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Wildercombe House

Wildercombe House St. Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8EP England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#7 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
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Set high upon an idyllic spot in the seaside town of Ilfracombe, Wildercombe House enjoys sweeping views across the valley, out to sea, and Ilfracombe town, which has the added bonus of being a working fishing harbour. A former Gentleman’s Residence built in 1885, Wildercombe House offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation with light, spacious rooms which have been completely refurbished throughout providing our guests with the highest levels of quality and comfort. Free on-site parking, and free super-fast Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire building and outside areas. Whether your choice is to walk, cycle or drive, Wildercombe House is here for you to enjoy a luxurious stay and as a base for exploring the delightful countryside, local beaches, historic sites, and Exmoor National Park. Maybe you just want some ‘time out’ away from it all, time for you…… Wildercombe House is the ideal place to stay; a perfect retreat to rest and relax.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
Tennis court offsite
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Whirlpool bathtub
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Jayne N wrote a review Oct 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom2 contributions
Lovey hotel. All Covid rules were in place. Plenty of space in dining room for breakfast. Breakfast freshly cooked (pre order system worked perfectly) Great view from dining room. Rooms warm and clean Met by very friendly lady who was so welcoming. Well done x
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
jomanders wrote a review Oct 2020
Wells, United Kingdom108 contributions23 helpful votes
Very organised and the room was spotlessly clean if a trifle hot; easy enough to turn down the radiator! Breakfasts were excellent and set us up for a day's walking and exploring. Owners were very friendly and gave a comprehensive explanation of Covid procedures etc. Well worth a visit and easy to see why there was such a good rate of occupancy.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Trisha 61 wrote a review Oct 2020
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Beautiful hotel, very clean and comfortable, friendly and helpful hosts although accessible room was top notch the access to the hotel was incredibly steep and a manual wheelchair could not get up the slope. I have a powerchair and struggled. Saying you are wheelchair accessible is not just about the room you are providing and access around the inside of the hotel. Also we felt that the breakfast was very restricted of one item of each foodstuff. Bacon was overcooked and omelette served as "scrambled egg?
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Mike Plews wrote a review Oct 2020
Paignton, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed for 4 nights whilst visiting south devon. A warm welcome given to us by Ann-Marie and a subsequent tour of the ground floor and our own choice of a table for breakfast was the start of a very pleasant stay. The room we chose had a sea view spacious interior and spotlessly clean. Covid restrictions were adhered to at all times. Breakfast choices were excellent. All the other guests cooperated whilst having breakfast in observing the guidelines set out by the owners. At the time of visiting extensive work was being carried out to enlarge the car park and also to create a stepped area for guests to enjoy some relaxing views of Ilfracombe . I hasten to add this did not affect any aspect of our visit as the owners constantly updated the guests with progress. We can't wait to see the fantastic area they are creating. Wildercombe house is a 5 star establishment and well worth a stay.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Donna-Marie D wrote a review Oct 2020
10 contributions3 helpful votes
Absolutely loved it here. The hotel is excellent. Could not fault it. The rooms are spacious, break fast delicious and the owners Barry and Ann-Marie could not do enough for us during our visit. Will definitely return next year.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$83 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDevonIlfracombe
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wildercombe House
Which popular attractions are close to Wildercombe House?
Nearby attractions include Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays (2.7 miles), Walk - Morte Point Trail (3.7 miles), and Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room (1.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Wildercombe House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Wildercombe House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Wildercombe House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Wildercombe House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Wildercombe House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Antidote, Nelly May's Parlour, and Rockleigh Takeaway.
Is Wildercombe House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the centre of Ilfracombe.
Are there any historical sites close to Wildercombe House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room (1.4 miles) and Chambercombe Manor (1.0 miles).
Does Wildercombe House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Wildercombe House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.