ILFRACOMBE got its first glimpse of the new ferry, complete with its new Severn Link livery on Thursday.
The ferry, which left Portsmouth earlier in the week, made its way around the coast, stopping at Dartmouth and Falmouth along the way.
Severn Link's Marine Director Eddie Neylon who originally hails from Bideford, told the
that while the ferry was unable to stop or land at Ilfracombe as yet, the crew were able to bring her into the harbour and "do a few circus tricks" before heading off to Swansea.
He said: "We've been doing some sea trials along the way and she's a lovely lady. We're very excited about her."
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