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Clovelly named one of ‘7 magical Devon villages and towns so beautiful they belong in a fairytale’ – MyLondon

Thank you to MyLondon for naming us as one of “Devon’s villages and towns so beautiful they belong in a fairytale.”  MyLondon writes:  “Clovelly in North Devon is stunning coastal town with its cobbled streets and village charm. It is famous for being named one of the prettiest places in the country, being the third most trending UK travel destination on Airbnb. One visitor on Tripadvisor said: “Just love that

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“The insanely pretty seaside town that’s even better at Christmas than in the summer”…

Have you considered a winter staycation? Clovelly isn’t just a place to visit in the Summer months!  MyLondon writes:  “Clovelly lights up for its Christmas light event showcasing the unique beauty of the town and its stunning location. The spectacular event sees festive carols sung by a church choir, and plenty of celebrations before the big light switch on. Clovelly’s cobbled streets famous for donkeys and sledges in the summer

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Clovelly named one of ‘Europe’s most beautiful towns’ by CNN

We’re excited to be featured in CNN’s article on ‘Europe’s most beautiful towns’. “Donkeys used to be the only way to get up and down the steep streets of Clovelly, a pretty fishing village in Devon, southwest England. Today, they still haven’t managed to bring cars in — it sits at the bottom of a 400-foot cliff. Instead, goods are transported by man-powered sledges — and if tourists can’t face

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Clovelly stars in BBC Antiques Road Trip

Last week Clovelly featured heavily in a recent episode of BBC’s Antiques Road Trip. As you may recall, they visited our humble village in early April. Our very own Maha Rous show the Antiques Road Trip team around the area, illustrating Clovelly’s storied history as a fisherman’s village. We highly recommend watching the full episode, which also visits neighbouring areas in North Devon. You can watch it here.  

‘Unique’ North Devon village named one of the prettiest in the UK – Daily Express

A huge thank you to the Daily Express for naming Clovelly one of the prettiest villages in the UK. “Located on a steep hill in North Devon, this village ticks all the attractions boxes.” The Express highlighted that Clovelly receives excellent feedback from visitors on TripAdvisor. One user said: “The scenery here is stunning, and would rival anywhere in the world, we were also very lucky to have visited on

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Clovelly named one of the best apple orchards to visit in the UK this autumn – Delicious Magazine

It’s not long to go until our famous Apple Day on Wednesday, 27th October. We’re extremely grateful to Delicious Magazine for featuring our humble Clovelly orchard. “Picturesque fishing village Clovelly is well known for its annual apple days. Try your hand at making apple bath bombs and corn dollies, bob for apples and tap your feet to live music, and bring your own apples to be juiced for free (or

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‘Why you should visit Clovelly this summer’ – Great British Life

Last week’s Great British Life article provided compelling reasons to visit Clovelly this summer. On the must-do list when visiting our ‘Private Paradise’ includes visiting Clovelly Court Gardens, dining at The Harbour Restaurant and sleeping in luxury at The Red Lion Hotel. Once again thank for Great British Life for featuring us!  You can read the full article here.

Clovelly named as one of England’s Most Beautiful Villages, as featured in MyLondon

A huge thank you to MyLondon for describing Clovelly as one of the most beautiful villages in England.   They were particularly enamoured with our famous Clovelly donkeys, explaining to London readers how the now-retired donkeys were used for transport in our ancient village.   “The ancient fishing village is uniquely special due to its traditional architecture, donkeys and views over the Bristol Channel, which attract endless tourists.”   You

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RNLI Fundraiser – Sunday, 1st August

All proceeds from St Austell, Greene King, Country Life Brewery sales in the Red Lion Clovelly Village on Sunday 1 August go to the RNLI! The Red Lion will be offering a paella and takeaway menu to enjoy on the quay. The RNLI provides a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service and a seasonal lifeguard service. It’s a cause that is very close to our hearts and that we see

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Clovelly Court Gardens featured in this month’s Devon Life Magazine

“Hidden behind high walls, alongside a famous North Devon fishing village, lies a magical, and very productive, garden.” The Clovelly Court Gardens were the highlight of this month’s Devon Life Magazine feature, Garden Press. Inside you’ll find out about the history of our beautiful gardens and the fond memories that have taken place here. You can read the full article here. Once again, thank you Devon Life Magazine!