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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. Travelers to this trendy city praise the aquarium, chocolate shops and surfing. Many of our vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

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

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilfracombe

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Ilfracombe

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 28.5 mi (45.9 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Ilfracombe, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,647 vacation rentals around Ilfracombe. From 534 cottage rentals to 363 studio vacation rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ilfracombe?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ilfracombe. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ilfracombe Harbour: 1,830 vacation rentals
  • Verity Statue: 1,833 vacation rentals
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium: 1,867 vacation rentals
  • Torrington 1646: 2,398 vacation rentals
  • Watersmeet House: 1,570 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Ilfracombe?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 534 Cottages in Ilfracombe. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilfracombe include:

  • Studios: 363 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 534 rentals available
  • Cabins: 534 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ilfracombe?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 142 vacation rentals with pool available in Ilfracombe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.