Hornblower is a two-bedroom 2nd floor apartment within a 17th Century Georgian Manor House with the most amazing harbour and far reaching sea views. It's centrally located just 200yrds from Ilfracombe’s friendly shops, pubs and restaurants and only a short walk from the popular Tunnels beach. Our garden is also accessed via the 2nd floor.
Hornblower is a two-bedroom 2nd floor apartment within a 17th Century Georgian Manor house and has amazing views of the harbour and Damien Hirst’s Verity statue. It's centrally located just 200yrds from shops, pubs and restaurants.
The Admiral's House, formally the Ilfracombe Manor House, is situated at the edge of Ilfracombe's Harbour and consists of five beautifully converted apartments named after famous Admirals - Jellicoe, Nelson, Exmouth, Hornblower and Fisher. All these properties have splendid views over Ilfracombe's Heritage Harbour. They are adjacent to the picturesque quay giving easy access to the restaurants, cafes/bars, nautical attractions and activities.
No need to use the car as there are a number of attractions within walking distance including the award-winning Ilfracombe Aquarium, the unique Tunnels Beaches, fascinating Ilfracombe Museum, Larkstone Leisure Park, Hele Cornmill and Chambercombe Manor, one of Britain's most haunted houses.
If it's entertainment you are looking for, you will find numerous events and festivals throughout the year, many based on the quayside at the historic harbour and at the prestigious Landmark Theatre on the seafront.
There are many fine and award winning beaches, from secluded coves to the wide stretches of golden sand with crashing surf. For a unique beach experience visit 'The Tunnels' in Ilfracombe, holders of a blue flag and seaside award or Hele Bay to the east of the town also award winners, for good bathing and rock pool exploring.
You will find plenty to do in and around Ilfracombe with a terrific range of activities available to suit all tastes including walking, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, horse riding, cycling, surfing, walking, sub-aqua diving or simply exploring.