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Moretonhampstead's Fifth Annual Flag Festival

28 March 2015, 08:00; ending 04 May 2015, 23:30

Moretonhampstead 's Fifth Annual Flag Festival

28 March to 4th May

Moretonhampstead's streets burst into life with a riot of colour as a unique collectio...

All Latest Events

10 April 2015, 19.00 - 20.00

Talk by Danny Holmes-Adams

11 April 2015, 10.00 - 16.00

Looking at Trees with Danny Holmes-Adams

23 April 2015, 19:30

Election Hustings

25 April 2015, 10.00 - 16.00

Still Life Workshop with Peter Stiles


Today - Fog

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Tomorrow -Light Rain

Light Rain Max: 12°C
Min: 8°C

Welcome to Moretonhampstead

Moretonhampstead Centre

Moretonhampstead - ‘The Gateway to the Moor’, is an ancient market town located in the centre of Devon and on the edge of Dartmoor National Park.

It’s fascinating history goes back over 1000 years to Saxon times. In addition to having many of its own attractions, it is the ideal base to explore some of Britain’s most spectacular and beautiful countryside including moorland, coast-line and the historic city of Exeter. There is a variety of accomodation to suit your needs, local shops and amenities and lots to keep you and the family occupied.

Major attractions are the renowned:

  • Moreton Music Day
  • Moretonhampstead Carnival in August
  • Award- winning Green Hill Arts and Heritage Gallery which attracts thousands of visitors every year
  • The Motor Museum
  • The Miniature Pony Centre

Whatever the time of year, Moretonhampstead has something to offer you! Go to the Moretonhampstead Information Centre page to find out more or call 01647 440043.

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Moretonhampstead Dartmoor

Featured Accommodation

Bovey Castle Hotel

From the tweed plus-four trousers worn by the hotel’s concierge to the apples and sloes used to make traditional cider and gin, Bovey Castle draws its contemporary and luxurious appeal from the manor ...