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Events at Clovelly

August 18, 2018

The West Country boasts a long tradition of racing pilot gigs.  Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of 9 knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters. 

You're assured an exhilarating day's racing.  So come along and cheer on the brave crews!

Normal admission charges apply

September 02, 2018

Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainable caught by its fishermen with a great day out for all the family.   

Choose from a variety of crab and lobster dishes cooked on the quay or book a table at the Red Lion Harbour Restaurant to enjoy a delicious lobster dish.   

There'll be live music all day, cookery demonstrations with tastings, a prize draw for a magnum of...

October 24, 2018

It is Apple Season – so we are holding our Apple Day with lots of lovely apple crafts and activities.  On arrival at Clovelly you will see...

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In the beautiful village of Clovelly the happy weeks of August are punctuated by lively festivals and exciting celebrations. Sights, sounds and colours decorate the long days; flowers bloom into the peak of their performance, the simmering sea invites the swimmer to plunge in, the cobbled streets echo with the percussive ripple of daily visiting trippers, laughing, remarking and exclaiming at the perfection of a high summer’s month in an English idyll. For one long, memorable week in summer the... more

Clovelly is classed by some as an alternative wedding venue.  It encaptures the traditional aspects of what would be classed as an outside venue for a wedding, and has elements of what are often highlighted as quirky or alternative. Bridal couples are drawn to Clovelly due to these aspects, however, with this in mind, Clovelly is different in so many ways to many other alternative venues within the South West. Clovelly can include many of the “boxes", which bridal couples tick as they look... more

Recently the village was used as a location for a film adaptation of ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ — Starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman. Directed by Mike Newell, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, plus Four Weddings and a Funeral. Living on a film set was quite an experience. There was 24 hour security, much interest from the press and a real air of excitement throughout the weeks that the film company were here. Clovelly Harbour was transported back to... more

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