It must be more than 50 years since I visited Clovelly before and although the village has changed little, of course the visitor centre and the entry charges have been added... read more
Clovelly, North Devon. World famous for our cobbled, traffic-free street,...
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 in a 400' high cliff, tumbles its way down past whitewashed cottages festooned with flowers to the tiny working port.
It is famous for its donkeys, which traditionally carry goods up the hill; sledges bring things down. There are links with Charles Kingsley, Turner, Dickens and the Spanish Armada.