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Events at Clovelly

August 18, 2018

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

September 02, 2018

Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainable 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 to enjoy a delicious lobster dish.   

There'll be live music all day, cookery demonstrations with tastings, a prize draw for a magnum of...

October 24, 2018

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

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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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