Appledore from Instow

North Devon Maritime Museum Appledore

Odun Road, Appledore, Devon, EX39 1PT

Practical information

Last admission is one hour before closing time. This is to enable you to make the most of the Museum. Disabled access is limited to the ground floor only. Children (5 - 16) must be accompanied by an adult.


Parties are most welcome outside of opening hours, by appointment. Please contact us to arrange this.



By Car: From Barnstaple or North Cornwall, take the A39 to Bideford. At the roundabout on the Bideford side of the Torridge Bridge follow the signs to Appledore. On descent into Appledore, turn left at the Museum brown sign. Use EX39 1PT on your GPS.


Parking: A Pay & Display car park is situated opposite the Museum.


By Bus: Regular bus services run from Barnstaple via Bideford and Northam to Appledore. The bus stops adjacent to Odun Road.


By Train: Regular services run from Exeter to Barnstaple with a connecting bus service to Appledore.


Walking/Cycling: The museum is close to the South West Coastal Path and The Tarka Trail.

We are open daily from April until November 10.30 am till 5pm

Opening Times