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Very interesting Chapel with great views

Free entry (donations accepted) and a interesting exhibits. Ascent is steep, but taken in stages... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Swindon, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

A bit steep, but well worth a visit. Lovely little place. The views are lovely, quite high up so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathy S
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“worth the climb”(21 reviews)
“rotary club”(15 reviews)
“steep walk”(12 reviews)
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All reviewsworth the climbrotary clubsteep walkinteresting historyshort climbwell worth the effortworking lighthouselighthouse keeper and his familysmall buildingsmall shopilfracombe harbourwell worth a visitup hillnice walkoverlooking the harbourinteresting visitverity statue
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Reviewed yesterday

Free entry (donations accepted) and a interesting exhibits. Ascent is steep, but taken in stages its doable. Great views from the top. Worth visiting.

Thank MozartMonkey
Reviewed 2 days ago

A bit steep, but well worth a visit. Lovely little place. The views are lovely, quite high up so not for the faint hearted.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Ilfracombe Quay and spotted this little chapel on the top of the hill. Unfortunately I don’t cope well with heights so didn’t quite make it to the top but have googled the chapel so I could look at the inside. The path to...More

Thank DeniseHH2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little ancient chapel perched high above Ilfracombe Quay. It was well worth the steep climb (on a good path) to reach it. Very good panoramic views, from outside, across the Quay, bay and coastline.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This delightful little chapel sits atop a hill with relatively steep access paths. The history of the venue is quite detailed and has changed between chapel and dwelling over the years. A light has burnt continuously to aid shipping and is still functioning today. It...More

Thank markhO7053QO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the walk up Lantern Hill to visit this charming chapel and discover its history. Fantastic views from the top.

Thank Zanzizibar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon walking around the Ilfracombe seafront, I nearly completely walked past this beauty. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the Ilfracombe coast, this chapel has one of the most stunning views I have ever seen. As well as this, inside the chapel is...More

1  Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little chapel, originally built in 1321, with a lighthouse attached which dates back to the Middle Ages - said to be the oldest working lighthouse in the country. The views around are spectacular but, be warned, this is because of the...More

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A well preserved chapel with a great historical story Photos of yesteryear are informative Run by volunteers so please leave a donation Always visit year after year

Thank caterpillar1001
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome 😎. Take my hat of to the Victorians in building this for the battle against the elements. The steepness of the path up to the chapel and the architecture beauty this building still is. The lady on duty was lovely, helpful and filled any...More

Thank foodofallfoods
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