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Find out more about our Ring & Ride service

Ring & Ride

The safety of our passengers is of upmost importance to us during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Please read our Ring & Ride Covid-19 protocols for our updated operating procedures with effect from 19th July 2021.

Ever thought about using the Ring & Ride and Shopmobility Services?

From 31st January to 31st March we are offering free taster sessions of Ring & Ride and Shopmobility for new and existing clients who have not used the service in many months.  To book your free taster session call us on 01271 328866, (registration and booking line open Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30pm.)


Ring & Ride provides a door to door service into Barnstaple for those who are frail, have a mobility problem or a disability (physical or sensory). For those in isolated areas we provide a means of access to all the facilities in Barnstaple town centre and in doing so also assist them in retaining their independence and providing the opportunity for shopping, social contact and new friendships.

A regular fortnightly timetable is operated. Please enquire by telephone about the availability and frequency of service in your area or download a timetable

We also operate a fortnightly Ring & Ride Social Trip calendar.  To find out when we are in your area and where we are going, please click here

Our wheelchair accessible minibus is available for private hire to approved groups.

What We Do


A service for anyone with mobility problems who needs help to get around the shops in Barnstaple.

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Ring & Ride

A regular door to door minibus service into Barnstaple for those who are frail, have a mobility problem, a disability (physical or sensory) or who are isolated within the community and are unable to use public transport or do not have independent means of travel.

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Cancer Care Car

A door to door car service for patients needing to travel to North Devon District Hospital for oncology related appointments or other cancer related appointments at local hospitals.

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Transport to Health (information)

Patients are expected to meet their own transport needs to and from hospital. Those requiring transport information and journeys should contact the Patient Transport Advice Service who can advise on transport opportunities in their area.

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Go North Devon relies on a number of fundraising activities to support the services it provides.

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Get involved

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We have a wonderful team of volunteers but we always need more to continue to provide our services.

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We are a charitable organisation and we rely on people’s generosity to enable us to keep our services running.

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Friends of Go North Devon

Go North Devon are always looking for new friends to support our fundraising.

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