Clovelly is a beautiful, picturesque fishing village, steeped in maritime atmosphere and history. It was once owned by the Queen of England!Book Tickets
September 02, 2018 see’s 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 champagne, local food and craft stalls, including plenty of freshly cooked lobsters and crabs, and beer tasting.
Children will also be kept entertained by street theatre, walkabout magic, balloon modelling and event-themed games and craft activities provided by the AONB.
In aid of the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, who will exhibit baby lobsters before releasing them into the sea at the beginning and end of the day. They are best known for their lobster stock enhancement programme from eggs through the most vulnerable stage of their life cycle before being released back into the sea. 53,000 juveniles are released back into the wild in one year and they plan to increase the numbers over the next few years. Adopting a Lobster for just £3 helps pay for baby lobsters to be raised and released.
Standard admission charges apply and include all entertainment.
Please note that you can travel by Bus 319 from Barnstaple and Bideford to Clovelly and back. Click for the Stagecoach South West timetable.
The Christmas lights turn on is a magical time in Clovelly. Starting at 4 pm in the afternoon, a local brass band leads the procession down to the harbour, with festive Christmas carols sung along the way.
There’ll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas grog and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station. Then, Father Christmas will make a surprise visit!
Entrance fee: £10 per car at the Visitor Centre after 2 pm. All proceeds will go to the R.N.L.I.