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Events at Clovelly

November 18, 2017

November is the time of year when the historic, fishing village of Clovelly, North Devon, celebrates its annual Herring Festival, which is held to promote these tasty, nutritious Silver Darlings and support carefully managed fishing. 

The village once depended on the harvest of herring, which are caught in superb condition for a short season off its coast.  Records go back over 400 years and in...

December 03, 2017

Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly.  The promenade starts down the cobbles with a local brass band leading the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung by a local choir.  

There'll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas grog and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station and Father Christmas will make a surprise visit.

At about 5 p.m. the switch is...

December 26, 2017

Join us for our Boxing Day Barbecue on the quay at Clovelly.  With FREE entrance into the village all day, why not have a walk on the estate then come along to the barbecue where there will be live music, mulled wine, and even a treasure hunt if you are up to it.  It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day.

The barbecue runs from 12:00 to 3 pm.

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Clovelly features as one of the UK's most charming townshttp://www.flightnetwork.com/blog/14-uk-charming-towns/

‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ is a film adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ historical novel of the same name, published in 2008, which sold 7.5 million copies in 37 countries.  The story is set in Guernsey where journalist, Juliet Ashton, has a life-changing bond, when she decided to write about a secret book club, which was formed during the WWII German occupation.   We are delighted that Clovelly is one of the film locations. Film shooting starts at the... more

When you set foot upon the cobble stone pathways and byways of Clovelly's quaint and ancient honeysuckled trails you have begun a journey that meanders through the lives and centuries of one of Devon’s finest maids. But in order to admire such beauty sometimes it is better to stand back and gaze afresh at the startling white cottages with their windows on the sea trickling randomly down the vibrantly wooded cliff to the soft caressing of the rolling ocean, tipping its white capped horses on to... more

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