Welcome to The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe - a warm and welcoming hotel in North Devon

The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe

The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe has a rich history, originally starting out as two large villas in the mid 18th century, being converted to a boarding house 40 years later. Today this modern hotel offers an all year round service - offering a warm welcome to visitors to North Devon, town residents and locals alike. Being positioned a short walk, minutes away from the towns busy harbour, the quay, pier and other maritime attractions - the Carlton is fast becoming the place to stay in Ilfracombe.

Your stay at The Carlton Hotel will be made special by the care and attention that our professional team deliver. With some lovely spaces, combined with great food and drink, and a truly personal, friendly service from welcome to departure you are welcome in Ilfracombe at The Carlton.

The Carlton's owners have committed to a program of refurbishment, and many of the hotel public areas have been refreshed. Already and for this hotel its first time a gym, event room and library have been created from the existing public areas. And plans are in place to create a coffee lounge, DDA / ramped access to the brasserie and new porticos to the front of the building. Work is underway to completely upgrade the first floor bedrooms, with new rooms becoming available this December. You can keep up to date on the work in our blog and news pages.


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Father's day lunch in North Devon
24th May 2017

Special Father’s Day Lunch in North Devon

Enjoy a Beer & Burger for just £12 this Father's Day Treat your dad to a Beer and Burger lunch this Father's Day, 18th June. Our talented Chefs have created a tasty burger that your dad will love, accompanied by a refreshing pint (or Prosecco for the ladies if you wish). All our produce is sourced locally and we pride ourselves on creating […]
scuba diving Ilfracombe
24th May 2017

Scuba Diving Breaks in Ilfracombe

Time for a dip? Scuba diving in North Devon Scuba diving in Ilfracombe is a sport enjoyed by many enthusiasts thanks to the beautiful waters and marine wildlife that we are able to enjoy right on our doorstep.  Whether you're a seasoned diver or wanting to learn to dive in Ilfracombe, people of all levels […]
Ilfracombe gig rowing club trophy by The Carlton Hotel
17th May 2017

Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club Start Championships With a Bang!

The 2017 Pilot Gig World Championships started off with a bang for Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club.   Two of its members, Jeremy Webb and Rhys Deane, rowed to the Isles of Scilly.  This was as part of their preparation to row around the UK as part of Island Voyagers.  Rowing out of Penzance on Thursday, they made landfall on […]
The Carlton Hotel Ilfracombe Leisure Breaks
10th May 2017

Clay Pigeon Shooting Leisure Breaks in Ilfracombe

Leisure in Ilfracombe Welcome to the first in our series of blogs exploring the vast array of activities available on your leisure break here in Ilfracombe and surrounding beautiful North Devon.  If clay pigeon shooting is your sport of choice, or you've always wanted to try your hand at it, then we have a treat for you. […]
Golf North Devon play and stay at The Carlton Hotel
3rd May 2017

Ilfracombe Golf Club Open Week

Ilfracombe Golf Club host their open week between Saturday 3rd and Friday 9th June 2017. Our local, unique golf course is set to a stunning backdrop of the Atlantic ocean.  Here players can see the sea from each and every tee.  It's a truly beautiful location in a special part of the world (an area […]
Sunday Lunch at the Carlton Ilfracombe
28th April 2017

A Very Special Sunday Lunch at The Carlton Hotel

Enjoy the Ilfracombe Art Trail and a delicious Sunday Lunch - 7th May. The Carlton Hotel will become home to two special local artists exhibiting their works during Ilfracombe Art Trail on 6th and 7th May.  Experience the art of Marissa Tuffin and Paul Swailes followed by a sumptuous Sunday lunch in our relaxing brasserie […]
Walking Holidays North Devon
24th April 2017

May is National Walking Month

The Perfect Start to National Walking Month May is National Walking Month and with stunning coastal walks along the South West Coast Path plus the close proximity to moorland rambles on Exmoor, Ilfracombe is the perfect spot for walkers of all abilities to experience a range of terrain and our beautiful scenery.   HOW TO […]
North Devon Dinosaur Park
10th April 2017

5 Top Attractions in North Devon

Attractions in North Devon not to miss! Come rain or shine there are plenty of attractions in North Devon to keep the whole family happy and entertained. From the excitement of the Dinosaur Park to the relaxing charm of the steam railway you'll never be stuck for things to do. And The Carlton, Ilfracombe is perfectly placed […]
Dog friendly braches in North Devon
7th April 2017

Dog friendly beaches in North Devon

The five best beaches in North Devon for you and your dog It's no secret that North Devon has some of the best beaches in the South West; dramatic cliffs, sandy coves, fragrant wildflowers all contribute towards making these beaches special. But, which beaches are perfect for you and your dog to enjoy a game […]
Spring Breaks in North Devon
5th April 2017

Spring Breaks in North Devon

Would you like to take advantage of the warmer weather without the crowds? Would you like to enjoy the delights of Devon at out of season prices? Then we can help! We have some spring availability that might just suit you. Spring Availability in North Devon 20–22 April Why not take an extra few days off after Easter and […]

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