8 days in Devon Itinerary

8 days in Devon Itinerary

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8 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Dublin
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Ilfracombe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Torquay
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Dublin

3
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. Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Ilfracombe with an excursion to Westward Ho Beach in Westward Ho--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Woolacombe Beach, appreciate the history behind Verity Statue By Damien Hurst, kick back and relax at Barricane Beach, and get outside with Tunnels Beaches.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ilfracombe journey tool .

Dublin, Ireland to Ilfracombe is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of ferry and car. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Saunton Beach, Westward Ho Beach
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach
Tunnels Beaches ©
Tunnels Beaches

4
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Get some cultural insight at Coleton Fishacre and The Barbican. Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Plymouth Hoe (in Plymouth), Buckland Abbey (in Yelverton) and Castle Drogo (in Drewsteignton). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenway House, examine the collection at Bygones, and steep yourself in history at Powderham Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay travel tool .

Getting from Ilfracombe to Torquay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Exeter, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Buckland Abbey, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
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Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Greenway House ©
Greenway House
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral

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