The Elmfield offers an ideal base for your North Devon visit, there is a heated indoor swimming pool (available Easter - October), your own bar and games facilities.
We are Located 10 minutes from Ilfracombes stunning harbour, where Damian Hirsts impressive Verity, dominates, and local restaurants offer exceptional gastronomical treats.
We are also just a few minutes walk from the famous tunnels beaches and wedding venue,
From Barnstaple (A361): On entering Ilfracombe at the first set of traffic lights turn left towards sea front, then at the next set of traffic lights turn left and left again.
This brings you into Torrs Park. Proceed up the hill, and we are located at the top. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
From Combe Martin (A399): At the second set of traffic lights in Ilfracombe High Street turn right into Northfield Road. At the next set of traffic lights go straight across and immediately turn left into Torrs Park.
We are at the top of the hill on the left. There are two approaches to the Hotel, one is opposite Norbury House the second is opposite Upper Torrs.
Zoë & Matt
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Tunnels Beaches - A firm favourite with our littluns
Woolacombe - Superb Golden Beach
Croyde - The Best Surf Beach In North Devon
Exmoor - Home of the Famous Ponies and Spectacular Scenery
Lundy - This Daytrip is a must, from Ilfracombe Harbour.
Ilfracombe Princess - Fantastic short coastal excursions
North Devons Biosphere Reserve - Learn more about North Devons Biosphere Reserve
Tarka Trail Bike Hire - Time to get active along the mainly flat Tarka Trail
Sea Kayaking at Lundy - Great Adventure
Blakewell Fish Farm - A firm favourite, you can feed the fish and buy superb smoked trout and other local produce.
Golf - this area is renowned for its golf courses.
Torrs walk to Lee and more - there are many superb walks straight from our front door
Keypitts Stables, Quad Biking and 4X4 Driving - This is where we are learning to ride horses, they have lessons and rides for all levels.
There are plenty of places to surf for the beginner right up to the most advanced professional at - woolacombe, combesgate,croyde, saunton, putsborough and westward ho!
Learn to Surf
Live Saunton Sands Webcam!
Broomhill art centre - Lots of sculpture plus a great restaurant and Jazz
Landmark Theatre - Our local Theatre a short walk away.
Chambercombe Manor - As featured on TV, a very haunted place indeed.
The North Devon Folk Festival is at The Landmark Theatre is in September
Historical Research - Get into some background research
There are some superb restaurants to discover in Ilfracombe all personally sampled by your intrepid hosts for research purposes obviously!
Some of our favourites are:
Gendarmerie - Modern European
71 - Modern European
Settantanove - Fantastic fresh pizzas made by Omar
Asian Spice - Very local Bangladeshi/Indian
Walkers Chocolate Emporium - Check out the Chilli Hot Chocolate Drinks.
Number 11 The Quay - Marvel at Damien Hursts artwork over a superb cocktail.
Grassroots cafe - Vegetarian, Child Friendly