• Ilfracombe Fish Trail

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Getting Here

We are nearer than you think. Ilfracombe is easily accessible, your travel options include making your journey by road, rail or by plane. Why not travel early, stay long and leave late, not only does this give you more time in this fantastic area but it will help you miss any congestion at peak holiday times.

By Car:
From the M5 take junction 27 onto the A361, bypass Tiverton and stay on the road through Barnstaple to Ilfracombe. Or past South Molton take the A399 scenic drive to the coast.

Route planning:
The AA - AA Route Planner Great Britain, Street by Street
RAC - RAC Route Planner, Plan routes for the UK and Europe
MapQuest - MapQuest Driving Directions, Maps & Live Traffic Reports

By Coach
National Express and other operators from London Victoria and other major cities and towns. Most connect or transfer at Taunton, Exeter or Barnstaple with some direct routes to Ilfracombe.

By Train
Intercity trains to Exeter, change to the scenic Tarka Line for onward travel to Barnstaple, with coach bus or taxi connections to Ilfracombe.
For more information call: 
National Rail enquiries on: (0845) 7 48 49 50
National Train timetables and railway information: 
Network Rail
Book Train tickets online at www.thetrainline.com
Search and book national and international rail tickets to Ilfracombe with GoEuro

By Air
New routes from across the country now arrive at Bristol and Exeter with car hire and public transport links to Ilfracombe.