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Administrative Port: Plymouth
County: Devon
Population: 17107

Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England. Historically, Bideford was one of Britain's largest ports however today its economy is centred around retail. In addition to this, a small fishing fleet still works out of this small port town today.[1]

Images of Bideford

Background information
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 1 10
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 2 3
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 3
Fishing Fleet Vessels total 13 [2]
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Demersal (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Pelagic (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Shellfish (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Main species (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) All species (tonnes)
Landings Values Demersal
Landings Values Pelagic
Landings Values Shellfish
Landings Values All species
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Regular)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Part-time)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen Total
Landings Major fish species
Landings Landing points
Landings Location of auctions
Governance and organisation Governance Bideford FLAG
Governance and organisation FLAG North Devon
Governance and organisation Location of fishermen's organisations North Devon Fishermen's Association, Quo Vadis House, Slade, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3LZ
Branding Brand labels
Fish as food Fish selling Farmer's market Dan the Fish Man
Fish as food Fish processing
Fish as food Restaurants/hotels Red Lion Hotel Harbour Restaurant, Clovelly, Bideford, EX39 5TF
Tourism & Education Tourism & Fishing
Tourism & Education Festivals Bideford Fishing Festival
Tourism & Education Fishing museums Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon. EX39 2QQ
Tourism & Education Aquariums
Tourism & Education Monuments Planned monument for future
Tourism&Education Fishing training School

Vessel type 1: <10 m vessels
Vessel type 2: >10 m vessels