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Events at Clovelly

October 28, 2017

It is Apple Season – so we are holding our second Apple Day with lots of lovely apple crafts and activities.  On arrival at Clovelly you...

November 02, 2017

Clovelly Archive and History Group invite you to a Community evening at St. Peter's Chapel, Clovelly, on Thursday, 2nd November
starting at 5:30 pm.  Free entry.

As an historically important village and community in North Devon, please come and support the work,  meet the locals and
perhaps add some information or just browse.  Everyone is welcome.

For further information, please contact...

November 18, 2017

November is the time of year when the historic, fishing village of Clovelly, North Devon, celebrates its annual Herring Festival, which is held to promote these tasty, nutritious Silver Darlings and support carefully managed fishing. 

The village once depended on the harvest of herring, which are caught in superb condition for a short season off its coast.  Records go back over 400 years and in...

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Clovelly is delighted to have been named one of the prettiest fishing villages in Britain by BBC Countryfile Magazine, which took into account all the villages have to offer, including restaurants, boats, hotels, museums and harbours, as well as listing some important local history and websites to visit. Clovelly's car-less cobbled streets, Red Lion Hotel bar, harbour, galleries and shops were some of the recommended features. The other prettiest fishing villages are (in alphabetical order):... more

The Hon.John Rous (left), owner of Clovelly, and Rick Turner (right), Director of The Big Sheep, agreed to swap running their attractions on a recent busy day this August. Both thoroughly enjoyed their time out to try managing a very different attraction to their own. http://www.lotstodo.co.uk/news_archive/view/117

In the beautiful village of Clovelly the happy weeks of August are punctuated by lively festivals and exciting celebrations. Sights, sounds and colours decorate the long days; flowers bloom into the peak of their performance, the simmering sea invites the swimmer to plunge in, the cobbled streets echo with the percussive ripple of daily visiting trippers, laughing, remarking and exclaiming at the perfection of a high summer’s month in an English idyll. For one long, memorable week in summer the... more

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