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Moretonhampstead is a town in the English county of Devon within Dartmoor National Park.

Moretonhampstead from Hingston Rocks

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Take the B3212 from Exeter or A382 from Newton Abbot.

By bus[edit]

359 direct from Exeter to Moretonhampstead, 5 per day (except Sun). 173 indirect from Exeter via Drewsteignton and Chagford, 4 per day (except Sun).

Get around[edit]

Map of Moretonhampstead

See[edit]

  • 1 Almshouses, Cross St, TQ13 8NN (in front of the church of St Andrew). Grade I listed almshouses with portico - 1637 [date stone] but possibly part of the medieval hospital founded in 1451 Almshouses (Q17527408) on Wikidata
  • 2 Bowring Library (Moretonhampstead Library), 2 Fore St, TQ13 8LL, +44 1647 440 523. Tu Sa 10AM-noon, W 2-6PM. Grade II listed Library with beautiful facade and unusual railings Moretonhampstead Library (Q26533179) on Wikidata
  • Dartmoor Pony Statues, Pound St, TQ13 8NX.
  • 3 Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, The Old Bus Depot, Court Street,TQ13 8LG, +44 1647 440 636, . 11:30AM-4:30PM W-Su. £7 Adults £3.50 Children. Moretonhampstead Motor Museum (Q103838326) on Wikidata
  • 4 Cranbrook Castle. A prehistoric hill fort Cranbrook Castle (Q5181947) on Wikidata Cranbrook Castle on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

  • 1 Hingston Down. Hingston Down is toped by Hingston Rocks 325 m (1,066 ft) high with views over Moretonhampton. Hingston Rocks (Q96896280) on Wikidata
  • 2 Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool, Betton Way, TQ13 8LG. Open May-Sep. 25 metre open air swimming pool: heated by air source heat pumps and solar power to c. 27 degrees.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Dartmoor Pony Sculpture

Outside the town:

Sleep[edit]

Cope[edit]

  • 1 Public Toilet, Station Road Car Park, TN13 8NH.

Go next[edit]

  • Princetown 14 mi (23 km) to the south west following the B3212.
  • Chagford 4.5 mi (7.2 km) to the north west following the B3208.


Routes through Moretonhampstead
A30 ← Clagford (B3208) ←  North UK road A382.svg South  → Bovey Tracy → Newton Abbot


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