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Topsham Ferry

Exeter City Council Topsham Ferry (by Passage House, Ferry Road)

Our ferry runs across the river Exe, between the landing in Ferry Road at Topsham, and Topsham Lock on the western bank of the river.

Please note: The Exeter City Council Service is separate to the Topsham to Turf Ferry which runs independently

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

Payments for use of the ferry can be made on board using contactless cards or cash.

September

  • Tue 14 September CLOSED
  • Wed 15 September CLOSED
  • Thu 16 September 10.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Fri 17 September 12.00 to 5.30 pm
  • Sat 18 September 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Sun 19 September 9.30 am to 10.30 am and 2.30 pm to 5.30pm
  • Mon 20 September 9.30 am to 11.15 am and 3.15 pm to 5.30pm
  • Tue 21 September CLOSED
  • Wed 22 September CLOSED
  • Thu 23 September 9.30 am to 1.00 pm
  • Fri 24 September 10.00 am to 1.30 pm
  • Sat 25 September 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
  • Sun 26 September 9.30 am to 2.15 pm
  • Mon 27 September 9.30 am to 2.30 pm
  • Tue 28 September CLOSED
  • Wed 29 September CLOSED
  • Thu 30 September CLOSED

October (weekends and half term only)

  • Fri 1 October 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Sat 2 Oct 11.00 am to 5.30 pm
  • Sun 3 Oct 12.30 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Sat 9 Oct 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
  • Sun 10 Oct 9.30 am to 2.00 pm
  • Sat 16 Oct 11.45 am to 5.30pm
  • Sun 17 Oct 12.45 pm to 5.30pm
  • Sat 23 Oct 9.30 am to 1.00 pm
  • Sun 24 Oct 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
  • Mon 25 Oct 9.30 am to 1.45 pm (Devon schools half term)
  • Tue 26 Oct CLOSED
  • Wed 27 Oct CLOSED
  • Thu 28 Oct 9.30 am to 3.30 pm (Devon schools half term )
  • Fri 29 Oct 9.30 am to 4.30 pm (Devon schools half term)
  • Sat 30 Oct 9.30 am to 5.30pm
  • Sun 31 Oct 10.30 am to 5.30 pm

November (weekends only)

  • Sat 6 Nov CLOSED
  • Sun 7 Nov CLOSED
  • Sat 13 Nov 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Sun 14 Nov 10.00 am to 5.30 pm
  • Sat 20 Nov CLOSED
  • Sun 21 Nov CLOSED
  • Sat 27 Nov 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
  • Sun 28 Nov 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

 


 

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.

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

 

Fares

One way fare £1.30 per person (under 5 years old free)

Dogs, bicycles, pushchairs etc 70p

Water Taxi to other vessels (at Ferryman’s discretion) £5.00

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

When this content has been updated

Last updated 14 September 2021