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5. Topsham Ferry

Please note: We plan to operate the ferry on the dates and times below (subject to low tides & weather)

Saturday 23 March - between 10:00 and 12:00 noon

Sunday 24 March - between 10:00 and 12:30

The weather forecast may lead to postponement or cancellation of ferry service. If in doubt please ring the ferry phone during the advertised times.

 


  

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

 

Times of operation

These depend on tide and weather conditions.

The ferryman can be contacted during advertised operating times on 07801 203338 .

Summer (Easter to September)

Daily except Tuesdays: 9.30am to 5.30pm (except at low tides, where different details will be posted at the top of this page)

Winter (October to Easter)

Weekends and bank holidays: 10.00am to 5.00pm or dusk if earlier (except at low tides, where different details will be posted at the top of this page)

 

Fares

One way fare £1.25 per person (under 5 years old free)

Dogs, bicycles, pushchairs etc 65p

(Customers with electric bicycles may have to wait to be taken separately to other passengers if ferry is busy)