The Red Lion

“Very comfortable stay in lovely spot on the water's edge” - AA Inspector



Official Rating
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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Currently not open - no planned open date at this time

Our Inspector's view

'Idyllic' is the word that best describes the harbour-side setting of the charming 18th-century Red Lion inn, with the famous fishing village forming a spectacular backdrop. The bedrooms are stylish and all enjoy delightful views across the bay or harbour. The inn's Harbour Restaurant offers freshly caught lobsters, crabs and fish straight from the village's local fishermen. The Harbour bar and snug offer an eclectic variety of dishes, locally sourced, throughout the day and evenings. The harbour buzzes with the activities of the local fishermen and visitors during the day, and locals in the evening.

The Red Lion
The Quay,CLOVELLY,Nr Bideford,EX39 5TF
Phone : 01237 431237


  • Rooms 17
  • Family bedrooms: 5
  • Bedrooms ground: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Holds a civil ceremony licence

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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