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Events at Clovelly

September 03, 2017

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 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 will see apple pressing by Gatcombe valley Juices outside the Visitor Centre, so please do bring a bag of apples, watch them being pressed and taste the fresh juice or if you wish, you can bring more for pasteurisation and bottling for which there will be a charge (£1.90 per...

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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In many respects time has stood still here in Clovelly and for most, the hustle and bustle of modern life seems to melt away as you set foot on the famously steep cobbled street.  People are naturally fascinated by the difficulties and quirks of living in such a beautiful and unique village and I’m often asked what it’s like to live here. Clovelly is privately owned, and although many thousands of visitors enjoy the village during the summer season, visiting during the quiet winter months often... more

Kate Taylor, http://www.dotty4paws.co.uk, was very impressed with how dog-friendly Clovelly is.  Dotty4Paws is a website for everything doggy to provide a central hub where dog owners can communicate with one another and give their furry friends a better life. Click on HERE to read her delightful blog about Kate's visit to Clovelly with her dog, Poppy.  

The Manners Memorial Cross and Peace Park Stone Plaque, Mount Pleasant, Clovelly, has been added to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.  It was assessed for listing as part of Historic England’s First World War Commemoration project.  The memorial is now listed at Grade II and was recommended for the following principal reasons: * Historic interest:  as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world... more

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