• The Hamptons – Self Catering apartments

    Hazy summer days, bracing coastal walks, an exhilarating days surfing, a romantic break or a fun packed family day at the rock pools, everyone needs a getaway. Ilfracombe is the gateway to North Devon & the Hamptons apartments promises to offer the best in style and comfort. The Hamptons apartments offer chic, sumptuous accommodation that’s been designed to provide our guests with the ultimate in comfort and indulgence at affordable prices.

  • What To Do

    The main question is how you will fit it all in! Here are some of our favourites.

    Beaches

    Explore our Famous Beautiful North Devon Beaches

     

    Woolacombe & Croyde beach - just a few miles up the road

    Amazing sandy beaches with warrens and rock pools, great for surfers, romantics and children alike.

    Lee Bay - just 2 miles west of Ilfracombe

    Whether you go by road or foot the trip from Ilfracombe to Lee promises amazing sea views across the cliffs and you can recharge your batteries at the Grampus pub. If you go with the family the rocky cove and beach are sure to please.

    Tunnels Beaches - 5 minutes walk

    In the centre of Ilfracombe, carved through the cliffs, are the tunnels beaches which are steeped in history, they were first opened in 1823 And provide a secluded beach and tidal pools, safe for children, see the new soft play hut and bar on www.tunnelsbeaches.co.uk

    Lundy Island - 15 minutes to Ilfracombe ferry

    Take a boat from the picturesque harbour and arrive at the beautiful island of Lundy within two hours. Where you can see Puffins, seals and deer as well as lighthouse and smugglers caves, it's a great day out.

     

    Surfing

    If surfing is your thing, then North Devon won't disappoint, with some of the best surfing beaches in the country.

    Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe are close by so you'll be spoilt for choice.

     

    Croyde Bay

    Surf South West School www.surfsouthwest.com

     

    Woolacombe Bay

    Nick Thorn Surf School www.nickthorn.com

    Saunton Sands www.surfsouthwest.com

     

    Check out the Surf Reports with

    www.eyeball-surfcheck.co.uk

     

    Book your surf lessons & hire equipment with Surfed Out.

    www.surfedout.com

     

    Golf

    "I Cannot Think of anywhere in England where 36 holes can be more enjoyable"

    Nick Faldo on Saunton Sands

    Why not take a game of golf at one of the fabulous local courses.

    You have the famous Saunton Sands Golf Course, Royal North Devon at Westward Ho and Ilfracombe Golf to name a few.

     

    Saunton Sands

    www.sauntongolf.co.uk

     

    Royal North Devon Westward Ho www.royalnorthdevongolfclub.co.uk

     

    Ilfracombe Golf Course www.ilIfracombegolfclub.com

    Eating Out

    Eating out in Ilfracombe is becoming more and more exciting with a host of new openings in the last few years putting the town firmly on the culinary map

    La Gendarmerie is housed in Ilfracombe's stunning old police station where rustic charm meets contemporary design. The dining room is spacious and unimposing with an open kitchen that adds a little theatre to proceedings. Great modern British food prepared with care and attention to detail using abundant fresh local produce.

     

    63 Fore St, Ilfracombe

    Tel: 01271 865 984

     

    The Quay is perfectly positioned on the harbour side of Ilfracombe. It provides great dishes by Chef Laurence Hill-Wickham using finest quality produce sourced from as near as possible The Quay continues to impress on all fronts, from fast-growing loyal local trade to the burgeoning 'foodie traveller', or those happily stumbling upon it whilst visiting the Harbour Town.

     

    11 The Quay, Ilfracombe,

    Tel: 01271 868 090

     

    The Espresso Cafe Bar and Grill. Offering a relaxed and informal atmosphere and set on the sea front for fantastic views. This is perfect for a morning chat over coffee and fresh pastries or an evening meal. The Espresso Cafe Bar and Grill serve a great selection of seafood and Devonshire meats (all locally sourced).

