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Events at Clovelly

July 21, 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

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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City Vehicle Leasing's full article with photos can be viewed HERE

It’s not everyone’s idea of fun, some may even wonder why! Downing the tools, dinners left to go cold on the table, half started conversations interrupted by the excited bleep of the pager, the running stumbling out of doors, uncombed hair, and that odd sock moment. The call, the shout, the lifeboat requested on service, the reason for the training, the endless training, the heavy booted stomp of the hurried, unlaced feet. Clattering keys and the sliding of rumbling doors, a boat quickly made... more

"A good walk.  Clovelly and Brownsham.", by Christopher Somerville, Travel Writer. (published in The Times, 14 January). Full article with photos can be viewed HERE  

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