21 - Ilfracombe or Barnstaple to Appledore or Westward Ho! via Braunton

Variation history

    • Received 25 Sep 23
    • Effective 29 Oct 23
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    Introduction of 15:40 21C departure from Barnstaple Bus Station to Croyde Bay and Return at 16:50 Monday to Saturday. Withdrawal of School day 7:55 21C departure from Georgeham via Southmead School, and 14:50 School day variation and return of departure time from Barnsatple to 14:40 to match the clockface departure time form the rest of the day. Departure times of Short 21 journey from Bideford to Barnstaple between 08:30 and 18:30 to fall in line with 15 minutes headway of combined 21/21A. (except 17:25 departure) Withdrawal of 00:27 21A extension from Barnstaple to Ilfracombe Monday to Saturday as it was previously added in error. No changes to 921, 815 or 821 services.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 821 / 815 / 21C / 921 / 21A / 21 effective from 29 October 2023. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 7 Aug 23
    • Effective 3 Sep 23
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    timetable vary

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21C / 21A / 21 / 815 / 821 / 921 effective from 03 September 2023. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 21 Jul 23
    • Effective 3 Sep 23
    • Registered

    Introduce reduced frequency timetable for “off season” period. Daytime frequency reduced to hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford. Service 21C reduces to hourly frequency (Mon-Sat) with some journeys serving Braunton Academy during School Terms.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21A / 921 / 21C / 815 / 821 effective from 03 September 2023. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 19 Jul 23
    • Effective 3 Sep 23
    • Withdrawn

    Introduce reduced frequency timetable for “off season” period. Daytime frequency reduced to hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford. Service 21C reduces to hourly frequency (Mon-Sat) with some journeys serving Braunton Academy during School Terms.

    • Received 19 May 23
    • Effective 2 Jul 23
    • Registered

    Additional journeys added to service 21C until 2nd Sept 2023

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21A / 21C / 815 / 821 / 921 effective from 02 July 2023. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 21 Feb 23
    • Effective 2 Apr 23
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    Introduce increased frequency timetable for Summer period. Mon-Fri frequency increased during daytime to operate every 30 minutes between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho!, and Barnstaple & Appledore, with a combined 15minutes frequency between Barnstaple and Bideford. Saturday daytime frequency increased to operate hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford. Re-introduction of Open Top journeys between Barnstaple & Croyde Bay (Ruda) on Ser 21C to operate until 2nd September 2023. Two hourly service between Barnstaple and Georgeham to be resumed from 3rd September.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 921 / 821 / 815 / 21C / 21A effective from 02 April 2023. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 20 Feb 23
    • Effective 2 Apr 23
    • Withdrawn
    • Short notice

    Introduce increased frequency timetable for Summer period. Mon-Fri frequency increased during daytime to operate every 30 minutes between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho!, and Barnstaple & Appledore, with a combined 15minutes frequency between Barnstaple and Bideford. Saturday daytime frequency increased to operate hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford. Re-introduction of Open Top journeys between Barnstaple & Croyde Bay (Ruda) on Ser 21C to operate until 2nd September 2023. Two hourly service between Barnstaple and Georgeham to be resumed from 3rd September.

    • Received 17 Feb 23
    • Effective 2 Apr 23
    • Withdrawn

    Introduce increased frequency timetable for Summer period. Mon-Fri frequency increased during daytime to operate every 30 minutes between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho!, and Barnstaple & Appledore, with a combined 15minutes frequency between Barnstaple and Bideford. Saturday daytime frequency increased to operate hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford. Re-introduction of Open Top journeys between Barnstaple & Croyde Bay (Ruda) on Ser 21C to operate until 2nd September 2023. Two hourly service between Barnstaple and Georgeham to be resumed from 3rd September.

    • Received 13 Sep 22
    • Effective 30 Oct 22
    • Registered

    Introduce reduced frequency timetable. Frequency reduced during evenings and Sundays to operate hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho!, and Barnstaple & Appledore, with a combined 30 minutes frequency between Barnstaple and Bideford. Daytime frequency reduced to hourly between Ilfracombe & Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe and Appledore, with additional “short” journeys to provide combined 15 minute frequency between Barnstaple & Georgeham. Removal of Open Top journeys between Barnstaple & Croyde Bay (Ruda) on Ser 21C.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 821 / 815 / 921 / 21C / 21 / 21A effective from 30 October 2022. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 3 Mar 22
    • Effective 10 Apr 22
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    Timetable variation

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 921 / 815 / 21C / 821 / 21 / 21A effective from 10 April 2022. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 24 Feb 22
    • Effective 10 Apr 22
    • Withdrawn

    Timetable variation

    • Received 10 Dec 21
    • Effective 23 Jan 22
    • Registered

    Timetable change

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21 / 21A / 21A / 21C / 21C / 921 / 815 / 821 effective from 23 January 2022. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 17 Sep 21
    • Effective 31 Oct 21
    • Registered

