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Instow Parish Council

Community Information


Instow Community Primary School

Rectory Lane, Instow, Bideford, EX39 4LU
Tel: 01271 860545

Social, Sport & Community

All Saints Community Centre

All Saints Community Centre, located on Anstey Way, is available for meetings, exhibitions, parties, coffee mornings etc. There is a safe peaceful garden for the use of the public, which has playground equipment for younger children. Every Monday morning there is coffee, cake, tea, light lunches and company between 10.30am and 12.30pm. For bookings and enquiries 01271 861421
Tel: 01271 861421

Appledore-Instow ferry

Offering a regular crossing of the River Torridge the ferry provides an enjoyable means of visiting Appledore from Instow, avoiding the need to make a long journey by road. Sailing times and prices are available on its website.

Instow Arms

Set in the village of Instow, the Instow Arms is a restaurant and bar along the waterfront with outstanding views across the estuary.

Instow Twinning Association

Instow has been twinned with Arromanches-le-Bain since 1979. For more details please telephone or email.
Tel: 01271 860061

Instow Village Hall

Instow Village Hall is available to local residents for a wide range of purposes. Further details can be found on its website.

Johns Supermarket and Cafe

Supermarket, Deli and Cafe in Instow and in Appledore, supporting local producers

North Devon Cricket Club

Founded in 1823, North Devon Cricket Club may be found at the northern edge of the village near the sand dunes

North Devon Yacht Club

North Devon Yacht Club is very popular with residents of Instow and beyond.

Parish News

A free monthly magazine to which all local organisations are encouraged to contribute articles.

St John The Baptist Church and All Saints Chapel

St John The Baptist Church is an old medieval Church of England church in the village. Services are held every other Sunday, except when there are joint services within the Mission Community of Westleigh, Instow and Fremington. During the winter months these services are sometimes held at All Saints Chapel which is in the centre of the village and acts as a community centre and place of worship.

If you would like to contact either St John The Baptist Church or All Saints Chapel, the church warden is Mrs Carole Roberts. For service times, visit the A Church Near You website.

Tel: 01271 860710

The Boathouse

The Boathouse is a beach bar and restaurant overlooking the Torridge Estuary with stunning sea views

The Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel in Instow overlooks the estuary and offers accommodation with a restaurant, bar and garden and free private parking.

The Quay Inn

The Quay Inn is a public house and restaurant in Instow with outstanding views of Appledore and Bideford

Wayfarer Inn

Family friendly Inn serving good food on Lane End in Instow. Outside garden and very dog friendly. Has several lovely rooms for letting.
Tel: 01271 860342

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