If you’re visiting Ilfracombe in August you are in for a treat!
On Saturday 5th August 2017 Ilfracombe plays host to the crowd drawing South West Birdman competition. Set to be a day to remember, adventurous thrill seekers will be ‘flying’ off of Ilfracombe pier in their spectacular home-made creations, competing for the title of South West Birdman 2017.
Last year saw spectacular creations and year on year the designs and creativity of the entrants never ceases to amaze. We’re really looking forward to seeing what 2017 brings.
What’s on at South West Birdman, 5th August 2017
The event officially opens to the public at 11am with competitors taking flight from 4pm. Not to miss are the rescue display, fireworks display, bar, stalls and entertainment too. There’s even a Pimms and Prosecco tent!
The schedule of events for South West Birdman are:
- 11am open to the public
- 3pm rescue display
- 4pm the competition begins!
- 9.45pm fireworks
- Read more here
There’s even time to stop by The Carlton Hotel for a glass of something cool and fizzy or enjoy a delicious dinner in our relaxed brasserie.
A day to remember
We can’t make any promises, but we have put our order in for some sunshine for that weekend, so fingers crossed for a glorious day. It looks like South West Birdman 2017 is set to be a day you won’t want to miss.
There’s still time to book your break, what better excuse to visit Ilfracombe than to see the South West Birdman competition? Check availability and book now.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe.