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Events at Clovelly

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 and a hog roast.  It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day.

The barbecue runs from 12:00 to 3 pm.

December 31, 2017

Party away until the New Year bells chime.  There will be fires and gunpowder to illuminate the quay and celebrate another year's passing
plus a disco.  You'll find it a thrilling way to welcome in the new year in an atmospheric village setting.
 

February 13, 2018

Free entry after 4.30 p.m.
Lentsherd (pronounced ‘Lanshard’) is an old Clovelly Shrove Tuesday custom, and the aim is to chase bad spirits away and drive the devil into the sea before Lent. At dusk children set off Down-a-long, dragging clattering tin cans, which are then tied together and thrown into the sea (later retrieved). Children taking part will receive a free pancake to decorate with toppings....

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Clovelly is delighted to have received two prestigious awards in the 2017 South West in Bloom competition.  The Clovelly Gardening Group has won a third Gold Award and a 'Best in Group' Mary Mortimer trophy.  http://www.southwestinbloom.org.uk Photo taken at the award presentation.  L-R: The Hon. John Rous, Peter Townsend, Ellie Jarvis, Su Maddocks, Lady and Lord Fellowes and Cllr. Anne Brooks, Chairwoman of Torbay Council.

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

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