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Hockings Dairy Cream Ices, Appledore

#2 of 10 in Things to do in Appledore
Must see · Desert · Nature / Park
Hocking's Dairy Cream Ices is family run business started in 1936 by Dave Hocking (Senior) in 1936. He was joined after the war by his son, Dave Hocking (Junior), and along with other family members they expanded the business, gradually increasing their fleet of vans and sites. Today, we are run by Dave Senior's Grandsons Geoff and Neil, and Great-Grandson, Andrew.

Our original recipe vanilla dairy ice cream is sold exclusively vans across North Devon, you can find us at-

Bideford Quay

Westward Ho!

Torrington Common



Instow (Evenings as of May 1st)

Sainsbury's, Barnstaple

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  • some of the best icecream i’ve had. they have some interesting flavours too like pineapple which i’ve never seen as an icecream flavour before!  more »
  • Tried the ice cream with clotted cream on top as per the suggestion of a Devon native. It wasn't for me but the quality of the ice cream was outstanding!  more »
  • I adore Hockings ice-cream. My holiday in Devon would not be the same without it.
  • A highlight of any trip to North Devon - amazing Hockings ice cream, my preference in a waffle cone. Delicious!
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