When arriving we stumbled upon this quaint marmalade shop ‘ The Proper Marmalade Shop ‘ which was decorated adorably, the most photogenic shop I had been in, in a very long time, it was like being in marmalade heaven!
The Proper Marmalade shop Launched in 2014 and all of their goods are handmade which I love, they have also won many awards in their time, cool huh? We tried numerous different flavours from Blood Orange to Orange and Cranberry but ended up leaving with a Whiskey flavoured one and a Lemon and Ginger, both I can report back are DELICIOUS!! They also did tubs of ice cream which I wanted to go back and try but unfortunately ran out of time, so if you’re ever in there, try it out and let me know what i’m missing!
Love From Marjorie, 28 St James Pl, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ
You can’t visit the seaside without getting your feet in the sand, right? Well,to be fair it was more like chinese torture walking on this rocky beach but nonetheless it was lovely getting the sea air and giving the dogs a run, I didn’t manage to get a photo of Burt because he decided he would rather stalk seagulls and swim in the sea (trying to keep him still is a nightmare when it comes to photos) but Betty & Charlie(Paul’s Parents’ dog) were more than happy to be snapped, bloody posers! Oh and this was followed by a cheeky slice of cake and yet another hot drink, it’s tiring work this travelling lark!
Our last stop was WINE!! Wine plays a very important part in our weekends back home so to see a place dedicated to wine and food excited us very much, however, I think we went too early in the day as ‘ The Antidote Wine Room ‘ wasn’t actually open which was a great shame, but nevertheless we gorped through the windows and appreciated the decor, we will most certainly be calling in next time for Tapas and a few beverages, they also do accommodation so if you want to get pissed and head straight to bed (hell yes) then this is the place for you!
Have you ever been to Ilfracombe? What are your favourite UK towns to visit?