Make the most of Moretonhampstead

One of Dartmoor’s many historic towns, Moretonhampstead is a great base for an outdoor activity trip, or simply exploring Exeter, Dartmoor National Park, and other points of interest in the area. As one of the National Park’s gateway towns, Moretonhampstead is a nest of everything that sums up rural England, with its ancient St Andrew’s Church surrounded by quaint inns and tea shops.

Exploring Exeter

As the capital of Devon, Exeter is a city where the modern and vibrant meshes seamlessly with the area’s long and fascinating past. Those looking for some retail therapy will find everything they need at Princesshay, which is within easy walking distance of the city’s magnificent, historical cathedral. Exeter’s rustic quayside is the perfect place to unwind, home to a range of popular restaurants, bars and cafes.

Royal Albert Memorial and Museum

The Royal Albert Memorial and Museum and Art Gallery is truly a must-see for anyone visiting Exeter; an award-winning museum with an incredible range of things to see. 16 galleries will guide you through millions of years of history, including many local exhibits covering Exeter’s glassware, clocks, and Westcountry silver. An active programme of events at the museum features many great talks and activities for both adults and kids.

Planning a trip to Moretonhampstead? Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon down Hotel is just over 20 minutes away by car, and Travelodge Okehampton Sourton Cross Hotel can be reached in half an hour.