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Chambercombe Manor

Chambercombe Lane, Ilfracombe EX34 9RJ, England
+44 1271 862624
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Pretty and spookey

It was a lovely day when we visited so the gardens made an attractive diversion while we waited for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tregonyman
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Truro, United Kingdom
Fabulous

Had a lovely week staying in one of the holiday cottages there. Clean, comfortable and well... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Robert M
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (71 reviews)
“ghost stories” (26 reviews)
“tea room” (32 reviews)
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Chambercombe Lane, Ilfracombe EX34 9RJ, England
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+44 1271 862624
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"the cottages"
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"well worth a visit"
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"rose cottage"
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"interesting house"
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"informative guide"
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"old house"
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"cream tea"
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"steeped in history"
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"tucked away"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a lovely day when we visited so the gardens made an attractive diversion while we waited for our timed guided tour. The house is fascinating and the details of it's construction were very revealing of life in the past. We didn't meet any...More

3  Thank Tregonyman
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely week staying in one of the holiday cottages there. Clean, comfortable and well presented. The Manor House was brought alive by Roz who took us on a guided tour. A real pleasure to find someone so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The history mixed...More

1  Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Visited Combe Martin with the family this weekend and decided to visit Chambercombe. 6 of us had a guided tour with Ros; who was fantastic. She brought the tour alive! Beautiful and full of history. Followed by a visit to the gardens and tea rooms....More

1  Thank Claireebp
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Firstly we were the only two on our particular guided tour but that didn't dissuade our brilliant tour guide ,informative,interesting ,spooky and funny.Takes about an hour a couple of rooms had very strong aromas is that the same for every one?? Worth a visit ,

2  Thank cathyandyandgang
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We walked to Chambercombe Manor from nearby Varley House. Entry is £9 each for the guided tour which takes approx 50 minutes and covers the history and events of the Manor. The ghostly goings on were well covered - The Most Haunted from 2006 visit...More

2  Thank GarySkuse
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Tucked away off the main road so follow the signs to it toilets and a cafe yes and it is not a free event but well worth seeing and to walk around the gardens with a shop there as well so take pictures as it...More

2  Thank Bobby916
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Quite a discovery the haunted house theory my camera suddenly ceased to function. The Champernowne chapel very special as I am related to the family. The ghostly tales and interesting feelings in the house were surprising. But this is a truly genuine historic house well...More

2  Thank Disillusioned43
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Chambercombe Manor is an absolutely amazing place full of history and intrigue with a hint of the paranormal. The best way to view the old Manor is on one of the guided tours. The tour guide we had was incredibly knowledgeable and was able to...More

2  Thank Probexxx
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited 27th September 2017.This house has various ghost stories which were related by an excellent guide who had a good sense of humour and excellent story telling manor.Unfortunately due to heavy rain we never saw the gardens but the tea room was very pleasant and...More

2  Thank lds512017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Where do I start? Visited on the 23rd September 2017 after seeing it advertised on a small brochure within a pack in our apartment.It proved to be the best two hours spent on our 4 day North Devon trip.Car parking was free and close to...More

2  Thank Paul C
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