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Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room

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Address: Watermouth Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 863185
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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CASH ONLY. SEASONAL: Opening 24th March everyday til Sunday 10th April for...

CASH ONLY. SEASONAL: Opening 24th March everyday til Sunday 10th April for Easter. Then Friday, Saturday, Sunday and BH in rest of April, May, June, September and October. Everyday EXCEPT Saturdays in July and August. Please see our leaflets and website for clarification - or phone us. . Winner of the Devon Life "Best Tearoom in Devon Award" 2013, 2014 and 2015. 16th century working watermill about half a mile east of Ilfracombe Town centre in HELE (Combe Martin road A399). We are a family business, milling to produce flour for our mill-made cakes and for sale in the tearoom. We serve Devon Cream Teas including Devonshire Splits and Thunder and Lightning, and a wide variety of cakes made on the premises, many made from our flour. Our savoury items are locally made pasties, sandwiches and savoury cream teas. At least one GF cake aways available and we will make GF/vegan scones if pre-ordered or not too busy. We do not sell main lunches or evening meals. Takeaway cream teas and cake available. We endeavour to entertain our guests with puzzles and quizzes. Dogs welcome in tearooms and gardens although not in the mill itself. PARKING in Hele Bay Public Carpark (to left of Hele Bay Pub). Limited disabled parking - please phone in advance.We look forward to welcoming you to Hele Corn Mill. See our website for details or give us a ring.

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A must visit!

Spent an afternoon at the Corn Mill in early August. The mill was not working on the day of my visit, but still a very interesting attraction to visit. We ended our visit with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Spent an afternoon at the Corn Mill in early August. The mill was not working on the day of my visit, but still a very interesting attraction to visit. We ended our visit with a Devon cream team, delicious and recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A really great find here ' on the North Coast ... Super home made cakes including dairy and gluten free The gentleman who guided us through the selection was charming and very helpful . Super garden , lovely team of young happy smiling faces. We shall return.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Came here especially for a cream tea, and we weren't disappointed! Absolutely lovely homemade scones and jam, with the traditional clotted cream. Would definitely recommend!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great demo of machinery and tour of the old mill. Lovely tea rooms and home made cakes made with flourbmilled on site.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We read about the tea rooms on Trip Advisor so decided to go for afternoon tea. A lovely find and well worth the visit. Delicious scones in a beautiful setting - weather lovely so were able to sit outside, but inside looked just as quaint!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for afternoon tea. Was warmly greeted by nice staff and chose to sit outdoors due to beautiful weather. There is a lovely garden on the hill a great sun trap. And was surprised to see a bee hive up there too! Afternoon tea was delightful and plentiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

They grind their own flour in the corn mill, make amazing cakes and scones and serve them wherever you want - inside, outside, up in the gardens or even in an old potting shed. Great food and great service.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

A very strange little place to find but what a lovely find when you do. Tiny little tea room with a cracking Devonshire tea and an eccentric owner who is a great host. With games and puzzles to entertain kids young and old it's absolutely worth a stop.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Me and my family went here for cream teas and it did not disappoint! The scones were extemely fresh and the staff were very friendly. Personally, I would have preferred my tea in a traditional bone china cup, but that's just me!

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Helemill, Owner at Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The mugs are generally very popular but we do also have bone china cups - you only have to ask next time you visit. See you again. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stopped for afternoon tea and homemade cake.The choice was excellent and the cake was delicious. There was a great selection of cakes .

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