Shopping in Clovelly is pure retail therapy.  Clovelly Pottery,  Clovelly Silk, Clovelly Soap and Donkey Shoe Shop all have unique and exclusive handmade products. Walking down the village, taking in the shops and the living history of this unique place is a wonderful way to spend a day out.

Donkey Shoe Shop (currently closed)

Inspiration for the Donkey Shoe Shop came from the love of the donkeys who live at Clovelly, and who played a very important part in the history of the village.

A traditional little shop featuring unique items and collectables to remind visitors of an enjoyable day in our beautiful village, or perhaps buy something for friends and family back home.

Visitor Centre Shops

Modelled on a traditional Devon long barn, the award-winning Visitor Centre houses a cafeteria and a number of shops selling quality souvenirs, books and delicious Clovelly fudge.

Shops Alongside The Visitor Centre

Clovelly R.N.L.I Shop

Buy RNLI gifts and souvenirs from our Clovelly Shop and help save lives at sea.

Visit the shop and pick up the perfect gift or souvenir!  Homewares, clothing, tasty treats, toys, greeting cards and much much more.

It is run by volunteers and all profits help save lives at sea.

Clovelly Brewery

For more information telephone 01237 431053.


Clovelly Silk Shop

A textile design and print studio specialising in classic English design.Established in Clovelly in 1995 this family run business is situated next to the donkey stables, just below the Visitor Centre. As well as a range of original designs inspired by Clovelly and North Devon, the shop sells accessories and other textiles sourced from around the world.

Home of Rex Whistler’s Clovelly Toile de Jouy design, created in 1932 by celebrated British artist Rex Whistler, this beautiful furnishing fabric has been lovingly resurrected by Ann Jarvis, for Clovelly Silk.

Find out more here

Rex Whistler’s Clovelly Toile de Jouy

Celebrated artist, illustrator and muralist Rex Whistler (1905-1944), was a frequent visitor to Clovelly Court and was commissioned by Christine Hamlyn to develop his sketches into a textile design in a beautiful Toile de Jouy style. You can buy this beautiful fabric exclusively from the Clovelly Silk Shop.

Clovelly Pottery

Clovelly Pottery was first established in 1992 by the acclaimed potter, Clive Pearson.  It is now owned and run by the equally impressive Caroline Curtis. You can you can find a large collection of beautiful ceramics and even paint your own pot!

Opening hours

The pottery shop is open most of the year round;

April – October open every weekday 10am-5pm, and 10.30- 5pm on weekends

Winter months: Monday- Friday 9am-4pm (closed on the weekends)

Please Note: Winter Opening Times may vary. If you are travelling to visit the pottery, please check with the visitor centre that we are open to avoid disappointment. 

Find out more here.

Clovelly Soap Shop

Selling beautiful multi Award winning Soap in the picturesque village of Clovelly. Featuring all natural Soaps, candles and skincare made by hand in small batches. Fully sustainable, local and products smell divine!

Find out more here.

Clovelly Wood Turning 

Wood turnings crafted from locally sourced timber, made in our workshop on the historic Clovelly Estate. Beautiful, sustainable, and always one-of-a-kind. The studio is right next to Clovelly Court Gardens, so why not pop in.

Find out more here.

Shops Down-A-Long The Cobbled Street

The Donkey Shop (currently closed)

The Donkey Shop offers you a select range of quality giftware, much of it handcrafted in Clovelly. Browse our donkey-related souvenirs; vintage china candle holders, cake plate stands, and tea pots; rag wreaths; trees; pomanders; picture frames and other items of home décor; and tweed handbags, hats and caps.

You can collect your purchases at the Visitor Centre reception or have them posted to your home address.

General Stores

Don’t forget to visit Clovelly’s village shop, which is halfway down the cobbled street past the New Inn. It stocks a wide range of goods, including postcards, foods, confectionery, cold drinks, locally made ice cream, traditional Devon pasties and a superb selection of shells and other souvenirs. Exclusive to the General Stores is the popular ‘I Risked Clovelly’ tea towel.

The Gallery

Welcome to The Gallery! We are situated half-way down the cobbles in Clovelly. We sell a wide range of stunning local artwork inspired by our beautiful surroundings and have a selection of locally made, hand-crafted soap and scented pieces along with beautiful goodies for the home. Come and say hello!

Clovelly Maritime Festival

Sunday 21st July 2024

Watch the exciting Clovelly Cup yacht rally against a backdrop of live music, street entertainment, activities and games for the whole family. Join us for a day full of fun, all in aid of The Mission to Seafarers.