Clovelly News

Devon Day, 4th June. Devon Live.

Delighted to be described as ‘Devon’s Prettiest Village’! Devon Live link:   What is Devon Day and why is it happening today? Please click on the title and then the Devon Live link on the next page to read more.        

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Re: 75th Anniversary of VE day on BBC at 8pm last night. A very different battle during Lockdown, but we enjoyed this celebration and took part in the remembrance. When watching same on BBC, you may have missed the few seconds link to Clovelly. If you click on the title above and then the link below you can view the full video on Clovelly Facebook. Video  

ITV. ‘Tales from the Coast’, Robson Green

This new Series 1, Episode 1, started on 07 April 2020, and will last for 29 days.  In this new series, Robson was recalling his previous visits to the shores of N. Devon, including Ilfracombe, Clovelly, Lundy.   Click on ITV. Robson Green  to view. On the 13th May 2016, he arrived by boat at Clovelly.  It was a day when there was an unfortunate cliff accident.  A 73 year old

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Villages by the Sea. BBC 1

Villages By The Sea   Well worth viewing! Villages By The Sea was again broadcast by BBC1 on 5th March and available to view for a further 29 days.   “Archaeologist Ben Robinson reveals the story of this Devon coastal gem’s transformation from fishing village to romantic Victorian seaside resort. Our coastal villages are often seen as remote places for retreat and relaxation. However, they have often been on the

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Vote for Cockwells – Clovelly’s ‘BESSIE’ – by 9th March!

Cockwells has been nominated for its two Classic Boat Awards. The Classic Boat Awards celebrate the best newly-built boats as well as the restorations in the ‘wonderful world of traditional vessels and the people who float them.’ Dave Cockwell: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted twice in this prestigious industry awards scheme and hope that the public will support us by voting for the Twin Cabin Duchy 35 as

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Paul Hogan, the star of “Crocodile Dundee”, filmed at Clovelly for an advert, 30+ years ago

Paul Hogan, the star of ‘Crocodile Dundee’, was filmed at Clovelly for the Fosters Beer advert more than 30 years ago. Tony Gussin, Chief Reporter of North Devon Gazette, has recently entered an interesting article to reminisce about this after speaking to several Clovelly fishermen who remembered the day.  North Devon Gazette Clovelly has been used for countless TV adverts, films, dramas and shows for years, such as Treasure Island, Jeeves

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Villages by the Sea, Clovelly. BBC1

Villages By The Sea (Linked to above and available for 29 days from 17-Dec).   “Archaeologist Ben Robinson reveals the story of this Devon coastal gem’s transformation from fishing village to romantic Victorian seaside resort. Our coastal villages are often seen as remote places for retreat and relaxation. However, they have often been on the front line of history – from the arrival of Christianity to battles with neighbours and

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Vivien Foster, Clovelly resident, awarded an OBE!

Vivien Foster, Co-Founder and President of the Merchant Navy Association, was awarded an OBE by The Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace for her services to the Association. It was set up in 1989 to raise awareness of the commitment and sacrifice of merchant seafarers during war and conflict. Many congratulations – a proud day for Clovelly!   https://www.instagram.com/p/B4ko1bZnHSJ/?igshid=bb67hkynqxbgz

GOOD NEWS about the seal pup!! Ellie Jarvis

GOOD NEWS!! We’ve received the following from the charity which rescued the poorly seal pup recently found in Clovelly Harbour:  “The seal went to Penbode Vets for an overnight stay and now is in our holding unit in Cornwall waiting for a space in a rehab centre to become available. The seal is doing better and is making good progress. 🙂” The British Divers Marine Life Rescue.

A very poorly seal pup washed up on Sunday 27 October

A very poorly seal pup was washed up during high tide right outside Crazy Kate’s cottage and was rescued that evening. Needing treatment for a deep cut in its head, the seal pup showed signs of being an orphan and was taken urgently to a vet. Fingers crossed the pup makes it …