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Events at Clovelly

July 28, 2014

Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show.

Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a display of vintage farm machinery, a display of hounds and the Young Farmers' "It's a knockout". You'll find bustling trade stalls offering locally made crafts and food with fairground rides and a bouncy castle for the...

August 02, 2014 to August 03, 2014

Held in aid of the RNLI, it is a popular celebration of the Clovelly Lifeboat, Spirit of Clovelly.  The Lifeboat House will be open both days to the public.

On Saturday afternoon 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 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



  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 Hotel 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

  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