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Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops In Ilfracombe

Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops In Ilfracombe

Tea rooms and coffee shops in Ilfracombe There has always been a clutch of great tea rooms and coffee shops in Ilfracombe. Spread between the High Street and towards the harbour you have a choice in administering your essential caffeine fix. And as many coffee traders...

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Top 5 dog walks in Ilfracombe

Morte Point, Mortehoe Village Enjoy a challenging walk through a rare spot of coastal heathland which provides the wonderful backdrop for a wealth of wild flowers and wildlife.  You might even be lucky enough to spot some of our infamous sealife including dolphins and...

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North Devon Cycling Routes

For many of us, cycling is our first choice for an outdoor activity to get exercise and fresh air.  You get to see more of the countryside from the saddle of the bike than in a car and you can also cover greater distances than on foot – it is the best of both worlds! ...

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Devon’s Most Haunted Places

With Halloween around the corner, many places are talking up their credentials to be among Devon’s most haunted places.  And the fact is, there are plenty to choose from!  Devon has more than its fair share of haunted houses, spooky hotels, lonely locations and ghost...

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Devon Dialects

Planning a trip to North Devon soon? At The Carlton we think that part of what makes Devon so charming is the local language. Tourists and first-time visitors may find colloquialisms and common words by Devonians a bit odd, sometimes a complete mystery, but these...

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North Devon beauty spots

One of the best things about having a hotel in North Devon is sharing our favourite beauty spots with guests and then seeing their faces when they return from a visit. Sometimes we take the beauty of the area for granted, so it’s always a delight to see people’s...

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North Devon Best Walking Routes Guide

Spring and summer pleasure trips to North Devon are a great way to relax, and no part of the trip is better than the famous Devon walks. Devon's scenery is best enjoyed when it's out in the countryside or on a walking trail, so put on your most comfortable runners and...

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Ilfracombe Boat Trips

North Devon has a beautiful coastline and if you would like the chance to see it in all its glory, and perhaps see some of the wonderful creatures that inhabit it, why not take advantage of one of the many Ilfracombe boat trips on offer? From angling trips to sea...

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Flexability for 2021

You have peace of mind when booking direct with The Carlton. Alterations, cancellation or changes to your booking may be made as close as 48 hours to your arrival. You’re booking is truly flexible without penalty when booked direct. A group booking, of more than four rooms or eight guests, is subject to different terms and conditions*. 

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