Local Attractions

Castle Drogo

Under six miles from Moretonhampstead we have our very own castle! The 'last castle to be built in England', dramatically situated above the Teign Gorge this National Trust property provides a wonderful day out with fabulous walks along the top of the gorge, beautiful landscaped gardens, interiors by Sir Edwin Lutyens and a restaurant and shop. Go to the National Trust website for more information, and follow the Save Castle Drogo campaign on social media.

Under six miles from Moretonhampstead we have our very own castle! The 'last castle to be built in England', dramatically situated above the Teign Gorge this National Trust property provides a wonderful day out with fabulous walks along the top of the gorge, beautiful landscaped gardens, interiors by Sir Edwin Lutyens and a restaurant and shop. Go to the National Trust website for more information, and follow the Save Castle Drogo campaign on social media.

Castle Drogo Drive
Drewsteignton
Devon
EX6 6PB


One of Devon's most prominent art galleries, Green Hill is attracting the attention of some of the most respected South West artists. Names such as Peter Randall-Page, Susan Derges, and Peter Stiles have become synonymous with Green Hill over the last four years  having exhibited in the Gallery's large attractive contemporary space, and supported the Gallery’s developing programme. The Art Shop offers space for artists to exhibit and sell their work from paintings, prints and ceramics through to textiles, wood and ironwork. Within this imaginatively converted former Primary School there are studio and creative workspaces for hire, mixed use offices, a Youth Centre and Heritage Archive. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00  to 16:00.

One of Devon's most prominent art galleries, Green Hill is attracting the attention of some of the most respected South West artists. Names such as Peter Randall-Page, Susan Derges, and Peter Stiles have become synonymous with Green Hill over the last four years  having exhibited in the Gallery's large attractive contemporary space, and supported the Gallery’s developing programme. The Art Shop offers space for artists to exhibit and sell their work from paintings, prints and ceramics through to textiles, wood and ironwork. Within this imaginatively converted former Primary School there are studio and creative workspaces for hire, mixed use offices, a Youth Centre and Heritage Archive. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00  to 16:00.

Green Hill
Fore Street
Moretonhampstead
Devon
TQ13 8LL

T  01647 440775
E  [email protected]
W  www.greenhillarts.co.uk

 
 

Miniature Pony Centre

The Miniature Pony Centre is home to our yummy mummy ponies and their cuddly babies. With our indoor and outdoor play areas, trampolines and our Paddock View Café, it is a fun day out for all the family and best of all, you can get close to pet the ponies and other animals. It is one of the only places in Devon where you get a hands on experience! Open 7 days a week from 21st March to 1st November 10.30am-4.30pm (5pm in Jul/Aug).

The Miniature Pony Centre is home to our yummy mummy ponies and their cuddly babies. With our indoor and outdoor play areas, trampolines and our Paddock View Café, it is a fun day out for all the family and best of all, you can get close to pet the ponies and other animals. It is one of the only places in Devon where you get a hands on experience! Open 7 days a week from 21st March to 1st November 10.30am-4.30pm (5pm in Jul/Aug).

Wormhill Farm
Moretonhampstead
Devon
TQ13 8RG

T  01647 432400
E  [email protected]
W  www.miniatureponycentre.com


Moretonhampstead Motor Museum

Moretonhampstead Motor Museum is home to a collection of over 90 vintage and classic vehicles, from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles from pre- 1920 to the 1990s. The collection is complemented by motoring artefacts and automobilia, and the viewable restoration workshop makes it more than just a museum.

Moretonhampstead Motor Museum is home to a collection of over 90 vintage and classic vehicles, from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles from pre- 1920 to the 1990s. The collection is complemented by motoring artefacts and automobilia, and the viewable restoration workshop makes it more than just a museum.

The Old Bus Depot
Court Street
Moretonhampstead
Devon
TQ13 8LG


Parke Estate

Parke Estate has over 200 acres of parkland in the wooded valley of the River Bovey, forming a beautiful approach to Dartmoor only seven miles from Moretonhampstead. The National Trust and Dartmoor National Park offices are also located here.

Parke Estate has over 200 acres of parkland in the wooded valley of the River Bovey, forming a beautiful approach to Dartmoor only seven miles from Moretonhampstead. The National Trust and Dartmoor National Park offices are also located here.

Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9JQ


Princetown Visitor’s Centre

The National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown is an ideal place to start your visit to Dartmoor. Newly refurbished, the Centre has exciting exhibitions, displays and a children's discovery zone. Staff at the Centre are knowledgeable, local people who will be pleased to help you with advice and ideas on where to go and what to see during your visit.

Opening Times 2015/16 
07 March - 01 November 2015
Open Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm (until 4:00pm from 28 September) 

05 November 2015 - 28 February 2016
Open Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday, 10.30am - 3.30pm 
Please Note: Open daily during school holidays apart from Christmas Day

05 March 2016 - 30 October 2016
Open Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm (until 4:00pm from 26 September 2016) 

The National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown is an ideal place to start your visit to Dartmoor. Newly refurbished, the Centre has exciting exhibitions, displays and a children's discovery zone. Staff at the Centre are knowledgeable, local people who will be pleased to help you with advice and ideas on where to go and what to see during your visit.

Opening Times 2015/16 
07 March - 01 November 2015
Open Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm (until 4:00pm from 28 September) 

05 November 2015 - 28 February 2016
Open Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday, 10.30am - 3.30pm 
Please Note: Open daily during school holidays apart from Christmas Day

05 March 2016 - 30 October 2016
Open Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm (until 4:00pm from 26 September 2016) 

Tavistock Road
Princetown
Yelverton
Devon
PL20 6QF


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