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…

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…

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…

The Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge!

Think of Devon – and most people think of clotted cream and the classic Devon cream tea. We serve a delicious cream tea here at the hotel and it is extremely popular with visitors, and locals, alike. We serve freshly baked scones with strawberry jam and the all-important clotted cream. But is Devon the home…

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…