Westwell Hall is a beautiful Victorian Gothic former Gentleman's residence sitting above the picturesque North Devon fishing town of Ilfracombe, run as a luxury, adults only B&B by Bonnie and Betty Button. Perfectly situated for walking on the SW coastal path, Westwell Hall is only minutes away from Ilfracombe's eclectic town centre and harbour. Westwell Hall has ample free parking.
What makes a stay at Westwell Hall unique?
Westwell Hall's owners pride themselves on making their guests feel completely relaxed and at home, whether you are staying for one night or seven. You will be welcomed and shown the uniquely decorated lounges, breakfast room, licensed bar, conservatory and terrace and gardens, all of which are for guests to use.
Breakfast comprises a buffet and hot options made to order by Betty, using organic and free-range produce, with vegetarian and vegan options as standard. Betty also bakes all the bread every day.
Westwell Hall has a licensed bar, perfect for aperitifs on the terrace.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Westwell Hall?
Westwell Hall has 9 Individually designed, spacious bedrooms. 6 Kingsize, 1 Superking or Twin, 1 Double and 1 Single room, most of which have amazing sea views. The Superior rooms are larger and all have sea views. All the rooms are en-suite with either bath with shower over or large shower cubicles. Luxury is key, with crisp Egyptian cotton linen, fluffy towels and bathrobes and Elemis toiletries. Enjoy a selection of teas, ground coffee, hot chocolate or mineral water from the hospitality tray with homemade biscuits. All Westwell Hall's bedrooms are equipped with a digital flat screen TV and hairdryer and other useful amenities.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Ilfracombe area?
Ilfracombe's popularity as a seaside resort blossomed in 1874, around when Westwell Hall was built. Recent additions, such as the award winning Landmark Theatre and Damien Hirst's 'Verity' statue have won Ilfracombe International acclaim. An eclectic mix of independent retailers, galleries and restaurants, Ilfracombe still has a working fishing harbour.
Access to the SW coastal path is only metres away, with trails along the beautiful rugged coastline. Wildlife cruises leave regularly from the Harbour as well as the ferry to Lundy. There are many fine beaches and 'The Tunnels' in Ilfracombe offer a unique Victorian bathing pool experience. Many gardens, sculpture parks and attractions are within easy vicinity. Also nearby are fishing, riding, clay shooting, cycling, surfing, or simply exploring.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
A delicious breakfast at Westwell Hall is included in the price of the room. All items are free-range or organic and vegetarian and vegan options are always available.
Ilfracombe is gaining a reputation as the 'foodie' capital of North Devon and guests will be spoiled for choice. From Michelin Starred fine dining, Bib Gourmand, independent local fabulous food, excellent pub menus and some chain restaurants to fresh crab-off-the-boat sandwiches at the harbour are all represented here. Bonnie will be happy to help with recommendations and reservations for guests.
Westwell Hall is available for exclusive use for parties of 12 or more adults.
Bespoke packages can be tailored to your exact requirements, with evening meals cooked especially for you by Betty, who is a Cordon Bleu Chef with experience in Michelin Starred and Fine Dining restaurants.
From Champagne and canapés, three, four or five course menus to coffee and petit fours, everything is made here at Westwell Hall. (minimum 2 night stay)