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Getting to the Hospital

North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 4JB

Tel No: 01271 322577
Fax No: 01271 311541
Minicom: 01271 322746

Please follow signposts to the hospital from most of the main routes into Barnstaple. The entrance to the car park is clearly signposted.

Click here for a floor plan map

It can sometimes be difficult to find a car parking space at our hospital. We suggest that, if possible, you and your visitors use public transport.

The Patient Transport Advice Service can provide comprehensive information on transport to and from local hospitals. It can also arrange ambulance transport if needed. Staff will ask you about your health and mobility, to check if you are eligible.

You may be eligible for patient transport assistance, if you:

  • are currently too unwell to use a car or public or community transport
  • need skilled help to leave your home
  • will require extra support on the journey

Tel: 0345 155 1009 (local rate call charges apply and are included in mobile bundles).

By bus

Stagecoach buses from Holsworthy, Bideford, Ilfracombe, South Molton and Torrington run to the hospital. Call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit www.traveline.org.uk for bus times.

Stagecoach buses – website: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/

Service 19 details

Service 9 details

Live buses, leaving North Devon District Hospital – you can also input your own postcode to find live buses near you.

Some Filers bus services also stop at North Devon District Hospital – http://www.filers.co.uk/bus.htm

By train

Barnstaple Railway Station is about three miles from the hospital. Stagecoach buses run from the station to the hospital.

By car

Follow signposts to the hospital from most of the main routes into Barnstaple. The entrance to the car park is clearly signposted. Drivers will need to take a ticket at the entrance barrier, then pay at one of the machines before returning to their car to leave. Please call our PALS office on 01271 314090 or for details of charges go here. There are weekly passes which work out at under £1 per day.

Disabled drivers who hold a blue badge can park free of charge in the bays clearly marked at the NDDH main entrance. Additional disabled parking is available in the main visitors’ car parking area, where parking charges apply. There are also a limited number of designated disabled badge-holder spaces at the entrance to most buildings on site.

If you are planning to drive yourself to the hospital, please check whether you will be fit to drive yourself home after your stay.

More Car Parking information here

By bicycle

If you would like to park your bicycle securely, please ask at the main entrance to the NDDH, as we have bike stands available.