10 days in Ilfracombe & Bideford Itinerary

10 days in Ilfracombe & Bideford Itinerary

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10 days in Ilfracombe & Bideford Itinerary

Start: Bideford
Drive:  45 min
1
Ilfracombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Bideford
— 7 nights
End: Bideford

2
nights
Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe ©
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.The parish stretches along the coast from the 'Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along the Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saunton Beach, Croyde Surf Academy and Surf South West. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Saunton Beach, see Croyde Surf Academy, and then kick back and relax at Barricane Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, then see Surf South West, and then pause for some photo ops at Verity Statue By Damien Hurst.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ilfracombe itinerary maker.

Bideford to Ilfracombe is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bideford.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Croyde, Woolacombe, Saunton Beach
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Croyde Surf Academy ©
Croyde Surf Academy
Surf South West ©
Surf South West

7
nights
Bideford

Bideford ©
Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England. You'll get in some beach time at Rhossili Bay and Perranporth Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eden Project and The Big Sheep.. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bideford: Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), Truro Cathedral (in Truro) and Exeter (Exeter Cathedral & Royal Albert Memorial Museum). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Crantock Beach, explore the activities along Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company, take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, and identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bideford travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Ilfracombe to Bideford by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July in Bideford, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bideford

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Exeter, Rhossili Bay, Coleton Fishacre, Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company, Eden Project
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The Big Sheep. ©
The Big Sheep.
Rhossili Bay ©
Rhossili Bay
Eden Project ©
Eden Project