Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information. Tel:01271 863001
Landmark Theatre Tel:01271 324242
This state-of-the-art theatre provides high quality entertainment throughout the year, often featuring well-known acts and shows.
The hand-carved tunnels provide unique access to a beautiful area of coastline which is inaccessible by any other means. There is a wealth of information regarding the history of the tunnels throughout the site.
Chambercombe Manor Tel:01271 862624
The 11th century manor house was featured in the TV series ‘Most Haunted‘ and is also mentioned in the Domesday Book. It is said to be haunted by at least seven spirits, including that of Katherine Wallace, daughter of the manor’s former tenant.
Barnstaple Heritage Centre Tel:01271 373003
Situated a few minutes drive from Ilfracombe, the Heritage Centre relives the history of Barnstaple with the use of computer touch-screens, text & graphics panels and audio-visual presentations.
Ilfracombe Museum Tel:01271 863541
Located in a former Victorian laundry, the museum houses a fascinating range of exhibits from around the world. Amongst the curiosities is a two-headed cat and a selection of pickled bats!
Broomhill Sculpture Gardens Tel:01271 850262
This fascinating attraction features over 300 sculptures set in ten acres of beautifully landscaped gardens.
Quince Honey Farm Tel:01769 572401
See the living wonder of wild Exmoor honey bees in their natural habitat and observation hives.
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park Tel:01271 882486
A sub-tropical paradise with hundreds of exotic birds and animals and realistic dinosaurs. Daily sea lion shows, falconry displays, light shows and the UK’s only Wolf Research Centre are amongst the attractions. NB: This attraction is not suitable for those with mobility issues due to the large number of steps and inclines within the park.
Ilfracombe Aquarium Tel:01271 864533
An exhibition of the more unusual creatures found lurking around the British coast, including sea scorpions and our own native basking sharks.