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what’s on in Ilfracombe in august 2018?

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August 14, 2018

This beautiful location is teeming with summer activities to explore!

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat has gained a reputation as one of the most romantic getaways in the UK, and with our beautiful beach hut accommodation offering luxurious holidays on the stunning Hele Bay Cliffside, it’s easy to see why. Set the picturesque town of Ilfracombe, you can explore to your heart’s content this August!


sunwest beer & music festival

At: Landmark Theatre, EX34 9BZ
When: 23rd – 25th August. 2pm – 9pm
Prices: Free to Enter

This annual festival in Ilfracombe offers live music from local bands, and is a family friendly festival serving delicious festival food, real ale and cider, with a wide range of craft stalls, and activities including bouncy castles and plenty of children entertainment.


Ilfracombe carnival

At: Ilfracombe High Street
When: 26th August
Prices: 6pm – ‘till late

Enjoy the carnival procession through the high street, with an eclectic mix of floats to keep you entertained all evening. With street performances and live music throughout, the event raises money for local charities every year and is known as a fun family friendly night in aid of a good cause.


North Devon mini grand tour show

At: The BIG Sheep, EX39 5AP
When: 25th August, 10am – 5pm
Prices: Adult/Child £14.95 (Drivers Free)

The BIG Sheep is holding a special free family ‘mini show’ which will be open to any mini (classic or new) and open to anyone who wants to attend, all in aid of the Children’s Hospice South West. Drivers will get free entry, with passengers getting a 50% off deal on tickets. There will be prizes and awards for the best ‘dressed’ cars, all drivers and families are invited for the evening drive and party at the Ewetopia Indoor Playground! Celebrate an awesome event of around 250 minis!


Beach Cove Coastal Retreat is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year, but you can truly soak up the sun in your private hot tub during the summer months. The whole area is an Instagrammers dream, so make sure to tag us and check in during your holiday, we love seeing your holiday snaps!

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