As well as the stunning coast line on our doorstep with its walks, there is a lot of other stuff going on too. Below are just some events nearby that may be of interest. If you need any other information about local happenings, please contact us.

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Docton Mill Gardens and Tea Room - 15 March - 5 October 10am - 5pm 

Hartland Hartbreaker - Sunday 6 May 2018 - 8 or 19 miles of heartbreak through coast paths, trails and bluebell fields. Starts at the Abbey at 11am.

HARTLAND CARNIVAL - seriously, not to be missed. A week of jolly japes culminating in the procession of floats through the village. Carnival week 6 - 11 August

Mini Legendary Grand Tour - raising money for Children's Hospice South West (small cars, big hearts). Sunday 26 August. About 200 minis go right past our front door - it's a hoot (pun intended).

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - due for release 20 April, was filmed in and around Hartland, Clovelly, Bideford and Saunton Sands. The house was used as a green room while they were filming - right outside! Starring Lily James, Michael Huisman, Sir Tom Courtenay and Katherine Parkinson to name but a few, find out why they chose this stunning area for the film (which obviously isn't Guernsey.....). See link on our Facebook page.

Budelicious Food Festival - 22-23 September

National Hill Climb Association - Hartland Quay 7 October

North Devon Food Fest - Sunday 21 October, Barnstaple Pannier Market

The Bush Inn at Morwenstow - offers a good programme of live music if that's your thang

Antiques & Collectables Charity Valuation Day - Tuesday 24th April - RHS Gardens

National Gardening Week - Passion for Plants - Saturday 28th April - RHS Gardens

Harris & Bugg - A Passion for Plants - Saturday 28th April - RHS Gardens

BBC Gardeners' Question Time - Monday 30th April - RHS Gardens

Spring Design for Living Fair - Friday 4th May - RHS Gardens

Plant Heritage Spring Fair - Friday 11th May - RHS Gardens

Bonsai Weekend - North Devon Bonsai Association - Friday 11th May - RHS Gardens

Rosemoor Live - An Evening Adam Henson - Tuesday 15th May - RHS Gardens

Rosemoor Live - An evening with The Fisherman's Friends - Thursday 17th May - RHS Gardens

Rosemoor Live - Chamber Ensemble of London - Friday 18th May - RHS Gardens

Seaweed Festival - Sunday, May 27 2018 - Clovelly

Clovelly Lecture - Saturday, June 9 2018 - Clovelly

Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Bronte - Sunday 24th June 7pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

Clovelly Maritime Festival - Saturday, July 14 2018 - Clovelly

Lundy Gig Row  - Sat. 14 July to Sun. 15 July 2018 - Clovelly

Woolsery Agricultural Show - Monday, July 30 2018 - Clovelly

Lifeboat Weekend - Sat. 4 to Sun. 5 August 2018 - Clovelly

The Pirates of Penzance’ by Gilbert and Sullivan - Wednesday 8th August 7pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

Doctor Dolittle’ by Hugh Lofting (5 yrs +) - Friday 10th August 5pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

The Midnight Gang’ by David Walliams - Wednesday 15th August 5pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

The Hound of the Baskervilles’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Wednesday 23rd August 7.30pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

The Winter’s Tale’ by William Shakespeare - Monday 27th August 5pm - Hartland Abbey & Gardens

Apple Day - Wednesday, October 24 2018 - Clovelly

Herring Festival - Sunday, November 18 2018 - Clovelly

Christmas Lights - Sunday, December 2 2018 - Clovelly

Boxing Day Barbecue - Wednesday, December 26 2018 - Clovelly

New Years Eve Fancy Dress Party - Monday, December 31 2018 - Clovelly