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“Evening visit”

Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: CASH ONLY. SEASONAL: Opening 24th March, 25 and 26th and then everyday from Friday 31st March til Monday 17th 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 and Highly Commended in Devon Tourism Awards 2016. 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 soup, 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. Free entry to mill for unguided tours. Guided tours Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4.30pm chargeable. 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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Evening visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

I went to the mill as part of a group visit with the trefoil guild, Was great that they opened late for us! The mill tour was very interesting and the cream tea was one of the best i've had!

Visited June 2013
1 Thank pinkxpanda
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English first
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Felt like home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Highly recommended, freshly baked scones, friendly hosts, loved it! Great place to visit and a lovely hidden gem

Visited October 2013
Thank Alice R
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Cream Tea & Cakes in Devon!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

Such a quaint little place, with really lovely owners. The cakes, scones and Devonshire splits are all made fresh every day. Cant wait to go back.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank MissAbbieD
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Lovely friendly. This tea room is a hidden gem. The cakes are to die for. The owners are so nice and approachable. We had savoury scone, and slice of cake. Yummy and paid a fair price. This mill and tea room is a must.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank holidaypairWiltshire
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cakes and Scones to Die For!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

We stayed at the attached cottage so were lucky enough to have a number of cream teas - all could not be beaten - wonderful cakes and scones, great tea, and great welcoming friendly service. It's well worth visiting, so close to the coast path that it would make a great re-fuelling stop!

Visited September 2013
1 Thank Chris R
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