Scenic village of Clovelly where villagers use donkeys and sledges to climb steep lanes.
Various views from sea of Clovelly, village nestling amongst cliffs. Top shot showing two houses and sea wall. C/U of sign: "All motor vehicles prohibited". M/S of steep stepped lane. General view of main street. A milkman carries milk cans on yoke, walks down street and stops at house. C/U of milkman putting cans at front door. C/U of yoke. C/U of milkman pouring milk. M/S of milkman picking up cans and walking off. Back view milkman continuing on his way.
Top view dustman driving donkey drawn dustcart up roadway. M/S of dustman emptying pail of rubbish into bag. C/U of dustman going on his way, picking up more rubbish and putting in sack. C/U of donkey. Back view dustman and donkey climbing up steep gradient road.
Various shots of 2 men pulling sledge loaded with boxes down street. M/S of men loading fish baskets on to donkey, they lead the donkey off. Back view donkey and men picking their way across beach. C/U of 2 children watching. Top shot donkey's feet climbing up road. M/S of 2 men and donkey walking through archway.
General view of pram-sleigh hitched to donkey. M/S of woman coming from house towards. Woman puts baby into pram sleigh and straps it in. M/S of woman leading off donkey. Back view infant in pram-sleigh. General view of mother, donkey and child wending their way up the street. M/S of man rolling barrel of beer out of pub and placing it on donkey. General view pan Clovelly Bay with old fisherman smoking pipe in foreground.