Clovelly News

Clovelly named one of Britain’s Prettiest Fishing Villages

A huge thank you to BBC Countryfile Magazine for featuring us as one of Britain’s prettiest fishing villages. They had this to say:   “Exquisite Clovelly is as ancient as it is quaint. It was first noted in the Domesday book as belonging to William the Conqueror’s wife, before three great Devon families ruled this sea estate for the next 800 years. Fishing boats were built using trees from the steep forest around

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North Devon Team Swam the English Channel for RNLI Appledore and Clovelly

The six swimmers from nearby Westward Ho! have raised £3800, as reported by Devon Live. They’ve were spotted training just beyond Clovelly’s harbour in preparation. Each participant will spent an hour at a time in the ocean, taking turns to swim through day and night. Congratulations to Andrew and the team. If you wish to donate, you can do so here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/Team/SwimbuddiesWestwardHo  

Clovelly listed as one of England’s most beautiful villages by The Telegraph

We’re honoured that our ancient fishing village’s unique charms have been picked up by The Telegraph. On the 9th June we featured on their list of ‘England’s most beautiful villages‘. Here’s what Telegraph Travel had to say about Clovelly in their piece ‘An expert guide to a weekend in Devon‘. “Scattered up a hillside and clinging to a 400-foot cliff overlooking Bideford Bay, Clovelly has to be one of Devon’s most

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Newsletter #1 – Your Summer Staycation 🌞

  We are over the moon to welcome guests back indoors! Bookings are filling up for summer, make sure you book your stay to avoid missing out.    Check out our website to start planning your visit, or, if you’re hungry, pop in to the Harbour Restaurant for a celebratory lobster!   Book directly with the Red Lion and receive a free breakfast with your stay. BOOK NOW   Clovelly

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Clovelly Is Home to One of the Most Instagrammable Streets in the UK

Our very own high street is the 3rd-most photographed high street in the country, according to research done by Direct2Florist. Clovelly’s High Street comes 3rd with 147,785 tags, only beaten by Carnaby Street in London (366,761) and Stockbridge in Edinburgh (147,785).           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by europestyle_uk (@europestyle_uk)

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. https://www.dayinsure.com/news/future-uk-road-trip-every-attraction-you-need-to-visit/

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: https://www.my5.tv/susan-calman-s-grand-days-out/season-1/episode-1 “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 www.countryliving.com/uk/ 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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