News

News, views and events from in and around Ilfracombe, North Devon and surrounding areas.

Renovations

painting and improvements

Revamp Website

Hope you like our new design website which has been revamped to bring it up to date and more smartphone friendly.

Half Term Holidays

How about something fresh and exciting??

Devon Coast To Coast

A stunning ride along old railway tracks and through the Granite Way...this cycle ride can be done in a day or break it up with a stay at Okehampton YHA for a rest on-route!

HIRE THE WHOLE HOSTEL!!!

Are you looking to host a big group gathering of family and friends? Looking for budget accommodation that is modern, clean and spacious and situated in a fantastic location? Then Ocean Backpackers Independent Youth Hostel could be just the place for you.

WEDDINGS!!

Are you lucky enough to be invited to a spectacular wedding at the stunning Tunnels Beaches (a five-ten minute walk from us) or any of the other fantastic locations in this beautiful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

FISHING AROUND LUNDY ISLAND

f you are coming to Ilfracombe and fancy a days fishing, a trip to lundy, wildlife spotting or snorkling with seals look no further than choppers crazy boat trips.

WOOLACOMBE BEACH

Woolacombe Beach has just been voted second Best Beach in the UK according to the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice awards 2013!!! We at Ocean Backpackers Independent Youth Hostel would definitely not argue with that!! It is truly spectacular!!

SURF'S UP IN WOOLACOMBE!!!

In case you didn't already know, Woolacombe Beach in North Devon was recently rated as the second best beach in the UK and the fifth best in Europe - so why not book a night or two at the Ocean Backpackers Independent Youth Hostel in Ilfracombe and see what all the surfing fuss is about?

OUR RENOVATIONS ARE COMPLETE!

When it comes to finding budget accommodation in Ilfracombe (or a place to rest your head after an exciting day of surfing in Woolacombe), the Ocean Backpackers Independent Youth Hostel is the place to be.