I took my camera with me yesterday to record what a beautiful, tranquil spot this is, even when it’s cold and grey.
If you know Ilfracombe, you may know Bicclescombe Park, a delightfully peaceful haven hidden towards the Score Valley.
s we turn back the clocks for winter, in Ilfracombe many of the boats have been lifted out of the harbour on to the quay and harbour car parks to protect them from the ferocity of the stormy weather until next spring.
. . . up Hillsborough as another beautiful sunset develops over Ilfracombe . . .
It can be difficult some days, especially when it’s dark, cloudy, you feel tired and the news on the radio is depressing.
. . . the colours and shades are intricate but fleeting.
The fair has come to town . . . to Ilfracombe quay . . .
It was a wonderful, dry evening and people lined the streets without coats as we waited for the 2008 Ilfracombe Carnival procession to leave Hillsborough.
The town’s residents and holiday visitors will be turning out for Ilfracombe Carnival, in aid of St John’s Ambulance Brigade, on the evening of Thursday 21st August 2008.
A magical time, the evening . . .
On Sunday 3rd August 2008 Ilfracombe Pier will host the annual South West Birdman competition
Rescue Day in Ilfracombe, Devon on Wednesday 13th August is Britain’s biggest emergency services live charity display day
WildCurl.co.uk is your new guide to the North Devon area. You can search for events, places or groups on the site.
What a glorious July day, just right for the first excursion of the pleasure steamer ‘Balmoral’ from Ilfracombe.
Just take a walk and see what you will find . . .
A good question. Many think of the town as well past its sell-by date with Victorian and Edwardian buildings crumbling, hotels closing down and shops looking shabby. Superficially, this is true.
After a night of rain and storm, this morning was beautiful. The walk round the north side of Hillsborough revealed some atmospheric views as the sun struggled to break through the cloud.
The RNLI is hosting its Summer Splash at the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe on Sunday 6th July 2008 from 1pm. There’ll be rescue demonstrations in and around Wildersmouth Bay plus fun and refreshments inside the Pavilion.
Probably never if you’ve always shopped at a supermarket, for their produce has to be chilled, stored or worse to preserve it from grower to distribution centre to articulated transporter to shop to shelf, which doesn’t leave a lot of time or room for fresh in its true sense.