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Clovelly Village

Off the A39 | Nr Bideford, Devon, Clovelly EX39 5TA, England
(01237) 431 781
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Clovelly
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Fee: Yes
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Hertfordshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We pre- arranged to have a guided tour of the village and met our guide Jana at the top. We had a very interesting tour with lots of information and history of the place given to us. The village was lovely and thoroughly enjoyable. Thanks to Jana who was very patient and took her time with us we probably learned... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Clovelly is well worth visiting. The village 'tumbles' down the hillside to the small harbour and there are many attractive cottages, shops and pubs. There is a huge car park at the top and visitors pass through a modern retail building where payment for the car park/village is taken. Whilst this does not detract from the village it is not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Entrance charge nearly £7 is very excessive. No concessions. One staff member at till seemed flustered and not very helpful just handed a couple of leaflets in answer to our queries. Cobbles must be lethal in wet conditions. A few shops but not making the most of location - quite tacky some of them. Cottage gardens could have been tidier.... More

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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

I am local & like to visit the village once a year! Very quaint and picturesque and it never changes! Nice big cafe in the entrance area and souvenir shop was good! Nice gentleman working in there! Steep hill down and You can explore inside some of the buildings and the pubs and cafes/shops are nice! We had a pint... More

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South Coast
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Would recommend passing through the tacky visitor centre as quickly as you can and hit the cobbles down into the village. Very picturesque and peaceful when we visited but would imagine it would not be as pleasant in high season. Wear trainers or walking shoes and if you pace yourself you'll be pleased that you made the journey up and... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We visited Clovelly Village during our motorbike-tour through Cornwall and Wales and we liked this place a lot. But most impressive was the staff on the entrance, a best reference for this museum-like village: spontaneously the lady there offered us to take our warm bikerclothes into custody , so we could fully enjoy our visit on this warm indian-summer-day. This... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

An historic village unspoilt by modern development. Steep cobbled streets with lovely stone buildings & not forgetting the resident donkeys!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Fine place to visit. Steep but worth a visit. Plenty of places to eat drink. Need good shoes for grip.

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Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We chose a great day to visit. Cool and sunny. Steep hill to waters edge, so caution for those with difficulty walking or breathing. Picturesque walk down and up. Enjoyed a few pints at waters edge. Found some nice local pottery, but worked up quite a sweat on the walk. Highly recommended if physically able.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Having to pay to visit a Village what a rip off visit the Cotswolds its Free only have to pay to Park. Biggest fiddle in Devon. Shame on you John Rous

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