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Christmas in Ilfracombe

Overview

Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Fabulous festive package – see below for what’s included!
  • Relax in coastal Ilfracombe
  • Explore dramatic Exmoor
  • Visit bustling Barnstaple

Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

As well as return coach travel to Ilfracombe and accommodation at the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, you'll also enjoy two included excursions, cooked breakfasts and three-course evening meals daily and a festive entertainment programme. You'll enjoy special food and drink treats as well, with mulled wine on arrival, a drinks reception, leisurely brunches on Christmas and Boxing Day, afternoon tea each day and a traditional four-course festive Christmas Day lunch. To top it all off you'll also receive a gift from Father Christmas!

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Itinerary

Day One: 
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Ilfracombe, where we’ll check in to the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D) 

Days Two to Four: 
Over the three full days we have in Ilfracombe we enjoy an included excursion. We take a trip to the bustling market town of Barnstaple. The town has a great food scene with fantastic seafood, which of course is all locally sourced. The Pannier Market is another highlight in the town, set within a beautiful market hall, it is a great place to pick up a souvenir of your visit.

We’ll also travel to Dartmoor, a wild and winding National Park, where you can feel real history in landscapes that haven’t changed in hundreds and sometimes thousands of years. 


The other day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure in and around Ilfracombe. The town boasts fantastic seafood restaurants and a buzzing café culture, Lundy Island is close by and offers an opportunity to see puffins and seals or a short way down the coast is the beach at Woolacombe. 

Day Five: 
Today we return home via the interchange following breakfast and checkout at the hotel.

Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

Ilfracombe

  • Stay at the heart of Ilfracombe close to both the town centre and charming harbour
  • Enjoy comfortable lounges and public areas and great evening entertainment Explore
  • Exmoor and the North Devon Heritage Coast which sit on either side of Ilfracombe

The Dilhusa Grand is perfectly situated hotel in the centre of the attractive town of Ilfracombe very close to the high street which has a number of fantastic independent shops, bars and restaurants.

Just across the road from the hotel are the wonderful Jubilee Gardens which contain the fascinating Ilfracombe Museum and the Landmark theatre. Or if you are feeling a bit more active head to the top of Capstone Parade, the cliff that overlooks town for great views back across Ilfracombe.

The town is perfectly situated between Exmoor and the North Devon Heritage coast, both of which have stunning coastal views and an amazing variety of wildlife across the two regions. Especially easy to reach by both bus and car is the quaint resort of Woolacombe which is famous for its vast and pretty sandy beach.

In the hotel you can relax in modern bars and lounges with evening entertainment on a regular basis and enjoy plenty of dining options in the restaurant which has a wide ranging menu.  The hotel in general is a great place to socialise and meet new friends which will ensure your trip to Ilfracombe is a memorable as possible.

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Dartmoor National Park

Join our excursion travelling over beautiful Dartmoor National Park to Plymouth, with its combination of heritage and natural beauty.

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Jaunt to Barnstaple

W enjoy a jaunt to Barnstaple, the bustling county town of North Devon, combining local history with a variety of shopping experience, including speciality shops, the traditional Pannier Market and the unusual Butcher’s Row.

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