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Clovelly beach, Devon. Copyright image.
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Clovelly is one of the jewels on the North Devon coast.

The village is accessed via steep paths from the Visitor Centre. The reward, a timeless village with gift shops and refreshments available from the New Inn and Red Lion pubs and a number of cafés. Definitely a 'must see' if in the area.

The east-facing beach consists of hand sized pebbles and is protected by a small harbour wall. In fine weather the views of the cliffs to left and right are simply spectacular.

Just to the east of Clovelly lies Buck's Mills Beach.

Clovelly beach has excellent views of the North Devon coast and Bideford Bay and has several things of interest to explore, including an old lime kiln.

Parking is available in the village about half a mile inland. Dogs are permitted all year round.



 Cafe, shop or pub

 Family friendly

 Interesting geology

 Tourist information


OS Explorer Map 126: Clovelly & Hartland

OS Explorer Map 126: Clovelly & Hartland

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Hartland, Westward Ho!, Bideford and Holsworthy.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowWestward Ho!



arrowGreat Torrington



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:


	arrowWestward Ho!




Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Bideford, Torrington, Braunton and Bude.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:


	arrowClovelly Court Gardens



	arrowMilky Way Adventure Park

	arrowThe Big Sheep

	arrowBurton Art Gallery

	arrowRoyal North Devon Golf Club


	arrowHartland Abbey and Gardens

	arrowDocton Mill


	arrowGnome Reserve




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