Local suppliers: Cox & Laflin

We like to keep it local wherever we can and, as Dartmoor is an area well known for producing first class meat, it makes sense to use local suppliers and buy our meat as close to home as possible, cutting out unnecessary food miles and supporting the local economy. Andrew Cox, a trained butcher, and Tom…

Out on the Town Trail!

When visiting Moretonhampstead, a really great way to get explore and appreciate the attractions of this moorland town, is to follow one of the Town Trails. Moretonhampstead is an ancient town whose fortunes in the past have rested upon the woollen industry, mining and farming and the Town Trails are a great way to find…

Investing in the future

We believe in investing in the future and the hotel is always keen to encourage young members of staff to gain qualifications. “We have trained a lot of students at the White Hart since I have been General Manager here,” says Karen Kitshoff. “Apprenticeships are the future of this country and especially in the hospitality…

Miniature Pony Centre – a fun day out!

The school summer holidays will soon be upon us and it’s always tricky to think of ways of keeping children and grandchildren amused. Dartmoor has lots to offer and there are many local attractions in and around Moretonhampstead, and one that always seems to be a huge hit with young and old alike is the…

Green Hill Arts Centre – well worth a visit

Moretonhampstead is a small moorland town, a busy rural farming area that still retains a strong sense of community. Within its narrow streets and more remote corners there resides a wealth of talent – from potters to painters to felt makers and sculptors, shoemakers and photographers – all living in the beautiful landscape of the…

Family fun!

Whatever age you are, you’ll find plenty of family fun and plenty to do when you visit us here on Dartmoor. Moretonhampstead Motor Museum Our very excellent Moretonhampstead Motor Museum (2 minutes walk from the Hotel) is well worth a visit. It’s a terrific nostalgia trip for the senior members of the party, but also fascinating…

A walk in the ‘Parke’

Parke is a National Trust estate about 6 miles away, on the outskirts of the small market town of Bovey Tracey. It’s easy to reach from the hotel, just head south down the A382, and follow the brown signs to the right at the first roundabout you come to. If you are looking for somewhere…

Bellacouche – a heart-felt calling…

   Moretonhampstead has a fascinating array of craftsmen and women within its community. We take a two-minute stroll from the Hotel to Bellacouch in Cross Street to look at the stunning work of local felter, Yuli Somme. Bellacouche – which means ‘beautiful resting place’ – is the studio of Yuli Somme, a hugely talented designer…

Motor Museum

Moretonhampstead is full of interesting places to visit some of them quite unexpected! In the middle of Dartmoor in this little moorland town, just 2 minutes walk from the hotel at the top of Court Street, you will find the Moretonhampstead Motor Museum. The museum is a fascinating place to visit as it is not…