    Reduce 21C out of summer season

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 21C / 21CB / 815 / 821 / 921 effective from 31 October 2021. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 24 May 21
    • Effective 5 Jul 21
    • Registered

    Register timetable as permanent post covid lockdown as well as adding 21C to Ruda and increase Devon Sunday service

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 21C / 815 / 821 / 921 / 21CB effective from 05 July 2021. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 26 Mar 20
    • Effective 30 Mar 20
    • End 31 Aug 20
    • Expired
    • Short notice

    Temporary timetable variation due to Coronavirus

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 815 / 921 / 821 effective from 30 March 2020. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 25 Nov 19
    • Effective 15 Dec 19
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To revise the 0545 from Appledore (MF) to connect with the train at Barnstaple Rail Station and to amend the 0640 (MF) journey from Westward Ho! to connect with Service 19 to North Devon District Hospital.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 815 / 921 / 821 effective from 15 December 2019. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 20 Nov 19
    • Effective 15 Dec 19
    • Withdrawn
    • Short notice

    To revise the 0545 from Appledore (MF) to connect with the train at Barnstaple Rail Station and to amend the 0640 (MF) journey from Westward Ho! to connect with Service 19 to North Devon District Hospital.

    • Received 17 Sep 19
    • Effective 27 Oct 19
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To revise Saturday morning and Sunday evening journeys

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 815 / 921 / 821 effective from 27 October 2019. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 13 Sep 19
    • Effective 27 Oct 19
    • Withdrawn

    To revise Saturday morning and Sunday evening journeys

    • Received 12 Jul 19
    • Effective 2 Sep 19
    • Registered

    To re-introduce the winter timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 815 / 921 / 821 effective from 02 September 2019. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 11 Jun 19
    • Effective 28 Jul 19
    • Registered

    To increase frequency to Croyde and running time to Braunton for the High Summer

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A effective from 28 July 2019. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 12 Apr 19
    • Effective 26 May 19
    • Registered

    To revise route and timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A / 815 / 921 / 821 effective from 26 May 2019. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 14 Feb 19
    • Effective 25 Feb 19
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To revise Service 815 morning jjourney to ensure an on time arrival at Park School

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 921 / 815 / 821 / 21A effective from 25 February 2019. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 8 Feb 19
    • Effective 25 Feb 19
    • Withdrawn
    • Short notice

    To revise Service 815 to operate 9 mins earlier from Bideford to ensure an ontime arrival at Park School

    • Received 6 Jun 18
    • Effective 3 Sep 18
    • Registered

    To re-introduce the Winter timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 921 / 815 / 821 / 21A effective from 03 September 2018. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 6 Jun 18
    • Effective 23 Jul 18
    • End 2 Sep 18
    • Expired

    To introduce the Summer timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A effective from 23 July 2018. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 21 Nov 17
    • Effective 2 Jan 18
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To correct the School Term and Holiday journeys

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 921 / 815 / 821 / 21A effective from 02 January 2018. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 6 Nov 17
    • Effective 2 Jan 18
    • Registered

    To revise the timetable to improve reliability

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 921 / 815 / 821 / 21A effective from 02 January 2018. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 7 Jul 17
    • Effective 4 Sep 17
    • Registered

    To reintroduce the Winter timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 815 / 821 / 921 / 21A effective from 04 September 2017. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 26 May 17
    • Effective 24 Jul 17
    • Registered

    To revise timetable for peak summer

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21 / 21 / 21A effective from 24 July 2017. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 7 Nov 16
    • Effective 3 Jan 17
    • Registered

    To revise route and timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/815/821/921 effective from 03-Jan-2017. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 8 Jul 16
    • Effective 5 Sep 16
    • Registered

    To reintroduce the Winter timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/21C/921/922 effective from 05-Sep-2016. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 27 May 16
    • Effective 25 Jul 16
    • Registered

    To increase running time bertwwen Barnstaple and Braunton. To operate additional journeys to Croyde Bay

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/21C effective from 25-Jul-2016. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 3 Feb 16
    • Effective 29 Mar 16
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To revise route and timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/21C/921/922 effective from 29-Mar-2016. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 2 Jul 15
    • Effective 1 Sep 15
    • Registered

    To re-instate the Winter timetable

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 01-Sep-2015. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 29 May 15
    • Effective 27 Jul 15
    • Registered

    To introduce the Summer Service, additional journeys to Croyde Bay and revised timetable.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 27-Jul-2015. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 6 Mar 15
    • Effective 3 May 15
    • Registered

    To revise timetable to improve reliability To add a Mon-Sat evening journey to Croyde

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 03-May-2015. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 4 Jul 14
    • Effective 1 Sep 14
    • Registered

    To revise timetable and to extend Service 21A to Croyde and Georgeham to replace service 308

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 01-Sep-2014. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 29 May 14
    • Effective 28 Jul 14
    • Registered

    To revise timetable for the Summer for reliability. To terminate daytime Service 21A buses at Barnstaple Bus Station instead of Green Lanes

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 28-Jul-2014. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 15 Feb 13
    • Effective 15 Apr 13
    • Registered

    To revise timetable, to terminate most Service 21A buses at Green Lanes Shopping Centre, Barnstaple.

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 15-Apr-2013. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 29 Aug 12
    • Effective 23 Sep 12
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    To revise start date to 23rd September at the request of Devon County Council to replace withdrawn First Service, to amend running times for reliability

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 23-Sep-2012. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 24 Jul 12
    • Effective 24 Sep 12
    • Registered

    To revise timetable and route

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 24-Sep-2012. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 2 Feb 12
    • Effective 2 Apr 12
    • Registered

    On schooldays revise 0730 Westward Ho! to Park School & extend 1443 from Ilfracombe to Park School and Appledore, replacing 1530 Park School - Appledore journey

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 02-Apr-2012. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 9 Nov 11
    • Effective 9 Jan 12
    • Registered

    Retime certain morning peak and evening services, with 2 morning journeys starting at Northam instead of Bideford

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 09-Jan-2012. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 15 Jul 11
    • Effective 19 Sep 11
    • Registered

    Add journeys to/from Ilfracombe & revise terminal points

    Operating between Ilfracombe or Barnstaple and Appledore or Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A effective from 19-Sep-2011. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 24 Mar 11
    • Effective 23 May 11
    • Registered

    Withdraw journeys to/from Torrington & Dolton

    Operating between Barnstaple and Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/21a effective from 23-May-2011. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 11 Feb 11
    • Effective 11 Apr 11
    • Registered

    Withdraw from hospital, withdraw evening jnys to Appledore, add Sundays

    Operating between Barnstaple and Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/21a/315 effective from 11-Apr-2011. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 3 Mar 10
    • Effective 4 May 10
    • Registered

    To extend journeys to North Devon Hospital and divert certain jouneys during School Terns to serve Park School

    Operating between Barnstaple and Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/315 effective from 04-May-2010. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 26 Aug 09
    • Effective 26 Oct 09
    • Registered

    Monday to Saturday up to 15 minutes

    Operating between Barnstaple and Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/315 effective from 26-Oct-2009. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 2 Jul 09
    • Effective 10 Aug 09
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    Monday to Saturday up to 15 minutes

    Operating between Barnstaple and Westward Ho! given service number 21/21A/315 effective from 10-Aug-2009. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 2 Jun 09
    • Effective 20 Jul 09
    • Registered
    • Short notice

    Mondays to Saturdays except Bank Holidays, upto every 15 mins

    • Received 28 May 09
    • Effective 27 Jul 09
    • Withdrawn

    Mondays to Saturdays except Bank Holidays, upto every 15 mins

    • Received 19 May 09
    • Effective 20 Jul 09
    • Registered

    Mondays to Saturdays except Bank Holidays, upto every 15 mins

    Operating between Barnstaple and Bideford/Dolton/Westward Ho! given service number 21/315 effective from 20-Jul-2009. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 20 Apr 09
    • Effective 10 Nov 08
    • Registered

    Monday to Saturday approx 20 min service

    • Received 20 Apr 09
    • Effective 6 Apr 09
    • Registered

    Daily, uo to 10 journeys

    • Received 20 Apr 09
    • Effective 6 Apr 09
    • Registered

    Mondays to Saturdays up to 15 minute headway

    • Received 5 Feb 09
    • Effective 6 Apr 09
    • Registered

    To revise running times to give reliability during the day
    To revise the 2112 Torrington to Barnstaple journey to operate at 2245
    To revise the 2235 Barnstaple to Torrington journey to operate at 2150
    To operate and additional journey to Dolton as serv

    Operating between BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION and BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO! given service number 21/315 effective from 06-Apr-2009. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 14 Nov 08
    • Effective 12 Jan 09
    • Registered

    To add the following journeys as service 315
    21:12 Great Torrington - Barnstaple
    22:35 Barnstaple - Great Torrington
    Revise route in accordance with these variationas

    Operating between BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION and BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO! given service number 21 effective from 12-Jan-2009. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 11 Sep 08
    • Effective 10 Nov 08
    • Registered

    To revise daytime timetable to offer 15 minute frequency

    Operating between BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION and BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO! given service number 21 effective from 10-Nov-2008. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 4 Jul 08
    • Effective 1 Sep 08
    • Registered

    Revised timetable

    Operating between BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION and BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO! given service number 21/21A/21B/21C/21E effective from 01-Sep-2008. To amend Timetable.

    • Received 3 Aug 07
    • Effective 30 Sep 07
    • Registered

    Revised timetable and route

    Operating between BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION and BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO! given service number 21/21A/21B/21C/21E effective from 30-Sep-2007. To amend Route and Timetable.

    • Received 29 Mar 07
    • Effective 27 May 07
    • Registered

    From: BARNSTAPLE BUS STATION
    To: BIDEFORD/ATLANTIC VILLAGE/WESTWARD HO!
    Via: BICKINGTON, FREMINGTON, INSTOW
    Name or No: 21/21A/21B/21C/21E
    Service Type: Normal Stopping
    Effective Date: 27-May-2007

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