Tag Archives: Clovelly

Clovelly Herring Festival, 18th November.

Clovelly Herring Festival always falls in November. It’s the time of year when our historic village celebrates the coming of the great “Silver Darlings”, better known as Herring. We celebrate and promote this tasty, nutritious fish whilst supporting sustainable fishing. … Continue reading

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Clovelly awarded RHS gold medal.

RHS “Britain in Bloom” National Award Ceremony held in Belfast on October 19, 2018. The Hon. John Rous, owner of Clovelly, North Devon, travelled to Belfast with members of the ‘Clovelly in Bloom’ gardening team for the prestigious RHS ‘Britain … Continue reading

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Two Bideford-built schooners of the Nineteenth Century.

“Buzz” was contacted in June by Roger Banfield of Scilly seeking information on the schooner “Vivid”, built in Bideford in 1851 (see Shipping Notes 136, July edition). Mr. Banfield undertakes maritime history research for his own interest, and also in … Continue reading

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C is for Clovelly

Clovelly is now famous as one of the most picturesque villages in England, and receives huge numbers of visitors each summer. However it remained just a small herring fishing port, quite unknown to the outside world, until writers such as … Continue reading

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