Queen Victoria Fountain: This fountain was designed by the Queen’s cousin and erected along Clovelly’s main street in 1901.
Fisherman’s House: This small fishing cottage is one of two small museums in the village.
)As it turns out, people have been paying to visit this quaint North Devon fishing village since 1924.
If you’re looking to visit Clovelly yourself, then you should be aware that you have to pay a fee to visit the village (this includes parking, the chance to watch a short film about the history of the village, two small museums in Clovelly itself, and a trip to the nearby Clovelly Court Gardens).
Dedicated to writer Charles Kingsley, his book Westward Ho!
Indeed, one of the churches in the village dates all the way back to the late Norman period and remains one of the oldest building still standing in Clovelly.
In a rather rare occurrence, since the 13th Century, the village has been in the hands of just three families The current Clovelly Estate Company owns and manages the entire village today. John Rous who is a descendant of the Hamlyn family who have owned and managed the village since 1738.
Instead of small cobblestones, the rocks here are large, smooth and can be felt through shoes.
You definitely wouldn’t be able to wear high heels or flip-flops on these stones and I’m really glad I wore my trainers!