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Events at Clovelly

September 04, 2016 to September 19, 2016

Experience life at sea and the exhilarating pleasure of sailing aboard the historic vessel, Irene, along the stunning coastline of Clovelly or to Lundy Island this September.  Enjoy lending the crew a hand by hoisting sails, trimming jibs and steering the ship.

No experience necessary - just come along for the fun!

'Irene' was launched in 1907 in Bridgwater, Somerset and is a "West...

September 04, 2016

Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainably caught by its fishermen with a great day out for all the family.   
 
Choose from a variety of crab and lobster dishes cooked on the quay or book a table at the Red Lion Harbour Restaurant and dine on delicious lobster and seafood platters.   
 
There'll be live folk music, chef cookery demonstrations...

October 01, 2016

CLOVELLY LECTURES
CHAIRMAN : SIR MICHAEL BURTON . KCVO CMG
DIRECTOR : THE HON. MRS ROUS

RECEPTION-LECTURE-DEBATE-DINNER
Saturday 1st October 2016
“BRITAIN’S PLACE IN THE WORLD AND IN THE AFTERMATH OF A HISTORIC EUROPEAN REFERENDUM”
Speaker
The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA

HONORARY FELLOW OF ST JOHN’S COLLEGE,CAMBRIDGE, THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS...

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In a village like Clovelly stories abound of fortune and misfortune, the tragedy and the comedy, the romance and the forsaken, the legend often embellished, the ghost story often told. Growing up in the village there was nothing more enthralling than the tales of ghosts that wandered the streets, haunting dark corners or appearing, albeit fleetingly, sitting beside long cold fire places. Nothing was more exciting to us than the ghostly pool of blood that appeared within the Rectory, usually to... more

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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