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aboard Shelly N and Obsession II

Whether you want to try and catch your dinner, or you are simply fishing for fun, Ilfracombe Boat Trips has a trip to suit.Both Obsession II and Shelly N are fully equipped with on board toilet, hot drink facilities and seating both inside and out.

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The Bristol Channel has the 2nd biggest tide in the world, making its waters an excellent venue for sea angling trips, reef or wreck fishing all year round. Our experienced skippers and crew are always ready and willing to offer as much or as little instruction and aid as you require, and all tackle and bait are included. You are of course welcome to bring your own gear, however.

What they say...

"A great trip was had on Sunday on the Hampshire Rose. Brilliant experience and well worth it. Not to be missed if you are in Ilfracombe - a ride on a little bit of history!" C.W.

"Fantastic trip, enjoyed by the whole family including the dog! A must do trip! " S.M.

"We thoroughly enjoyed the trip, great value for money and lovely to hear all about the history of the boat and how many lives have been saved by her. A big thank you. It made our day." J.B.

"Fun for all ages! Super friendly staff!" R.B.

"The best £20 I have ever spent! The crew were fantastic, the boat was fantastic and the lovely lady in the booking kiosk was fantastic. It was my two daughters first experience of going out to sea on a boat and they had an amazing time, it's a memory I will treasure forever! Thanks guys!" L.S.

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Fancy something a little bit special?

Whether you are thinking of a romantic sunset cruise, a trip out for a group of lifeboat enthusiasts, a party, filming, photography or anything in between, we offer private hire of The Hampshire Rose throughout the sailing season (weather and sea conditions permitting) and we'll work with you to create your own unique experience.

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