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St Nicholas Chapel

Ilfracombe Harbour, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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Lovely views from the top and surprising that 12 children were born and brought up here. It’s a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Martin H
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It a long trek up but well worth the walk views are beautiful small little church great for a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marian U
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  • Average5%
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“worth the climb” (21 reviews)
“rotary club” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Ilfracombe Harbour, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
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"worth the climb"
in 21 reviews
"rotary club"
in 16 reviews
"interesting history"
in 17 reviews
"steep walk"
in 12 reviews
"short climb"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 9 reviews
"working lighthouse"
in 4 reviews
"lighthouse keeper and his family"
in 3 reviews
"ilfracombe harbour"
in 11 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"small shop"
in 5 reviews
"small building"
in 3 reviews
"up hill"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"overlooking the harbour"
in 3 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 3 reviews
"lovely little place"
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely views from the top and surprising that 12 children were born and brought up here. It’s a trek without children!

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It a long trek up but well worth the walk views are beautiful small little church great for a nice quiet reflection when you get there

Thank Marian U
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This chapel is well worth the walk to the top (not that it's that far) - really cute, interesting history and when we were there, a really knowledgeable volunteer - a lovely lady from New Zealand.

Thank winter-st*r
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its was quite a walk up to the chapel, but well worth it. Nice bit of history. There was a lovely lady inside who could tell you all about the chapel.

Thank Margaret S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to see what was on the top of the hill and were rewarded with beautiful views and an interesting insight into the history of the chapel and its occupants. Definitely worth including it on your visit to the harbour area.

Thank Intarsia80
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we originally went to see felicity , then noticed the little chapel on the hill. So we took the short walk up to see inside ,,, Really interesting little place to visit full of history .. The rotary club have done a brilliant job of...More

Thank mistyjill8
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Charming tiny chapel with old lantern light keeping watch over Ilfracombe harbour, and well worth the short climb up the path that circles the rocky outcrop. Great views of Ilfracombe gig crews training, and of Damien Hirst's Verity statue below. The chapel is staffed by...More

Thank JWMiddleEngland
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Well worth the short climb to see the harbour and coastal view. Inside the history of the building and its relationship with the town are well presented.

Thank STVBristol
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It’s well worth making the walk up the hill to the chapel for the views of the harbour and the Devon coastline alone. However, the beautifully kept chapel is well worth a visit as it’s very evocative of times past and has some interesting information...More

Thank garybons
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Not or the faint hearted would I recommend it I don't think so when you get to the top all you have is a nice view there is nothing religious about it I don't know it came about the name everything is centred around the...More

Thank alsilverf0x
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