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Introducing… The Red Lion Hotel

The Red Lion, located in Clovelly, is one of the go-to places to stay when visiting the small picturesque village. The hotel is an 18th Century 4-star Inn that stands on the quay alongside Clovelly’s ancient harbour in North Devon. Each of its 17 beautifully decorated rooms boast a sea view. Over the past 6 months, the Red Lion has been undergoing a renovation that has given the rooms a

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Clovelly residents have managed to raise a massive £2,054 in support of Ukraine.

The Clovelly Community Kitchen organised an amazing fundraising last Thursday, 17th of March, where the residents of the village managed to raise a massive £2,054 in support of Ukraine. Clovelly will be organising more events to raise money for Ukraine, so do follow Clovelly Village and the Clovelly Community Kitchen on Instagram for updates. Thank you Bysha King, an old-time Clovellian, for capturing the event so beautifully- it is lovely to

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“Quirky North Devon village named Britain’s most energy efficient” – DevonLive

We want to thank DevonLive for this article about the energy efficiency of our village: “Clovelly proves that even the most hard-to-treat properties can be insulated”. Last month, Clovelly won the National Landlord of the Year award for Energy Efficiency run by the Energy Efficiency Association. “The work to make Clovelly’s 120 listed cottages energy efficient included fitting loft insulation, sloping ceiling insulation, concealed draught-proofing and award-winning secondary glazing. Together

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“8 of the best Devon family attractions Easter 2022”, Clovelly featured by Great British Life

Clovelly features as one of “8 of the best Devon family attractions Easter 2022”. We’re extremely grateful to Great British Life for featuring Clovelly. “In Clovelly, North Devon, young visitors will be given a village map and asked to look out for the Easter chicks, perched up and down the famous cobbled high street (April 4 to 18)” You can find more information about “Find the Easter Chicks” on this

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Clovelly named one of the “14 of the best car-free destinations for your next holiday” – The Points Guy

Clovelly named one of the “14 of the best car-free destinations for your next holiday”, alongside many in Europe.  “While you’ll be exploring without the help of a vehicle, there are plenty of places to sit down, rest your legs and – most importantly – have a bite to eat. The village is well known for its Clovelly lobsters, sold at the Red Lion Harbour restaurant. And you can overlook

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One of “Devon and Cornwall’s best coastal villages”, Clovelly featured by ABC Money

Clovelly has been featured as one of Devon and Cornwall’s best coastal villages and fish towns, being described by the article author, Claire James, as: “Once a bustling fishing port, Clovelly is a quaint village in North Devon which is characterized by whitewashed cottages and a steep pedestrianized cobbled main street. Named the most Instagrammable British village in 2020, it is also privately owned, and has therefore maintained its old

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Clovelly wins “National Landlord of the Year award” for Energy Efficiency

This year, Clovelly won the National Landlord of the Year award for Energy Efficiency, run by the Energy Efficiency Association.  Clovelly won the award after completing a five-year programme of energy saving measures installed by period property insulation company, Mitchell & Dickinson, of Bideford, Devon. Mrs Zeenat Rous said, “We are thrilled that Clovelly has won this prestigious national award.  Clovelly Estate thanks staff, residents and the team at Mitchell & Dickinson, who

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February half term: Clovelly featured as one of “11 great day trips from Exeter with destinations less than two hours away” – Devon Live

“When you’ve got a bit more time than usual on your hands, it’s great to explore parts of the Westcountry that are slightly further afield. Exeter is lucky to have good road and rail links to some of the South West’s most popular tourist destinations, which offer people the chance to see and do something different.” “This picturesque, ancient fishing village near Bideford has no vehicular traffic, just donkeys and

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Clovelly featured as one of “8 of the Best Dog Friendly Holiday Destinations:” – Essex Mag

Thank you to Essex Mag for featuring us in ” 8 of the Best Dog Friendly Holiday Destinations”… “Social media superstars Phil, Niko and Teddy absolutely loved their week away on the North Devon coast, exploring all that Clovelly and the surrounding areas had to offer. Their highlights included the dog-friendly beach located a short drive away at Bucks Mills, the long coastal walk at Valley of the Rocks, as

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Amazing Devon Events in the Second Half of 2022 – Devon Life

The Clovelly Herring Festival Thank you to Devon Life for featuring the Herring festival in “Amazing Devon Events.” “This North Devon village with its cobbled streets and quaint atmosphere celebrates the herring season with a festival to celebrate the fish known as the “silver darlings”. On the quay, kitchens serve a variety of sustainably sourced herring specialities along with beer, gin, and cider tastings, local food, and craft stalls. Throughout

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