Ilfracombe is the ideal location for a school residential. Sleeping up to 47 in dorms/private rooms, Ocean Backpackers -close to Ilfracombe Harbour can be booked for exclusive use any time of year!
The Independent Youth Hostel is the perfect base for a geography field trip with the Braunton Burrows Unesco Biosphere site just a short drive away. For wildlife studies, take a boat trip to Lundy Island , a marine conservation zone and for rocky shores visit Lee Bay-ideal for rock pool exploration. If it’s end of term Outdoor Adventure you are after then Ilfracombe has fantastic qualified instructors in the local area that can arrange activities such as kayaking and coasteering. Alternatively, visit Woolacombe or Croyde beach for some surf lessons with a local surf school. How better to award students for all their hard work than a few days at the beach?
School groups, universities and colleges reguarly base their school trips to North Devon at Ocean Backpackers, returning year after year for some fun filled adventures! Please see our website for more details of prices and the facilities we offer!