News

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

Ilfracombe Sea Festival 2015

Ilfracombe Sea Festival 4th-6th September 2015

Ilfracombe's Artisan Quarter

Ilfracombe establishes an Artisan Quarter. A top destination for a handmade and bespoke gifts, art, artisan foods, music venues, cafes and restaurants.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015

Ocean Backpackers has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for the third year running.

NUMBER 1 BEACH IN THE UK!

Woolacombe beach is voted number 1 in the UK!

EASTER BREAK

Budget Easter break at Ocean Backpackers.

Cycle Ilfracombe to Brittany

Ocean Backpackers is exceptionally pleased to be the start of La Velodyssee cycle route from Ilfracombe to Brittany!!!

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?