Directions to The Island – 01884 254899 – EX16 4LA

 

 

(A )  From M5 – Junction 27

 

Follow the Link Road from the M5 for about 5 miles.

Take the first exit, sign-posted A396 for “Tiverton” and “Bickleigh”.

Turn left at  the top of the slip road, for the Town Centre

Pass straight over the next roundabout (McDonalds) – following signs for the Town Centre and the Canal.

Pass under a footbridge and at the next roundabout turn right, still following signs “Bickleigh” and the brown Canal sign.

At next roundabout, where the Vale Veterinary Centre is facing you, turn right for “Lowman Green”, and pass the new houses on your left.

At the mini roundabout go straight on, and through the pedestrian crossing.

After approximately 100 yards, as the road bends to left, turn right across the traffic.  (Do not go over the blue river bridge)

A Clock Tower is on your right.    Pull in between the Clock Tower and the public telephone box and onto what appears to be a pedestrian concourse.

Leaving the police station on your left, at the double-driveway entrances ahead take the left driveway, between the hedge and the railings (not the walkway to Tesco).  

Wiggle round past the cream building (Devonshire Homes) and you pop out into the Island garden.   

The Island is the grey-painted villa ahead of you.    Come up to the first floor.

 

 

 

( B )  From Exeter, Crediton and Bickleigh along the Exe Valley Road

 

Approximately 4 miles after Bickleigh, enter Tiverton.

At the second roundabout take the right turn exit, sign-posted “Town Centre”.

Cross over the River Exe.

At the next roundabout (by the red brick car park block) go straight across.

At next roundabout (1/4 mile) turn left for “Lowman Green”, and pass the new houses on your left.

At the mini roundabout go straight on, and through the pedestrian crossing.

After approximately 100 yards, as the road bends to left, turn right across the traffic.  (Do not go over the blue river bridge)

A Clock Tower is on your right.    Pull in between the Clock Tower and the public telephone box and onto what appears to be a pedestrian concourse.

Leaving the police station on your left, at the double-driveway entrances ahead take the left driveway, between the hedge and the railings (not the walkway to Tesco).  

Wiggle round past the cream building (Devonshire Homes) and you pop out into the Island garden.   

The Island is the grey-painted villa ahead of you.    Come up to the first floor.

 

 

( C )     From Barnstaple and the North Devon Link Road

You descend a long hill on the Link Road, past a defunct camera, and cross the River Exe near a weir.    At the large roundabout turn right into Tiverton

At the next roundabout, swing round it and continue in your same direction:  don’t turn left.

At the next roundabout, with the swimming pool to your left, go straight ahead:  don’t turn right.

Continue up the hill, past St Peter’s church where you have to turn left, and along to the traffic lights at a complex corner, with ATS to your right.   

Turn right at the corner and immediately left (you have no choice), along William Street, past the launderette and the open-air car park.

At the T junction follow the road round to the right, and go on down the slope.

At the T junction at the bottom, turn left.

Do not turn immediately left, but cross the blue-railinged bridge and then immediately turn left, off the road, in front of the clock tower and onto what appears to be a pedestrian concourse.

Leaving the police station on your left, at the double-driveway entrances ahead take the left driveway, between the hedge and the railings (not the walkway to Tesco).  

Wiggle round past the cream building (Devonshire Homes) and you pop out into the Island garden.    

The Island is the grey-painted villa ahead of you.    Come up to the first floor.