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Events at Clovelly

July 01, 2016 to July 31, 2016

Visit Clovelly during the month of July and enjoy discovering the yarn-bombed areas of our famously picturesque fishing village. With knitted donkeys, seaside garlands and cro-cheted ‘cobble-cosies’ plus much more ~ there’s even a life-sized model of the Queen!

Co-ordinated by Clovelly Silk in conjunction with the Clovelly Community Gardening Group, this unusual project is part of Clovelly’s entry to the...

July 30, 2016

The West Country boasts a long tradition of racing pilot gigs.  Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, 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

August 06, 2016 to August 07, 2016

Held in aid of the RNLI, this popular event is a celebration of the Clovelly lifeboat and its volunteer crew.
The Lifeboat House will be open to visitors and there'll be operational displays by the Clovelly lifeboat.

It's a fun-packed weekend with games, competitions, entertainments, food and drink, music and other family fun in and around the harbour.

Normal admission charges apply...

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The 13th July issue of Country Life Magazine included a 6 page article on Clovelly Court Gardens. "The whole garden, in its setting of mansion, church and surrounding rugged landscape, is intensely atmospheric, but in its present unpretentiously flourishing conditions, it is also intensely encouraging: proof that, given the right conditions and approach, there can still be a viable future for a traditional walled garden". www.countrylife.co.uk

Clovelly is looking even more colourful than usual after yarn-bombers have been at work. A Clovelly fishing boat has been yarn-bombed, there are poppy garlands at the Remembrance gardens, knitted donkeys plus much more ~ there’s even a life-sized model of the Queen! There was an opening ceremony on 2nd July; an opportunity for people who gave their beautiful work to the Yarn-bomb, to visit the village and see their work on display. It also marked the beginning of our fundraising for Devon... more

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