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

Plans for re-opening Ocean Backpackers!

Possible re-opening in early July 2020 following Government Guidance.

Opening soon!

Ocean Backpackers opens on Thursday 5th March 2020!

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival coming soon!

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival -31st August-1st September 2019! Come and join in the fun!

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019!

We are pleased to announce that we have earned a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019!

Open for business!!

Ocean Backpackers is now open for the season!

Closing for a winter break!

Ocean Backpackers will close for a winter break from 29th November until 1st March 2019.

New manager required for 2019!

New Manager required from March to November 2019. Would you like to join our friendly Ocean Backpackers team and come and live by the sea??

Why book directly through our website?

Find out why booking directly through accomodation providers is such a great idea!

Devon Street Food Festival

Devon Street Food Festival is coming to Ilfracombe on the 10th,11th and 12th August 2018!

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

Ilfracombe Sea Festival -1st and 2nd September 2018. Maritime Festival for all the family to enjoy!