The Areas Surrounding the Darnley Hotel 

When visiting the Darnley you will find it is ideally located to explore the stunning coastline of North Devon. From the Darnley you are within close distance of the magnificent, nearby, beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde and the wild moorland of Exmoor. 
For walkers and cyclists you have the South West Coastal Path only a short distance away. We can provide you with secure storage for bicycles along with drying facilities. 
 
From the Ilfracombe harbour you can take a boat trip to Lundy Island and for those who are more adventurous you can take the day out Diving.  
The harbour is where fishing vessels and pleasure craft share anchorage along with an array of shops, cafes and bars. 
 
You can find out all about ilfracombe at the Visit Ilfracombe website  
 
Activities 
 
One of the many great things about North Devon and Exmoor is the amount of activities they offer. 
 
You have championship golf courses in Ilfracombe, Saunton and Westward Ho! There are many horse riding opportunities throughout the area and the beaches provide you with a large choice of surfing locations. 
 
The area is absolutely perfect for those who enjoy walking with miles of footpaths to follow. You have the South West Coastal Path which passes through Ilfracombe along with The Tarka Trail in nearby Braunton. You can also go for a day out walking on Exmoor National Park.