Moretonhampstead blessed with beauty!

Moretonhampstead is blessed with beauty – the town can now boast two beauticians and a hairdresser, all within a very short walk of the hotel. When you book your stay at the Hotel, why not book ahead and enjoy some pampering too? Rebekah Lucy Beauty is right opposite the front door of the hotel, so…

New wine list

We have been busy wine tasting… a tough job but someone has to do it! Our new wine list devised with and supplied by, Majestic Wine Commercial, offers a great range of wines from across the globe. General manager, Karen Kitshoff said: “We always listen to guest feedback so I am confident that the new wine…

There’s plenty to do on Dartmoor…

Things to do on Dartmoor… Dartmoor and the surrounding Devon landscape are a wonderful natural playground for children and adults alike. Whether you want to go exploring by bike, hop on a steam train or play croquet at a castle… it’s all on our doorstep – the White Hart is ideally placed at the heart…

Local producer: Tarquin’s Cornish Gin

Gin is in! Boutique gins are all the rage and small artisan gin producers are springing up all over the place and there are several in the Westcountry. We are now selling Tarquin’s Cornish Gin, made in Cornwall with a twist of Devon violets! When Tarquin Leadbetter set up his own distillery, he was the…

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…