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Tunnels Beaches

Bath Place, Ilfracombe EX34 8AN, England
+44 1271 879882
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Definitely a Must to Visit

We didn't really have high expectations for the Tunnel Beaches but we were very pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Great rock pooling!

We visited this bathing area for the morning whilst on a short break in Ilfracombe in August. There... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
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“wedding venue” (140 reviews)
“rock pools” (133 reviews)
“tidal pool” (54 reviews)
Bath Place, Ilfracombe EX34 8AN, England
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We didn't really have high expectations for the Tunnel Beaches but we were very pleasantly surprised. We visited at low tide and came out of the tunnels onto what was like an alien landscape. the various notices on the walls of the entrance and the...More

Thank drjohn030151
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We visited this bathing area for the morning whilst on a short break in Ilfracombe in August. There is a small entrance charge but you can get your hand stamped if you wish to leave and come back during the day. Once you are through...More

Thank KevinC1234
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were fortunate to find this gorgeous location to book for our wedding day. It is a truly incredible venue, with amazing views, food and people. The Bath House accommodation was also gorgeous and made the entire weekend very special. Thank you so much to...More

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Repeat visit whilst holidaying in the area. Not often we can amuse our teen and younger child in the same place but we all enjoy it here. The tunnels and segregated bathing beaches are a historical feature and you can read information about this. We...More

Thank sandracD1333KD
Reviewed 31 October 2017

These Tunnels are well worth a visit to see how the Victorians segregated the men and woman. you can visit in and out of them all day for the one ticket price.anice place to explore when the tide is out which varies from day to...More

Thank brianlin2016
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable wedding venue smooth as clockwork in my opinion beats any church wedding very happy for my niece emma and kyle couldnt of been a better day for then :)

Thank Karl L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

walk through the tunnels to the ladies and gentlemen beaches! One payment gets you access all day and i can just imagine how busy it gets in the summer. when we were there it was breezy and quite cold but still people just stood on...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Tunnels Beaches are well worth a visit, probably more so in the summer months as you could make better use of the facilities. But at £2.50 entrance fee they are not expensive just for the experience and the chance to investigate the many rock...More

Thank Motorman174
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The beach is nice and my two teenagers enjoyed exploring the rock pools. Slightly disappointing that there is no longer a cafe on site. Worth a look.

Thank Niki Y
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Ilfracombe and decided to visit the beach tunnels paid £6.50 to get in and had a lovely couple of hours of beach fun. Beautiful views and our son enjoyed playing on the rock pools looking for crabs and going through the tunnels.well worth the...More

Thank Claire B
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2 May 2017|
Response from MartynR262 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I know nothing about the local tides. :(
Malcolm S
3 August 2016|
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Response from JEANBEAN79 | Reviewed this property |
Why not try the Dilkhusa Grand hotel, 2 minutes walk from the Tunnels Beaches. There was a wedding taking place on the Gentleman's Beach (left hand beach) while we were there last week. We caught a glimpse of the guests... More