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Events at Clovelly

July 16, 2017

The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages.

This year there will be a second Clovelly Cup Race with the North Devon Yacht Club! They will be racing outside the harbour across the bay (if any yachtsmen and women are interested in taking part or being involved, please contact rachelhaines@...

July 31, 2017

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

A fun-filled day packed with a programme of activities.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a Dairy Marquee with displays such as yoghurt and ice cream making and the chance for children to "milk a cow" along with competitions.  You'll find bustling trade...

August 05, 2017 to August 06, 2017

Held in aid of the RNLI, this popular event is a celebration of the Clovelly lifeboat and its volunteer crew.
On Saturday, there will be a 2 mile sponsored sea swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly.

Sunday will be a fun-packed day with games, competitions, entertainments, food and drink, music and other family fun in and around the harbour.

The Lifeboat House will be open to visitors and there'll...

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It’s not everyone’s idea of fun, some may even wonder why! Downing the tools, dinners left to go cold on the table, half started conversations interrupted by the excited bleep of the pager, the running stumbling out of doors, uncombed hair, and that odd sock moment. The call, the shout, the lifeboat requested on service, the reason for the training, the endless training, the heavy booted stomp of the hurried, unlaced feet. Clattering keys and the sliding of rumbling doors, a boat quickly made... more

"A good walk.  Clovelly and Brownsham.", by Christopher Somerville, Travel Writer. (published in The Times, 14 January). Full article with photos can be viewed HERE  

Tales from the Coast with Robson Green.  ITV, Tuesday 31st January.  http://www.itv.com/hub/tales-from-the-coast-with-robson-green/2a4398a0001 Clovelly featured in this first episode after Ilfracombe, when Robson travelled to North Devon, a 90-mile stretch of coast holding fond childhood memories for him. Robson said: "There are parts of North Devon that make you feel like you’re stepping back in time, so I’m hoping this journey will help me understand just how and why our love affair with the... more

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