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Chambercombe Manor

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Address: Chambercombe Lane, Ilfracombe EX34 9RJ, England
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+44 1271 862624

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We were told about this place by the lady from our B&B who had visited recently. The Manor is very interesting and our guide Leslie was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
Enfield, United Kingdom
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were told about this place by the lady from our B&B who had visited recently. The Manor is very interesting and our guide Leslie was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Photography is allowed, with flash if necessary and visitors are allowed to touch some of the stuff there and try the chairs that are not roped. There are lovely grounds... More 

1 Thank paulwood1952
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Recommended to us as worth a visit. About 40 minutes walk from our hotel and up a steep hill, so go by car if walking not your thing! A charming Manor House renowned for its ghostly events. Original furnishings and a very interesting history. The guided tours are a must but are not every day. A very knowledgable guide who... More 

1 Thank Bev S
Rugby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a gorgeous place. The house is well preserved and looked after. Staff are helpful. The place is very atmospheric. Gardens and tea room are lovely.

Thank parsons25again
Hassocks, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A very old property said to be haunted! I am very sceptical about these things - but one of my cameras would not work in the house! Pleasant guides with lots of knowledge. A nice tea room. The house is not well signed from the main road in Ilfracombe.

Thank Tony S
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Four locals looking for an afternoon out. We decided upon Chambercombe Manor, as to our shame two of us have not visited before and the other two had but so long ago they could not remember when it was. We enjoyed a cream tea and noted that other customers enjoyed whatever they were eating - assumed by all of the... More 

1 Thank mha404
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Enjoyed 5 night stay at rose cottage. Cottage had everything needed for catering, in a lovely location. Only downside was lack of secure parking.

Thank petermaiden
Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Chambercombe sits in a beautiful valley on the edge of Ilfracombe with small, but pleasant grounds round which to stroll. On balance, it was worth having the £9 guided tour (rather than the slightly cheaper d-i-y), though the woman conducting the tour, whilst pleasant and clearly very knowledgable, gave the appearance of reading a script. The house is full of... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I take the supernatural/ghost stories with a pinch of salt - but all said and done we were greeted by VERY friendly folk and enjoyed our wander about a most historic property. Grounds nice. We did not eat at the café so cannot comment there. £5 admission 'without tour' a fair price (we had our baby daughter with us so... More 

1 Thank Devonrilla
Rochester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Been meaning to visit here on my last few visits to Devon, finally did it!! and so glad i did. The house and gardens are beautiful, and the guided tour was so insightful and enjoyable. The history lesson mixed in with the ghost stories were so interesting, you didnt want it to end!! The tour guide was funny and welcoming,... More 

1 Thank Matt L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Well worth a visit if you like stories and history. Not a large house but every room has a spooky past enthusiastically explained by an excellent guide. I love the fact that the house hasn't changed much over the years and it still has some really lovely Jacobean furniture. I also really liked the 400 year old lime washed floor... More 

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