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Accommodation for Walkers at Ocean Backpackers

There are many fine and award winning beaches in Ilfracombe, from secluded coves to the wide stretches of golden sand with crashing surf. For a unique beach experience visit 'The Tunnels' in Ilfracombe, holders of a blue flag and seaside award or Hele Bay to the east of the town also award winners, for good bathing and rock pool exploring.

You will find plenty to do in and around Ilfracombe with a terrific range of activities available to suit all tastes including walking, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, horse riding, cycling, surfing, walking both the South West Coast Path and the many inland circular walks , sub-aqua diving or simply exploring.  



This is a hostel with a difference, as soon as you enter you will feel relaxed, chilled and ready to enjoy all Ilfracombe has to offer. With a selection of rooms as well as dormitories, there is something for everyone. Enjoy meeting new people in the communal lounge, kitchen and dining room, there is use of the laundry and drying room if the weather is not as nice as it could be. Alternatively you can rent out the third floor for larger groups if you would prefer (some restrictions may apply). With free internet and wifi, you'll certainly be spending some of your time here telling people back home what a fantastic place you have found to stay. It's definitely a place you will be wanting to return to again and again, as many previous guests will attest to.

Things to do and places to see

  • Ilfracombe Museum

  • Ilfracombe Aquarium

  • Chambercombe Manor Trust

  • Landmark Theatre

  • Ilfracombe Wildlife Coastal Cruises

  • Braunton Burrows Biosphere Reserve  - The only UNESCO Biosphere reserve in Britain

Tariff and Booking Details

For more information contact Ocean Backpackers on 01271 867 835 or write to Ocean Backpackers. 29 St.James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon. EX34 9BJ .

You may also contact Ocean Backpackers by email or visit our website.


How to get to Ocean Backpackers

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