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Back In time

My partner and I visited clovelly village whilst we were staying away for a few nights in north... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pringlethepug
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London, United Kingdom
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Fascinating if a little steep

Paths very steep and slippery so care needed when waking. Definitely worth going all the way down... read more

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bunionsEssex
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Clovelly, North Devon. World famous for our cobbled, traffic-free street, donkeys, sledges and historic harbour. The stunning views, peaceful tranquility and cobbled, traffic-free, high street of this world famous fishing village, built into a cleft...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Paths very steep and slippery so care needed when waking. Definitely worth going all the way down to the harbour.

Thank bunionsEssex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on the off chance to visit.... Parked then tried to find the way into the village; the visitor centre had prices - £7.50 per person. Decided to walk out onto the road and down on what appeared to be a public road and was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both had fond memories of the village and were passing in the area. We only planned to have a quick visit although that may have included lunch if we’d seen somewhere that took our fancy. As it was it turns out there is a...More

Thank 511jom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent unique experience in a magical looking traffic free environment. Breath taking views and wonderful harbour

Thank LeafWinning
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful experience and a great place to visit especially off peak time. Cobbled streets and quaint cottages. The whole village enchanting. Everything on steep slopes and tucked away alleys all inviting the visitor to explore. Must be packed in the summer months. No car...More

Thank peeneff
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and were able to enjoy the peace and serenity of Clovelly at this time of year. We hope you will be able to visit us again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this beautiful village. Steep hilly walk on cobbles.. they have two chapels, and it's so peaceful you can take your time taking in the fantastic views. At the bottom there are toilets and the red lion pub, although I wasn't keen on...More

Thank TracyL2753
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your wonderful review. It was so nice to read about all the things you found to special during your visit.We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and hope we will see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Surpringly lovely weather for this time of year.. enjoy coming back to visit. The walk back up is quite steep but got there in the end

Thank 123Denmark40
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your review. The weather in Clovelly has been amazing this year and we were delighted to hear you had the opportunity to make a return visit. Please keep coming back as we enjoy having you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited the village many years ago while a child, I wanted my wife to experience what I remembered of a timeless, quaint, English fishing village. Often, our mind plays tricks on us as time passes, but I was just as taken this time as...More

Thank travelerted
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you very much for writing such a detailed and comprehensive review of your visit to Clovelly! We truly appreciate the time and effort you have made in writing about your experience. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope we will see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when in Devon, Very pretty place,lots of cobbles to walk up and down,but worth it, Very friendly people, Quite unique, Don’t hesitate to visit,just do it !!

Thank sharronh857
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, We absolutely agree that Clovelly is a "must visit"for anyone visiting Devon. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review and recommending us so highly! We do hope you will visit us again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited clovelly village whilst we were staying away for a few nights in north Devon. Trip advisor has mixed reviews on this destination and I can understand why. It is a village after all but visitors are made to pay to...More

Thank Pringlethepug
ClovellyVillage, Public Relations Manager at Clovelly Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your review of Clovelly village. We were delighted to read you enjoyed your visit and were able to partake in the pottery studio experience. Off peak season is quieter and you can almost have the village to yourself.The peace and...More

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fwowen
21 September 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Visitor centre at Clovelly welcomes motorhomes for overnight parking. Ring 01237 431781 for confirmation.
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Natasha R
21 September 2018|
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Response from to_experience_new | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry, I really don't know - we walked down and up
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Jan W
14 September 2018|
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Response from pennybr0wn | Reviewed this property |
Hi When we went for the day, we did not pay for parking but only paid for visiting the village, I am sure that they will have a different cost for people who are staying at Clovelly. My advice is ring the New Inn, have a... More
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Sophie G
15 August 2018|
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Response from ClovellyVillage | Property representative |
Hello, Yes your admission includes parking. Thank you for your question.
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Lauree M
1 August 2018|
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Response from Debbie F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, like the other answers, there are lots of lovely places that are free to visit. We went to Clovelly specifically to see it and experience it, so we did not expect it to be free, as we had looked at the website anyway... More
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