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Of Oak and Ash and Thorn Exhibition and Events

01 May 2015, 10.00; ending 21 June 2015, 16.00

A collaboration between people, place, past, present and future.

"The rarest sight in the British countryside isn't a lapwing or a skylark - its a child." (Chris Peckham)


All Latest Events

30 May 2015, 11.00

Secret Gardens 2015

06 June 2015, 10.00 - 16.00

Sketching in the Landscape with Peter Stiles

27 August 2015, 10:00

Moretonhampstead Carnival


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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 attracting thousands of visitors each 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 ...