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Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

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Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

We are staying in the Olive Branch Ilfracombe this weekend and are led to believe there is no on site parking could anyone tell me where the nearest car park is please?

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1. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

A reviews say "warm greeting on arrival, great advice on parking" "parking is down the road but you can hoover outside and dump bags"

So it would probably be quickest to email them if you are out of the country or telephone from the UK, and would like to get it clear in advance. It looks like you may have to pay for parking, either a holiday permit or if you are there during the hours payment is applicable

There seem to be 3 that are equidistant on Parkopedia. Worth seeing if any have a steep climb or are maybe easier to get to.

en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/ilfracombe/

click on the spot to get the name of the carpark and scroll down the list, click on the one you want details of and it will give you the hours and other details

Click on the name on this site and it will give you the cost

northdevon.gov.uk/parking/council-car-parks/…

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2. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

thanks great advice.

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3. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

You're welcome. Thanks for the thanks ;-)

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4. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

thanks again your suggestions were spot on and parking was easy.

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5. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

Good news Roy. For the benefit of others who may search for the same question can I ask where you settled on?

Did you manage to avoid the steep hills as a morning workout?

Edited: 04 April 2016, 21:09
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6. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

Marine Cove it was a 5 minute walk away and although you could purchase a 3 day permit it was on our walking route so topped up each day. I have too say the hill's highlighted my naivety towards my opinion of my own fitness level.

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7. Re: Parking for The Olive Branch Ilfracombe

:-))

You should try the walk from Mortehoe to Lee Bay (the village). There is one nice little pub in the village that does meals. Off the tourist trail.

That part of the coast path is stunning from Lee Bay to Saunton and very enjoyable walking. But the bit I mentioned while amazing views, untouched coves and wild flowers is a challenge. The one time I didn't check a map with contour lines!

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