FERRY STATUS

Please check the timetable for details on timings of the ferry service.

 

APPLEDORE START OF FERRY SERVICE

Please note that the published start of service for the ferry gives an indication when the ferry will pick up its onboard crew and passengers from Instow; the first ferry from Appledore will usually be about 10-15 minutes after the published timing. This only applies when there is one ferry operating.

Events

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Weather

Sunny

22°C

Torridge Estuary

Sunny

Humidity: 58%

Wind: 35.40 km/h

  • 25 May 2017

    Sunny 23°C 10°C

  • 26 May 2017

    Breezy 22°C 14°C

EVENTS CALENDAR

 

2017

APRIL

1 Launch of ferry service

9 Blessing of ferries 

MAY

JUNE

JULY

2 Bideford Rotary Water Festival

30 Appledore Instow Regatta

AUGUST

11-13 Appledore Summer Festival

13 Carnival

SEPTEMBER

22 Appledore Book Festival

OCTOBER

31 End of ferry season

 

 

 

 

 

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The following are links to other local sites which you may find useful.

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Discover The North Devon Maritime Museum which celebrates the heritage of this once vibrant ship-building village and its world-wide trading links from the time of the Vikings to the latest launches from the Appledore shipyard.

See the special exhibition of top-secret experiments carried out here in North Devon for the D Day landings during World War Two.

Click here to learn more

The South West Coast Path - www.southwestcoastpath.com - the coast path passes through Instow and Appledore.  It is possible to take the ferry across the estuary and link in to the coast path on either side.

The Tarka Trail - www.devon.gov.uk/tarkatrail - take the ferry from Appledore to Instow to join the Tarka Trail to go for a walk or take your bicycle on the ferry.

RNLI - www.appledorelifeboat.org.uk - visit the lifeboat station in Appledore, walk down Irsha Street to the lifeboat station and see the lifeboat in the estuary.

Appledore Book Festival - www.appledorebookfestival.co.uk - the Appledore book festival will be held from 23 September until 3 October 2016.  Check the website for the line up of events.

Appledore Instow Regatta - www.appledoreinstowregatta.org.uk - the regatta will take place on 14 August 2016, click on the website to see all the activities during this period.

Appledore Pirates - www.appledorepirates.org.uk - the Appledore Pirates are a not for profit organisation which organises a variety of events such as the carnival, a fireworks night and a torchlight procession.

Boat Stories - www.boatstories.co.uk - a website all about boats, marine life, fishing, boat trips, heritage boats and an events calendar for North Devon.

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