Skip to main content

Fishy Goings-on in North Devon

Sea Ilfracombe 2 - 4 Sept 2011.

Ilfracombe Harbour - Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

A re-enactment of Napoleon Bonaparte’s failed attempt to capture Ilfracombe is just one of the highlights of this charming North Devon town’s Maritime Festival 2011. Promising an eclectic mix of events, visitors can enjoy historical guided tours, restaurant and gourmet trails, street acts and a tug of war during the 3-day celebration.

Lake View in West Down near Ilfracombe in North Devon

Looking for an Ilfracombe holiday cottage to stay in while enjoying the festival? Stay nearby at Lake View Farmhouse, an idyllic converted barn sleeping 6.

Lobster and Crab Feast Clovelly in September

Celebrating Clovelly’s famous lobsters and crabs, this fishy day offers live folk music, quay kitchens and wine and beer tasting, storytelling, street theatre and arts and crafts stalls. The day is in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery, which will also bring along a tank of baby lobsters to be later released into the sea.

Southclay - Luxury holiday cottage with a pool. Sleeps 10

Stay nearby at beautiful Southclay, a beautiful, luxuriously furnished holiday cottage complete with a heated outdoor pool and hot tub on the North Devon coast between Bideford and Clovelly. Sleeps 10

View More North Devon blogs

·       A Year in the Wilds of North Devon: July to December

·       A Year in the Wilds of North Devon: January to June

·       How to Spend Seven days in North Devon – and Seven Cottages in Which to Stay

·       My Favourite Beaches in North Devon

·       Weekend Theatre Breaks in North Devon at The Barnstaple Fringe Fest

·       Six Secret Beaches in North Devon and Cornwall