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Events at Clovelly

December 07, 2014

Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly.  A local brass band leads the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung with a local choir.  There'll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas Grog and other refreshments available at the Harbour
and Lifeboat Station.

At 4 pm the promenade starts down the cobbles with Appledore Training Band, Father Christmas and Woolsery School Choir...

December 26, 2014


Bring your family and friends for a relaxing Boxing Day and enjoy a lunch time barbecue of meat, fish and vegetables at the harbour with a background of live jazz music.

A varied menu with a New Orleans twist, all individually priced

FREE entry to the village on the day.

February 17, 2015


Lentsherd (pronounced 'Lanshard') is an old Clovelly custom, which takes place on Shrove Tuesday.

At dusk, children set off down-a-long to the harbour, dragging clattering tin cans tied to string.  The cans are then tied together and thrown into the sea (to be later retrieved).  The aim is to rid Clovelly of all the bad things from the previous year by chasing bad spirits away and driving the...



Make the most of your stay at the Red Lion, Sail Loft or New Inn by choosing one of these special packages from April to October: * The Quay spa break * The romantic vintage spa break * Sea Safari break (weather dependant) * Angling boat breaks * North Devon golf breaks * A loving break For details, please email or Tel:  01237 431237

  During the Maritime Festival, in support of the North Devon Hospice, on Sunday, 20 July, the Clovelly RNLI Station received a call from the coastguard to launch the Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat  ‘Toby Rundle’ at 2:28 pm.  The volunteer crew went in search of a fishing boat with engine failure.  They found the boat and crew and towed the fishing boat back to Clovelly where she was safely moored. It is rare that so many members of the public see an emergency call such as this.  Tom Wiersma,... more

  The Hon. John Rous is supporting a charity event in aid of RAFT (wound healing research ), and Walking With The Wounded (raising funds to retrain and re-skill wounded ex service men and women).  He donated an auction prize for a Clovelly Shoot, which is one of the best in the country. The event will be held  at Hurlingham Club, London, on 28th November.   Raft: Walking with the Wounded: Clovelly Shoot:  http://www.theclovellyshoot... more