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Events at Clovelly

November 18, 2018

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 02, 2018

Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly.  Starting at 3:30 pm, a local brass band leads the procession down to the harbour with festive 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 thrown and the entire...

December 26, 2018

Enjoy a lunch barbecue and hog roast on the quay with FREE entrance into the village all day and live music.
It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas day.

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The owner of Clovelly, The Hon. John Rous and front of house staff, were honoured and proud to win the Award for the development of Incoming Group Visitors by ensuring that overseas visitors, with many groups from Germany, receive an excellent welcome with visitor material tailored to their needs. The annual Group Travel Awards recognise the very best suppliers in the group travel industry.  Clovelly was one of five nominated by the editorial team of Group Travel Organiser Magazine at the... more

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

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