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South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs

Ilfracombe Quay, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
+44 1392 383560
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Stunning scenery

When the summer is as good as this one has been it is hard to better such a spectacular coastline... read more

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Vicky B
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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The kitchen and bathroom were in good condition, no issues but really disappointed with the... read more

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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This 3.2 mile route on the South West Coast Path travels through a long wooded valley to The Torrs, a rugged area also known as 'The Seven Hills' with tremendous views across the Bristol Channel. Any walk around the town features steep gradients, but the magnificent cliff scenery towering above the picturesque harbour makes it worth the effort.
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Ilfracombe Quay, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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Reviewed today

When the summer is as good as this one has been it is hard to better such a spectacular coastline. In any season it has its fascinations but on a hot, sunny, blue sky summer's day it is sublime.

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Reviewed yesterday

The kitchen and bathroom were in good condition, no issues but really disappointed with the condition of the lounge area the windows were dirty curtains needed washing, dusty dirty floor and sofa was shocking and it's faux leather was literally disintegrating it smelt terrible it...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A lovely view and steady walk. The scenary is beautiful and cannot be faulted. Paths well maintained.

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After exploring the norther section of the SWCPW, I am now making plans to return to walk the entire route. The scenery is breath-taking - of course I was there during the long drought of 2018 and consequently did not have to deal with rain....More

1  Thank Transmogrifer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coastline views and if the weather is good will see Lundy Island and across the Bristol Channel to Swansea Bay, the Mumbles and the Brecon Beacons!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place plenty to explore especially the harbour boat ride,went along the coast brilliant! Cream teas a must ! And costal path stunning views

1  Thank Caroline K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love walking this section of the Coast path, just stunning. Lots of lovely places to stop off for a bite to eat near Ilfracombe, and Broadsands beach near Berrynarbor is beautiful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have walked the 3 miles between Ilfracombe and Lee on numerous occasions. On a clear day the views are spectacular - people co pate them favourably with the highland of Scotland

Thank Alison P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd recommend getting a map from the Tourist Information. There are two ways to walk (east or west), both were fairly challenging with hills, dips, and slippery bits. But the views throughout are fantastic. It did rain a bit during our walk, so be prepared.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Highly recommended for reasonably fit walkers. Especially on this visit, I recommend the coast from Lynton to Combe Martin. Stunning views from good quality paths, especially from Great Hangman. There are some fairtly big climbs, so allow plenty of time. For the less fit, I...More

Thank Chris S
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