Clovelly News

Clovelly Named One of the Best Places to Visit in North Devon

A huge thank you to Visit Devon for featuring Clovelly as one of the best things to do in North Devon, featuring a rather lovely photo of the harbour:     We pride ourselves on being a premier destination for UK holidaymakers who wish to immense themselves in our Clovelly’s ancient Maritime history, take gentle walks along the North Devon cliffs, or simply hang out with our legendary Clovelly Donkeys.

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Clovelly – Airbnb’s 3rd Most-Trending UK Travel Destination This Summer

It’s been an exciting few weeks for us here in Clovelly. We were recently featured in The Metro as one of Airbnb’s top trending UK destinations: Our ancient maritime village has also been featured in major news sources such as the Daily Mail and Yahoo! “Our trending destinations show that travel this year is likely to be a little different, with many using a summer closer to home to explore

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Clovelly featured in an article by Dayinsure

Clovelly featured in an article by Dayinsure highlighting 100 top attractions to visit in the UK once travel is possible again.

Susan Calman’s Grand Days Out. Channel 5

It was much appreciated to have Clovelly featured in Episode 1 on Friday 08 January. Available to view online until 30.11.2024: “Susan Calman, and Helen, the campervan, tackle 123 miles across Cornwall and Devon taking in the amazing Atlantic Coast Highway, and the stunning village of Clovelly”. Click on the title above to see more.

‘Silver Darlings in the Spotlight’, Country Living Magazine

Clovelly Herring Festival has been included in several pages of the November issue of Country Living Magazine with words by Lauran Elsden and photographs by Andrew Montgomery.  In the vertiginous village of Clovelly in Devon, locals gather by the harbour for the 14th annual Herring Festival. Cue sea shanties, stilt walkers and stargazy pie…   Sadly, the Herring Festival and other events had to be cancelled this year, due

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Villages by the Sea, BBC 1

Villages By The Sea It was again repeated on BBC1 on 13th October 2020 after the release date in 2019 and can be viewed for 29 days by clicking on the link on Read More. “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

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British Travel Journal, Autumn/Winter 2020

The Editor-in-Chief of British Travel Journal, Jessica Way and family, came to visit Clovelly this year and had a lovely stay “The Red Lion and Sail Loft were perfect for us (the food was delicious!) and we were all just blown away by the beauty of the village – what a special destination”. Jessica’s article in this Autumn/Winter British Travel journal is greatly appreciated, so please click to view: TheCharmofClovelly

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Devon Life, October issue

  Great to view a photo of Clovelly on the front cover of this October issue of Devon Life Magazine and the article covering 3 pages, ‘Picture Perfect and so much more ….’ by Chrissy Harris. Devon Life, our county magazine, offers hundreds of pages of articles and superb photography every month. Everyone who loves Devon will find something to interest them on a whole host of local subjects.

Coronavirus update

Our Commitment to you.   Our guest, residents and employees. Whilst we navigate through the    CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)  As it has always been, the safety and security of our residents, employees and guests remains our highest priority. We are doing everything we can to ensure everybody’s safety and are continuously checking government guidance and responding as the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. We will continue to update this

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Clovelly named the ‘most Instagrammable’ village in the UK!

From the tip of Scotland to Cornwall, Clovelly has been assessed by property website, Bankrate  as the UK’s most picturesque and prettiest village in a rural location with the highest total of 134,353 hashtags on Instagram.  The runner-up spot was Portmeirion, North Wales, with 114,323 Instagram hashtags.  This very picturesque village, created by the architect, Clough Williams Ellis, had been inspired by Clovelly when he designed the village.  Castle

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