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5. Topsham Ferry

Please note: The Topsham Ferry will not be operating on the weekend of 3rd and 4th March due to staff leave. The winter service will be available until Easter, when the summer timetable will commence.

The ferry runs across the river Exe, between the landing in Ferry Road, Topsham, and Topsham Lock on the western bank of the river. There is no road access to Topsham Lock but it is on the Exe Valley Way walking route.

Times of operation

These depend on tide and weather conditions, so please call 07801 203338 before travelling.

Summer (Easter to September)

Daily except Tuesdays
9.30am to 5.30pm (except at low tides)


Weekends and bank holidays
10.00am to 5.00pm (except at low tides)


One way fare £1.20 per person (under 5 years old free)
Dogs, bicycles, pushchairs etc 60p