Tourist Information in North Devon
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Clovelly Town Information




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A haven for artists, this pedestrian-only fishing village full of whitewashed cottages and cobbled streets descends 400 feet to a small, quaint quayside and a rocky beach.  

Clovelly Harbour Photo © Richard Knights
Clovelly Harbour -
Photo: Richard Knights

Clovelly Photo © Richard knights
Clovelly - Photo: Richard Knights

  An old fisherman’s house has been transformed into a ‘living’ museum while ‘Kingsley Museum’ is dedicated to the life of writer Charles Kingsley who lived in the village and helped make the area famous.


He wrote the novels ‘Westward Ho!’ and ‘The Water Babies’ here.


Nearby is the Milky Way Adventure Park based on a working farm. Clovelly Dykes is an impressive hill fort.