As well as uncovering its ancient historic past as a hill fort, the work clearing vegetation from Hillsborough is making it easier to appreciate different views of Ilfracombe, North Devon, especially the harbour.
The latest guide to Ilfracombe in North Devon is out now. You can view it online or download a PDF.
Such a beautiful day, although the ducks in Bicclescombe Park this morning did not too lively and one stared me out . . .
. . . I saw the sunrise from Hillsborough in Ilfracombe and took some photos as it was a beautiful morning . . .
Surrounded by the sea: views of Ilfracombe, North Devon in late afternoon autumn sunlight
Views of the MS Oldenburg approaching Ilfracombe Quay on an autumnal afternoon plus one of the harbour. Beautiful whatever the time of year and weather.
Rockpools and the harbour from Larkstone Beach, Ilfracombe
The MV Balmoral was just coming in and people were queuing to board.
know it’s only down to -3°C here, but that’s cold for this part of the world. Yesterday morning I took the camera out as I walked the dogs before dawn;
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.
What a glorious July day, just right for the first excursion of the pleasure steamer ‘Balmoral’ from Ilfracombe.