Knowstone Parish Council

Knowstone - East Knowstone - Roachill

Community bus AGM details and other useful bus information

The Community Bus Committee AGM is to be held on Thursday 16th May at 7.30 pm at The Stoodleigh Inn. Everyone is very welcome to attend but please telephone the Secretary, Jennie Chappell, on 01398 351 666 or e-mail her at so the committee can make sure they have enough sandwiches!

Using volunteer drivers, Exe Valley Market Bus runs each Tuesday and Friday morning from Oakford to Tiverton. To travel on this service, please telephone Colin Radford on 01884 881351 for more details and to reserve your seat.

The bus will run from Oakford to Barnstaple on the first Thursday of each month from Thursday 2nd July and to South Molton on all other Thursdays of the month via Roachill and Knowstone. The journey to Barnstaple has a request stop at the car park at Moortown Cross enabling passengers from other parishes to pick up the bus there. Ring Reg Howe on 01398 341508 to book your seat. Concessionary Bus Passes can be used.

The Bus is also available for private hire. Please ring Jennie Chappell on 01398 351 666 or e-mail her at for details.

The committee also run regular trips on the 1st Wednesday of each month and they do sometimes have spare seats - more information from Judith Govier on 01884 256325. All details are also on the website The committee would like to thank the volunteer drivers and committee who generously give their time to keep this service running – and most of all to thank the passengers for their loyal support. If you would like to join, either as a passenger or a driver, please ring either Colin or Jennie.