Holdstone Down

Jump onto the windswept hill in Holdstone Down and be ready to witness a wide area of fantastic views and ancient historical sites, experience the serene feeling that would captivate nature hikers.

Holdstone Down

Holdstone Down is a magnificent hill on the South West Coast Path, located in Ilfracombe, UK

Standing at 172 metres above sea level, it offers incredible views of the rest of Devon and the Exmoor National Park

It is an ancient site with megalithic remains dating back to the Neolithic and Bronze Ages, making it a perfect place for hikers and nature enthusiasts to explore

The area also provides stunning views of Lee Bay, Lundy Island and is a great place for birdwatching

With its rugged terrain and well-marked paths, Holdstone Down is an ideal spot for a peaceful morning or afternoon walk

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Holdstone Down Reviews

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4.7
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Address: OPF, S W Coast Path, Ilfracombe EX34 0PF, UK

DR77 avatarDR77
3 months ago
Beautiful spot on the South West Coast path, with stunning views of the coastline and surrounding countryside. A point of interest, is the rugged cliff edge that was originally carved by a melting glacier many years ago. If you fancy a short walk with beautiful scenery, then this is a place you must visit. It’s only a short drive down to the Hunters Inn for a spot of lunch too!
Jon Whitehurst avatarJon Whitehurst
4 years ago
Great views and worth the stop if trekking along the coastal path. Interesting history too.
BecomeTheAtlas avatarBecomeTheAtlas
a year ago
Beautiful little strip of the SWCP! Best walked at dawn or dusk.
Hanna Greenoff avatarHanna Greenoff
5 years ago
Lovely views of the sea. Great walk for the dogs
Chris J avatarChris J
4 years ago
Great walk/views/sunset
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Location

The address for Holdstone Down we have is: OPF, S W Coast Path, Ilfracombe EX34 0PF, UK. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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