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Ilfracombe Tunnels Beach

Devon, England


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An expanse of sand and shingle backed by cliffs.

A network of tunnels, hand-carved in the early nineteenth century, leads to sheltered sand and shingle beaches and a Victorian tidal swimming pool. The only access to the beaches is via the tunnels, for which an entrance fee is charged.

Ilfracombe Tunnels Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Wednesday 3 June

Tonight
Chance of rain 15%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 13mph
Tomorrow (Thursday)
Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Ilfracombe Tunnels Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 5:22 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 11:32 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

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Recommended holiday cottages near Ilfracombe Tunnels Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Ilfracombe Sea Safari (0.6 miles)
Active Escape (2.7 miles)
Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays (3.1 miles)
Walk - Morte Point Trail (3.9 miles)
Outdoor Shop & Kayak Centre (3.9 miles)
Surfside Kayak Hire and Sales (3.9 miles)
Hunter Surf School (4 miles)
Woolacombe Surf Centre (4.2 miles)

Places to eat near Ilfracombe Tunnels Beach

Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill (460 yards)
Thomas Carr at The Olive Room (290 yards)
La Gendarmerie (260 yards)
Relish Bar & Bistro (210 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Ilfracombe

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS514478

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: North Devon

Parish: Ilfracombe

Nearest postcode: EX34 8AX

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