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…

Taste of the West

We are delighted to report that we are now members of Taste of the West, an organisation dedicated to championing quality local produce. At the White Hart Hotel, we are committed to using local, fresh, seasonal produce wherever we can. Meat and game are sourced from local farmers and landowners in the surrounding Dartmoor area…

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…

Soft drinks for grown ups!

If you’re looking for a really delicious non-alcoholic drink, we now sell Frobisher’s Classics – a sparkling new entrant to the grown-up soft drinks market. We stock their St Clements Orange & Lemon and Apple, Pear & Elderflower flavours. Exeter-based Frobisher’s are a great local supplier and their Classics are delicately carbonated and made with pure fruit…

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…