What is Ring & Ride and can I use it? 

Our Ring & Ride service provides friendly accessible transport for people of all ages & abilities who are unable to easily access public transport. To use Ring & Ride, simply register your details with us initially and then pre-book your seat whenever you wish to join the bus. Where possible, we offer a “door-to-door” service and can accommodate passengers travelling in wheelchairs.  

What if I need to use a Scooter?  

We are unable to carry mobility scooters, but we can take you to our Shop & Leisure Mobility Centre in Tiverton on request. 

Where and when can I travel?

Our Ring & Ride service offers a weekday trip from neighbouring villages to local destination towns, arriving approximately 11am and departing approximately 1pm. Please click on the relevant link below for detail on our current routes to and from: 

Our Tiverton Ring & Ride covers the following parishes. 

Bampton

Bickleigh

Bolham

Bradninch

Brushford

Burlescombe

Cadleigh

Calverleigh

Clayhidon

Craze Lowman

Cove

Cullompton

Halberton

Hemyock

Loxbeare

Morebath

Pennymoor

Poughill

Puddington

Rackenford

Rewe

Rosemary Lane

Sampford Peverell

Shillingford

Silverton

Stoke Canon

Stoodleigh

Templeton

Thorverton

Tiverton

Uffculme

Uplowman

Washfield

Westleigh

Whitnage

Willand

Witheridge

Withleigh

Area 1= Willand, Uffculme, Hemyock, Westleigh, Clayhidon & Burlescombe

Area 2= Tiverton, Halberton, Willand, Uffculme, Whitnage, Sampford Peverell,  Cullompton & Uplowman

Area 3= Bradninch, Silverton, Rewe, Stoke Cannon, Thorverton & Bickleigh.

Area 4= Tiverton, Bampton, Stoodleigh, Cove, Shillingford, Bolham, Washfield, Brushford & Morebath.

Area 5= Tiverton, Templeton, Poughill, Withleigh, Witheridge, Loxbeare, Rackenford, Pennymoor, Puddington & Calverleigh

Monday

The following route runs to Tiverton every Monday

Starting from the Halberton area  approx. 9.10am via villages including Sampford Peverell Willand, UffculmeHemyock, WestleighClayhidon and Burlescombe. 

  • Return journey departs 1pm. 

 Tuesday  – Tiverton

The following route runs to Tiverton every Tuesday: 

  • Starting from the Halberton area approx. 9.15am via villages including Willand, Uffculme, WhitnageSampford Peverell, Cullompton and Uplowman. 
  • Return journey departs Tiverton 1pm. 

 Wednesday 

The following route runs to Tiverton every Wednesday: 

  • Starting from the Bickleigh area approx. 9.15am via villages including ThorvertonRewe, Stoke Canon, Silverton and Bradninch. 
  • Return journey departs Tiverton 1pm. 

 Thursday 

The following route runs to Tiverton every Thursday: 

  • Starting from the Bampton area approx. 9.00 via villages including Bampton, Stoodleigh, Cove, MorebathShillingfordBolhamWashfieldBrushford and Tiverton. 
  • Return journey departs Tiverton 1pm. 

 Friday 

The following route runs to Tiverton every Friday: 

  • Starting from the Calverleigh area approx. 9.15 via villages including Templeton, LoxbeareRackenfordPennymoorPoughillPuddington Witheridge, Withleigh and Tiverton. 
  • Return journey departs Tiverton 1pm. 

We are always looking to improve and trial new Ring & Ride services. Services could run fortnightly or monthly and we could consider alternating the destination or day of travel according to suggested preferences, if you think your area isn’t covered or have an idea of how to make the service better please contact us on 01884 242099 

How do I book? 

Call us on 01884 242099 (between 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday) or email us at mel@middevonmobility.org.uk.  Once registered, trips can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance but no later than 3pm the previous working day. 

How much does it cost? 

For most Ring & Ride services, we offer a fixed return fare from as little as £4.50. We are unable to accept the National Bus Pass initially, but hope to do so in future. 

How is Ring & Ride funded? 

Our Ring & Ride service is partially funded by Devon County and Mid Devon District Councils  – The remainder is funded through fares and donations, It is a service we provide it as part of our charitable objectives and public benefit to help improve transport opportunities to individuals within the community.