Tunnels Beaches

Steeped in history, Tunnels Beaches makes a fascinating visit for all ages...

Hand carved in the 1820's, the four tunnels provide a truly unique experience. Read extensive history information throughout the site – including hilarious guides to Victorian etiquette for boys, girls and for when boating with ladies!

Learn how local entrepreneurs developed the tunnels and pools, and transformed Ilfracombe from a small fishing village into a popular seaside tourist resort.

Sit back and admire the lovely rugged scenery while the kids play safely in the tidal pool or explore the fantastic rock pools.


  • Bath Place
  • Ilfracombe
  • Devon
  • EX34 8AN