockpooling) and Barricane Beach. Walk the South West Coast Path which offers stuning views across The Bristol Channel to Wales. The path runs across the top of the highest cliffs in Europe at Great Hangman, just East of Combe Martin and along the coast at Trentishoe to Woody Bay where (should you fancy a ride)  the Lynton Barnstaple Narrow Gauge railway haa its main station.