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Events at Clovelly

August 02, 2014 to August 03, 2014

Held in aid of the RNLI, it is a popular celebration of the Clovelly Lifeboat, 'Toby Rundle'.  The Lifeboat House will be open on Sunday to the public.

On Saturday morning there will be a sponsored swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly, followed by a barbecue. Sunday will be a fun-packed family day with games, competitions, entertainment, food & drink and music. There will be a bake-off, coconut shy, a tug...

August 16, 2014

The West Country boasts a long tradition of racing pilot gigs.  Gig racing is exciting, strenuous and often downright dangerous, with crews reaching speeds of 9 knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters. 

You're assured an exhilarating day's racing.  So come along and cheer on the brave crews!

Normal admission charges apply

September 07, 2014

We pay tribute to Clovelly's famous lobsters and crabs with a day of live folk music, quay kitchens, beer tasting, prize draw, arts and crafts stalls and cookery demonstrations.  For the children there's street theatre, N. Devon Biosphere/IFCA marine 'show and tell' activities, walkabout magic, balloon modelling, and N. Devon A.O.N.B.'s event-themed craft activities

The Red Lion Harbour ...



  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

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 2014: * 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

  Red Lion / New Inn Murder Mystery weekend 31st October and 1st November 2014 Ghosts, untold stories by the fireside, lantern processions  – all ending in Murder!! Arrive on Halloween, 31st October 1920, settle in as best you can, and we will have given you a character outline that you will need to adopt throughout the weekend. Meet at the Red Lion for cocktails and canapés at 7pm in the Harbour bar,   Dinner served at 8pm, followed by Jana (your Ghost guide for the evening) Setting the scene... more