Getting to and getting around Bideford

By Road

Bideford is quick and easy via the motorways or along the south coast of England. From Junction 27 of the M5, Torridge is a simple 45 minute drive along the A361 and A39.

Car Parks

There are a mix of 10 short and long stay car parks available in Bideford View a map of the car parks 

Charges apply 8am to 6pm every day including all bank holidays, with the exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day. 

The Pill offers free parking from 12pm (noon) Saturday until 8am Monday.

Tourist permits are a great option if you are on holiday or visiting friends or family in Torridge. They allow you to park in the majority of Torridge District Council car parks without restriction.

By Train or Bus

From Exeter a scenic trip along the Tarka Line brings passengers into Barnstaple. Frequent local bus services are then available to get you to your final destination.

Find out the lastest Bus or coach information 

Cycling and Walking

There are lots of cycle and walking paths including the Tarka Trail. View more here

Tourist Information

Our tourist information centre is conveniently located within the Burton Art Gallery,