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Tunnels Beaches

Bath Place, Ilfracombe EX34 8AN, England
+44 1271 879882
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I last went to The Tunnels Beaches as a child 50 years ago and - although the beaches remain the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting Victorian History

This is really worth a visit and as I hadn't researched it was totally surprised how it transformed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth P
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Bath Place, Ilfracombe EX34 8AN, England
+44 1271 879882
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I last went to The Tunnels Beaches as a child 50 years ago and - although the beaches remain the same, it's now a proper tourist attraction and has consequently lost a bit of its charm. The old turnstiles at the entrance are still (just...More

Thank Dottiesdaughter
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is really worth a visit and as I hadn't researched it was totally surprised how it transformed before your eyes. The ladies at the pay desk will advise you on high and low tide as this is important so that you get an all...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Found this when I was having a walk around with the kids, otherwise I wouldn't of known. We arrived about 11am, for 2 adults and 2 children it was £8 - personally I don't think that's bad considering the location and the cleanliness of it...More

Thank loubersw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here early morning in October and the tunnels and beach were quiet. It was a lovely place at this time as we were able to see the pools before the tide came in. We spent our time walking on the rocks & looking...More

Thank sarahadams1410
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting the Tunnels Beaches, it was very picturesque and tranquil. Well worth a visit.

Thank ScotchEggsRule
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the weather was too rough to go swimming when we went, it was still an interesting place to visit. There are lots of storyboards explaining the historic elements and how and why it was constructed. There is a basic shop there which does take-out...More

Thank CotswoldsMidge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with our children in summer. It was ok except there was a wedding on to theleft hand side which meant it was closed off so you could only go to one of the beaches which was really really busy. To be expected though...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to visit, we were limited on time which was a shame as we could literally have spent all day here! Stunning views and lovely clear water and spotlessly clean beaches just what you want with young family running about. We will...More

Thank the34warrens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended Tunnels Beaches after seeing it on the map and whilst visiting Ilfracombe! We paid £2.50 each to enter and was told at the front we couldn't go on the beach with our dog which was slightly disappointing but we decided to go anyway....More

Thank Mollyv V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tunnels absolutely amazing. Well worth the very small admission fee. Lots to explore was brilliant spent 4 hours here and could have been longer.

Thank 325kitten99
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1 May 2017|
Response from MartynR262 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I know nothing about the local tides. :(
Malcolm S
2 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