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|TRAVELLING TO NORTH DEVON BY|
ROAD: Appledore is just off the A39 - 3 miles from Bideford in the direction of Westward Ho! From Barnstaple take the A39 towards Bideford and Bude. At the roundabout, just over the main river bridge, Nr. Bideford take the 3rd exit onto Heywood road and sign posted to Westward Ho! Just after a mile turn right into Churchill Way and follow the signs into Appledore (less than half
a mile). Useful maps and extensive directions can be obtained from the following websites:
TRAIN: Barnstable, just six miles from Appledore has a train station with regular connections to Exeter - approximately one hour. Exeter provides main line station facilities and regular direct trains to London and beyond. Times, ticket information and online booking available at:
COACH: National Express Coaches operate regular services to both Barnstaple and Bideford.
For full details, journey planner and timetables visit their website:
AIR: Exeter International Airport is approximately 40 miles from Appledore. Connection flights to/from most UK airports are available including Heathrow and Gatwick. Car hire is readily available with Avis Car Hire within the airport terminal or can be pre-booked online:
|LOCAL TRANSPORT IN APPLEDORE |
BUSES: There are regularly daily buses departing from Appledore (outside The Seagate Hotel
on The Quay) to both Bideford and Barnstaple. For a full timetable visit:
TAXIS: Taxis are readily available but do need to be pre-booked. A range of companies provide a good local service and are also available for airport/railway transfers:
|LOCAL SHOPS AND FACILITIES IN APPLEDORE|
Appledore is a traditional North Devon fishing village with a relaxed pace of life. A range of local shops include a post office, co-op, newsagents, butchers and fish & chip shop. For supermarkets and high street shopping you will need to visit nearby Bideford, just three miles away.
|PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Nine The Quay: The restaurant offers an imaginative menu in a relaxed and friendly setting.
With spectacular views over the estuary, A favourite with locals and visitors alike.
The Beaver Inn, Irsha Street: Beautiful views from the restaurant and riverside patio. Good food specialising in locally caught fish, plus a varied international menu. Children welcome.
The Royal George Inn, Irsha Street: Varied menu with good fish specialities, very popular, very scenic location, right on the estuary.
Coach and Horses, Market Street: A traditional pub offering real ales and live entertainment.