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Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt. 

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North Devon Open Top Bus Sightseeing

Explore North Devon by Open Top Bus

Buses will be launched from Summer 2021 View timetable here


Brand new for the 2021 Summer Season, we’re introducing a new open top service to North Devon. The open top service operates hourly between Braunton, Saunton, Croyde and Croyde Bay Ruda, and is supplemented by our 21 service to give a 30 minute frequency.

North Devon is packed with quality surfer beaches, quaint country villages, nature reserves and busy towns. Our brand new open top bus connects the county’s holiday hot spots, whilst allowing you to take in the stunning coastal scenery before visiting a variety of the county’s experiences and attractions.


For unlimited travel across the day on any of our buses in North Devon, just buy our North Devon Dayrider ticket. You can buy directly from the stagecoach bus app, or from the driver when you board, it’s £3.10 for a child or £4.80 for an adult. If you’re out with family or friends; grab the group ticket for £9.60 for up to 5 people travelling together.


So whether you’re taking in the views and relaxing on board, or if you want to hop on and hop off to visit attractions in the area- we’ve got a ticket for you.


North Devon Open Top Bus Sightseeing Route Map 

Days out on the North Devon Wave

If you’re looking for places to go in North Devon then the North Devon Wave open top bus can connect you to a variety of places of interest in the area:


  • Braunton is a charming but busy village, situated in the heart of North Devon, sandwiched between the busy town of Barnstaple and breath taking coastline. Our open top bus connects the village to the sandy, surfer haven beaches of Saunton and Croyde. Saunton is backed by sand dunes, stretches over 2.5 miles and has the fantastic Beachside Grill restaurant whilst  Croyde is surfer-central in North Devon and stretches over 5 miles.
  • The 21C stops on the doorstep of one of the finest holiday parks in North Devon; Ruda in Croyde Bay has been described as the perfect location for a beach holiday in the South West. The park is situated very close to the picturesque Croyde Village and set right by Croyde Bay Beach, which is one of Devon’s best surfing spots. Families can also enjoy a variety of activities on the parks doorstep.

Activities may be closed currently due to the National Lockdown. Please directly with the attractions before you travel.