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Moretonhampstead Town in Devon

Photograph of Moretonhampstead

Location

The town of Moretonhampstead dates from about the 7th century, when the Saxons founded the settlement of 'Mor Tun'. It appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 and the growth of the town was largely dependent on the wool trade. Moretonhampstead with a current popuation of just 1,500 lies on Dartmoor and provides a convenient base from which to explore the eastern moor as well as being a convenient stopping off point between Okehampton and Newton Abbot or Torbay. Highlights if the area include Fernworthy Reservoir and forest, Chagford, Bovey Tracey, Manaton, Lustleigh and Widecombe-in-the-Moor as well as Hound Tor, Yarner Wood and the visitor attraction at Becky Falls.

Events near Moretonhampstead

Dining out near Moretonhampstead

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Bovey Castle, Moretonhampstead

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Mill End Hotel, Chagford

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22, Mill Street, Chagford

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The Cleave, Lustleigh

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Gidleigh Park, Chagford

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Edgemoor Country House, Bovey Tracey

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The Nobody Inn, Doddiscombsleigh

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Agaric, Ashburton

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Moorish Restaurant, Ashburton

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Dartmoor, Bovey Tracey, Crediton and Princetown.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowExeter

arrowCrediton

arrowBovey Tracey

arrowTeignmouth

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowChagford

	arrowBovey Tracey

	arrowCrediton

	arrowPrincetown

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot, Dartmoor and Paignton.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Moretonhampstead

	arrowMiniature Pony Centre

Drewsteignton

	arrowCastle Drogo and Gardens

Bovey Tracey

	arrowBecky Falls

Chagford

	arrowStone Lane Gardens

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