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Ilfracombe
The loveliest town in North Devon. (And I'm not biased, unlike those people who live in Bideford or Barnstaple). They may tell you that Bideford is the home port of the MS Oldenburg but most of its sailings go from Ilfracombe, we have the better harbour. The Queen of Cornwall, Balmoral and Waverley also sail from here.

There are many delightful walks around Ilfracombe. It is also on the Tarka Trail, which here follows the route of the South West Coast Path.

Tarka Trail Walks using Public Transport

Nature Reserves
  • North Devon Voluntary Marine Conservation Area - DWT
  • Torrs - NT
  • Cairn LNR
  • Hillsborough LNR

Links

My Ilfracombe List
  1. Fulmar
  2. Gannet
  3. Cormorant
  4. Shag
  5. Grey Heron
  6. Canada Goose
  7. Mandarin
  8. Mallard
  9. Wigeon
  10. Buzzard
  11. Sparrowhawk
  12. Kestrel
  13. Peregrine
  14. Pheasant
  15. Moorhen
  16. Coot
  17. Oystercatcher
  18. Purple Sandpiper
  19. Turnstone
  20. Black-headed Gull
  21. Herring Gull
  22. Lesser Black-back
  23. Great Black-back
  24. Kittiwake
  25. Sandwich Tern
  26. Guillemot
  27. Woodpigeon
  28. Collared Dove
  29. Tawny Owl
  30. Swift
  31. Kingfisher
  32. Green Woodpecker
  33. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  34. Sand Martin
  35. Swallow
  36. House Martin
  37. Rock Pipit
  38. Meadow Pipit
  39. Pied Wagtail
  40. Grey Wagtail
  41. Wren
  42. Dipper
  43. Dunnock
  44. Robin
  45. Black Redstart
  46. Wheatear
  47. Stonechat
  48. Song Thrush
  49. Mistle Thrush
  50. Redwing
  51. Blackbird
  52. Blackcap
  53. Whitethroat
  54. Willow Warbler
  55. Chiff Chaff
  56. Goldcrest
  57. Firecrest
  58. Great Tit
  59. Coal Tit
  60. Blue Tit
  61. Long-tailed Tit
  62. Nuthatch
  63. Treecreeper
  64. Magpie
  65. Jay
  66. Jackdaw
  67. Rook
  68. Carrion Crow
  69. Raven
  70. Starling
  71. House Sparrow
  72. Chaffinch
  73. Linnet
  74. Goldfinch
  75. Greenfinch
  76. Bullfinch
  77. Snow Bunting
Possibles (?) and...
Very dubious possibles (??)
  1. Willow Tit??
Created 8/12/03
Last Modified 10/12/15