Guesthouse Avoncourt Lodge
6 Torrs Walk Avenue, Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, EX34 8AU, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 375 reviews)
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Ideal for walkers, cyclists and all those wanting to enjoy the great outdoors of North Devon, Avoncourt Lodge is on a private road which is part of the South West Coastal Path, just a stone’s throw from the stunning cliff walk along the Torrs. With a drying room for damp clothing, safe storage for cycles and most rooms with full length tubs for soaking tired limbs, Avoncourt Lodge is a perfect destination for relaxing after a day in the open air. We also offer a comfortable lounge library and a fully stocked ‘honesty’ bar, so you can have a sociable drink or snack while making plans for the next day We have ample private parking for our guests, and spectacular views of the town and surrounding country from the front rooms, especially those with balconies. The south facing front garden has tables and benches for relaxing in the Devon sunshine. Full cooked breakfast with locally sourced produce is included for all our guests The South West Coastal Path runs right past the front door. Turn right and you have stunning walks along the cliffs and National Trust land. Turn left and you are only a few minutes walk from the Tunnels Beaches and their spectacular wedding venue
Previously a commuter to London, Alison opted for a change of pace and lifestyle in April 2017. She wanted a location with great walks for her basset hound and enough space for her library - both of which she has found at Avoncourt Lodge
Avoncourt Lodge is situated on the West side of Ilfracombe, above the Tunnels Beaches and the Landmark Theatre. The picturesque and authentic fishing port of Ilfracombe is a picturesque 10 minute walk down the hill and through the Museum gardens to reach the Esplanade and town centre Interesting things to do include walking along the Capstone Parade, cut in 1843 to allow the Victorians to stroll along the cliff paths, and visiting St Nicholas Chapel, the oldest lighthouse in England. The Victorians also constructed the Tunnels Beaches, less than 5 minutes away. Carved through the rock in the 1820s to allow access to the tidal bathing pools, the Tunnels still offer protected tidal bathing today, as well as fascinating rock pools and historical details of their construction. The Tunnels are also one of the foremost wedding venues in England, with glorious photo-ops and excellent food and service The harbour itself is still a working fishing port, and has a charm and authenticity that only working ports maintain. The Oldenburg still operates from here, taking visitors to the wildlife and nature reserves of Lundy Island – wise to book in advance to be sure of a sailing
Languages spoken: English
Watermouth Castle1.6 miles
Bull Point Lighthouse3.1 miles
Woolacombe Beach4.1 miles
Royal North Devon Golf Club12 miles
Restaurant Bengal Spice0.3 miles
Cafe/Bar Wetherspoons (Admiral Crichton)0.6 miles
Restaurant Smugglers1 miles
Restaurant Take Thyme1 miles
Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean via the Torrs Walk Coastal Path0.3 miles
Ilfracombe Mixed sand650 feet
Wildersmouth beach Mixed sandFood & Drink2,000 feet
Cardiff Airport36.5 miles
Exeter International Airport45.1 miles
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One of our top picks in Ilfracombe
Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Wardrobe or closet
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
- Electric kettle
Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
- Walking tours
- Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
- Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
- Diving Off-site Additional charge
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
- Fishing Off-site Additional charge
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
Food & Drink
- Fruit Additional charge
- Bottle of water Additional charge
- Wine/Champagne Additional charge
- Kids' meals
- Special diet meals (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
- Secure parking
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Front Desk Services
- Invoice provided
- Private check-in/out
- Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
- Board games/Puzzles
- Daily housekeeping
- Dry cleaning Additional charge
- Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- Smoke alarms
- 24-hour security
- Pet bowls
- Pet basket
- Adults only
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Designated smoking area
- Smoke-free property
- Packed lunches
- Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
- Beach umbrellas
- Pool/Beach towels
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children not allowed.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Avoncourt Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.
Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
The fine print
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
FAQs about Avoncourt Lodge
Check-in at Avoncourt Lodge is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
The nearest beach is 2,800 feet from Avoncourt Lodge.
From the nearest airport, you can get to Avoncourt Lodge by:
- Car 2h 20min
The prices at Avoncourt Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at Avoncourt Lodge (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
- Private Parking
- Secure parking
Guests staying at Avoncourt Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
Avoncourt Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Walking tours
- Horseback riding
Avoncourt Lodge is 1,300 feet from the center of Ilfracombe.
Room options at Avoncourt Lodge include: