Local Information

Transport Information

There are a number of transport links available in or around South Molton. Buses are available to other local towns and villages, as well as major cities. There is no train station in South Molton, but a train to Exeter (stopping off at many different locations) is available from Barnstaple Train Station.

Train Stations Contact Details
Barnstaple Train Station: Trains to Exeter http://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/barnstaple-to-exeter
Tiverton Parkway: Trains from all over the UK http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/tvp.html
Buses Contact Details
To Barnstaple: Opposite The Kings Arms http://www.travelinesw.com/swe/
To London & North Molton: Outside Belkin Flooring, Broad St http://www.travelinesw.com/swe/
Car Parks Contact Details
Central Car Park: Suitable for long stay, caravans and trailers http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/
Pannier Market: Broad Street – Short stay
Sheep Pen Area Car Park: Southley Road – Short stay http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/
Taxi’s Contact Details
A & L Taxis: Pathfield Business Park, South Molton 01769 572169http://www.aandl-taxis.co.uk/
South Molton Taxi Service: South Molton 01769 573636http://www.southmoltontaxis.co.uk/


There are several doctors and small hospitals nearby, whilst the North Devon District hospital in Barnstaple has the area’s main Accident & Emergency department.

Chemists Contact Details
Boots: Broad St, South Molton 01769 572576http://www.boots.com/en/Store-Locator/Boots-South-Molton/
Day Lewis: The Square, South Molton 01769 572528http://www.thomsonlocal.com/Day%20Lewis/
Hospitals Contact Details
North Devon District Hospital (A&E): Raleigh Park, Barnstaple 01271 322577http://www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/hospitals/nddh/
South Molton Community Hospital: Widgery Drive 01769 572164http://www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/hospitals/community/south-molton-hospital/
Doctors Contact Details
Health Centre: South Molton 01769 573101http://www.southmoltonhealthcentre.co.uk/
East Street Surgery: South Molton 01769 573811http://www.eaststreetsurgery.co.uk/
Vets Contact Details
Horsepond Veterinary Centre: Horsepond Meadow 01769 572226http://www.northdevonvets.co.uk/practices/south-molton/
Market Veterinary Centre: Southly Road 01769 572176http://www.marketvets.co.uk/


We have local police station in South Molton on New Road, whilst the main police station for the area is in Barnstaple. As with all emergency services, only call 999 in an emergency. For non-urgent situations, call 101.

Police Station Contact Details
Barnstaple Police Station Raleigh Park, Barnstaple Non-urgent enquiries call 0845 2777444 or 101. For emergencies dial 999http://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/ContactUs/EnquiryOffice/


Many of the major banking organisations have branches in South Molton. See below for a full list and contact them directly for opening times, or visit their website.

Local Banks Contact Details
Barclays: Broad Street, South Molton 0845 7555555http://ask.barclays.co.uk/branchfinder/
Lloyds: East Street, South Molton 0845 3000000http://www.lloydstsb.com/branch_locator/search.asp
Natwest: Broad Street, South Molton 0845 6101234http://locator.natwest.com/index.html


There are several churches in South Molton for different religious beliefs. On special occasions, united services between some of the churches are held.

Churches Contact Details
Baptist Church: New Road, South Molton 01769 574365http://southmoltonbaptistchurch.co.uk/
Catholic Church of St Joseph East Street, South Molton 01271 343321http://barnstaplecatholicchurch.com/
Gospel Hall: South Street, South Molton 01769 572908http://www.gospelhall.org.uk/assemblies/smolton/
Methodist Church: Duke Street, South Molton 01769 572637http://www.southmoltonmethodistchurch.org.uk/
Church of England: Parish Church, South Molton 01769 572637http://www.achurchnearyou.com/south-molton

Other Services

Below is a list of other services which do not fit into any of the other categories. If you have something you wish to add to this list, then please let us know.

Service Contact Details
Town Clerk’s Office: East Street, South Molton 01769 572501http://www.southmoltontowncouncil.co.uk/
Post Office: Broad Street, South Molton 01769 579256http://www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-finderhttp://www.postofficesnearme.co.uk
Library: 125 East Street, South Molton 01769 579256http://www.devon.gov.uk/south_molton_library
Public Toilets: South Molton Located under the Guildhall Arches