Clovelly Quay - A Devonian Treasure
Amid constant rain and gusting wind my cliffside shelter gave me the perfect vantage point for when the sun came out over the Devonian Treasure that is Clovelly Quay.
Nestled on the rugged North Devon coast, Clovelly is a little village that appears to have been in its own little time warp for the past hundred or so years.
In the summer months the impossibly steep cobbled streets and ancient houses (only 7 in the village are not listed) are awash with tourists and friendly donkeys. The whole village is a monument to bygone days where fishermen come home to a warm cottage and enjoy a pint in the Red Lion that sits on the Quay.
Only 400-ish people live in the village. He village is owned by John Rous, whose family have owned the place since the early 1700’s.
Attractions include the beautiful traditional quay and associated boats and lifeboat station. Views out to sea extend up the Bristol Channel and include Lundy Island. Clovelly is well worth a visit to see the crafts, museum, boat trips, tours and Court Gardens.
My visit to Clovelly Quay was very different
My iPhone has said broken sun and cloud with occasional drizzle. Actually it was raining so hard that by the time I had walked across the carpark to the entrance of the village (no cars) I was wet through. Having purchased a ticket to enter the main street I made my way to the quay.
Then something happened
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