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Events at Clovelly

July 14, 2018

The day will be full of fun and packed with a programme of all sorts of activities and entertainment for all ages.

There will be another  Clovelly Cup Rally with the North Devon Yacht Club! They will be racing outside the harbour across the bay. It will be an amazing sight to see, with the boats surrounding the harbour and setting off around the race course. Bideford Sea Cadets will also be joining us in...

July 30, 2018

Summer in North Devon would not be complete without a visit to this ever popular show.

A fun-filled day packed with a programme of activities.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions.  There will be a Dairy Marquee with displays such as yoghurt and ice cream making and the chance for children to "milk a cow" along with competitions.  You'll find bustling trade...

August 04, 2018 to August 05, 2018

Held in aid of the RNLI, this popular event is a celebration of the Clovelly lifeboat and its volunteer crew.
On Saturday, there will be a 2 mile sponsored sea swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly.

Sunday will be a fun-packed day with games, competitions, entertainments, food and drink, music and other family fun in and around the harbour.

The Lifeboat House will be open to visitors and there'll...

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Clovelly is delighted to have received two prestigious awards in the 2017 South West in Bloom competition.  The Clovelly Gardening Group has won a third Gold Award and a 'Best in Group' Mary Mortimer trophy.  http://www.southwestinbloom.org.uk Photo taken at the award presentation.  L-R: The Hon. John Rous, Peter Townsend, Ellie Jarvis, Su Maddocks, Lady and Lord Fellowes and Cllr. Anne Brooks, Chairwoman of Torbay Council.

Clovelly is delighted to have been named one of the prettiest fishing villages in Britain by BBC Countryfile Magazine, which took into account all the villages have to offer, including restaurants, boats, hotels, museums and harbours, as well as listing some important local history and websites to visit. Clovelly's car-less cobbled streets, Red Lion Hotel bar, harbour, galleries and shops were some of the recommended features. The other prettiest fishing villages are (in alphabetical order):... more

The Hon.John Rous (left), owner of Clovelly, and Rick Turner (right), Director of The Big Sheep, agreed to swap running their attractions on a recent busy day this August. Both thoroughly enjoyed their time out to try managing a very different attraction to their own. http://www.lotstodo.co.uk/news_archive/view/117

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