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Events at Clovelly

February 28, 2017

Free entry after 4.30 p.m.
Lentsherd (pronounced ‘Lanshard’) is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom, and the aim is to chase bad spirits away and drive the devil into the sea before Lent. At dusk children set off Down-a-long, dragging clattering tin cans, which are then tied together and thrown into the sea (later retrieved). Children taking part will receive a free pancake to decorate with toppings....

April 02, 2017

Wedding Fair at Clovelly Court Great Terrace, whatever the weather, showcasing exhibitors and workshops with live music, catering, a children's area with some fun and games for all, so do invite any family members and friends to come with you too as entry is free of charge.

The Fair runs from 11 am - 2 pm with FREE entry.  The bar remains open and live music continues until 3 pm.
Clovelly is...

April 08, 2017 to April 17, 2017

Children receive a village map on entry on which to mark the location of a number of Easter chicks perched up and down the cottages along the High Street to the quay.  If they spot at least 10 chicks, they can return the map to the Visitor Centre reception to win an Easter egg and a bigger prize if they spot all 15.

Come along and join the fun. 
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In many respects time has stood still here in Clovelly and for most, the hustle and bustle of modern life seems to melt away as you set foot on the famously steep cobbled street.  People are naturally fascinated by the difficulties and quirks of living in such a beautiful and unique village and I’m often asked what it’s like to live here. Clovelly is privately owned, and although many thousands of visitors enjoy the village during the summer season, visiting during the quiet winter months often... more

Kate Taylor, http://www.dotty4paws.co.uk, was very impressed with how dog-friendly Clovelly is.  Dotty4Paws is a website for everything doggy to provide a central hub where dog owners can communicate with one another and give their furry friends a better life. Click on HERE to read her delightful blog about Kate's visit to Clovelly with her dog, Poppy.  

The Manners Memorial Cross and Peace Park Stone Plaque, Mount Pleasant, Clovelly, has been added to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.  It was assessed for listing as part of Historic England’s First World War Commemoration project.  The memorial is now listed at Grade II and was recommended for the following principal reasons: * Historic interest:  as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world... more

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