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December 03, 2017

Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly.  The promenade starts down the cobbles with a local brass band leading the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung by a local choir.  

There'll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas grog and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station and Father Christmas will make a surprise visit.

At about 5 p.m. the switch is...

December 26, 2017

Join us for our Boxing Day Barbecue on the quay at Clovelly.  With FREE entrance into the village all day, why not have a walk on the estate then come along to the barbecue where there will be live music, mulled wine, and even a treasure hunt if you are up to it.  It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day.

The barbecue runs from 12:00 to 3 pm.

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Clovelly has been awarded GOLD in the Royal Horticultural Society's 'Villages' South West in Bloom competition 2016.  Entirely due to the efforts of the Clovelly Gardening Group and residents.  http://www.southwestinbloom.org.uk Photo taken at the award presentation.  L-R: Lord Fellowes, Ellie Jarvis, Su Maddocks, Sharon King, The Hon. John Rous.

In a forthcoming episode (details of date and time will be posted up), viewers can follow a couple who are keen to find a house in North Devon.  Clovelly was filmed in the village and harbour to show how beautiful the area is and offers a calm reflection of the days when speed, noise and stress were not what they are today.

Recently I was given as a gift a book, a photograph and a postcard. The book was an award to an old resident of Clovelly for school attendance dated 1914-15 and will rightly find a home in the Clovelly archives. The photograph was also about an award, but this time of a life saved and was of the presentation to four Clovelly fishermen, one of whom was my father. The postcard was from Canada, picturing buffaloes grazing and it was dated August 15th 1906. It was addressed to Master B Pengilly,... more

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