     

    1 St James Place, Ilfracombe,

    Tel: 01271 855 485

     

    Relish Bar and Bistro. Located in the heart of Ilfracombe's oldest street, set in a character heritage building, only 2 minutes from Ilfracombe harbour on Fore Street. Specialising in quality fresh seafood meals including our Seafood Platter featuring whole Lundy lobster, dressed crab, crevettes, mussels, and crayfish tails. Also available is a range of local meats and game from the South West, gourmet pizzas and some very tasty wines to complement.

     

    Tel: 01271 863 837

     

    For more Restaurants in Ilfracombe and surrounding areas go to

    www.eatoutdevon.com

    Walking

    The Hamptons is minutes away from the South West Coast Path with its stunning rugged clifftop views

    Ilfracombe has some of the finest walking in England. Whether you enjoy a gentle walk around Capstone Hill or the rugged Torrs Costal walk, with Exmoor on your door step you can also enjoy the tranquil moorland hills and spectacular scenery.

     

    www.ramblers.org.uk www.walkcyclenorthdevon.co.uk

    For The Kids

    The Hamptons is close to loads of great all weather attractions for the little ones for those non beach days 

    Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

    Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park is situated in 28 acres of well tended grounds. Full of interesting & unusual animals, including wolves, sea lions, monkeys & Meer cats. In addition there's a dinosaur museum, NASA space light show & a canyon train ride. Great for kids.

     

    Combe Martin,

    EX34 ONG.

    Tel 01271 882486.

    http://www.wildlifedinosaurpark.co.uk

     

    The Big Sheep

    Situated on the North Devon coast just off the A39 Atlantic Highway two miles west of Bideford, The BIG Sheep is a leading member of Devon's Top Attractions (DATA) and known as one of the best family tourist attractions in Devon.

    http://www.thebigsheep.co.uk/

    Location:

    Abbotsham Road

    Abbotsham

    EX39 5AP

    See map:

     

    Ifracombe Aquarium

    Great little aquarium on the harbour in Ilfracombe. Housing a unique collection of sea life, all found around North Devon. Open all year, has a small cafe too. Just a 15 min walk from The Quarry.

    http://www.ilfracombeaquarium.co.uk

    Location:

    The Old Lifeboat House,

    The Pier,

    Ilfracombe,

    EX34 9EQ.

    Tel 01271 864533.

     

    Watermouth Castle

    See map: Google Maps

    One of the West Country’s premier Family Tourist Attractions where you can enjoy, a Victorian Castle full of eclectic treasures, nostalgic displays and curios, a theme park including rides and play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens. A 5 min drive from The Quarry, towards Combe Martin.

     

    Tel 01271 867474.

    http://www.watermouthcastle.com

    Location:

    Berrynarbor,

    Ilfracombe,

    EX34 9SL.

     

  • Pricing

    Our Prices will vary according to time of year and length of stay, call or email for further details

    High Season

    May - September

     

    Monday - Friday (4 Nights)

    2 Bed - £580

    3 Bed - £670

         

    Friday - Friday (7 Nights)

    2 Bed - £1017

    3 Bed - £1252

    Low Season

    January - April, October - December

     

    Monday - Friday (4 Nights)

    2 Bed - £310

    3 Bed - £390

     

    Friday - Monday (3 Nights)

    2 Bed - £290

    3 Bed - £350

     

    Friday - Friday (7 Nights)

    2 Bed - £560

    3 Bed - £711

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  • Contact Us

    Thank you for taking the time to look at our website.

    If you would like to make a booking please drop us a line or send us an email or use our contact form below.

     

    We previously ran the Hamptons as a Hotel, Check out some of the trip advisor reviews here

     

    The Hamptons
    Excelsior Villas
    Torrs Park, Ilfracombe
    Devon EX34 8AZ

     

    Tel: +44 (0) 1271 864246

    info@thehamptonsdevon.com

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