To reach the hotel…
by car: Moretonhampstead is easily accessible by two major trunk roads. Follow the M5 westbound to the end of the motorway at Junction 31. Continue, and 3 miles further, the road divides into the A30 and A38.
A30 - continue west following the signs to Okehampton until the Whiddon Down turnoff (approx 20 miles). Keep left and drive up through the village, past the services and at the roundabout turn left onto the A382 and continue south to Moretonhampstead (approx 8 miles).
A38 - follow signs for Plymouth, bearing right after approx 2 miles where the dual carriageway splits to go to Torquay. Leave the dual carriageway at the junction for Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey using the right hand lane, and follow signs to go right to Bovey Tracey and Moretonhampstead. Go straight across the next two roundabouts, bypassing Bovey Tracey and continue straight on along the A382 northbound to Moretonhampstead (approx 12 miles).
There is NO car parking at the hotel. The town has two car parks; one in Court Street and one in Station Road. A small hourly charge is made for parking and parking on Sunday is free of charge. There is some free, short term on road parking available, however we recommend you use the car parks to park
by rail: There are major train stations at Newton Abbot and Exeter (both 12 miles from Moretonhampstead) and Plymouth (26 miles). National and regional trains run regularly to all three stations all year round. For information about train times and services see www.nationalrail.co.uk or call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.
We recommend you pre-book a taxi to take you from the station to the hotel. You could try the following companies;
Mooreland Taxis (North Bovey) - 01647 441143
R S Taxis (Chagford) - 01647 279008
Chagford Taxis (Chagford) - 01647 433219
by bus: The bus 'terminus' in Moretonhampstead is at Court Street car park, with bus stops at the top of Ford Street, Station Road and wherever you politely ask the driver to stop. A regular bus service runs between Exeter and Moretonhampstead via Steps Bridge (no. 359) at two hourly intervals on a Saturday. The journey is one hour.
You may also wish to look at the following website for advice on the best way to travel to the accommodation: www.rome2rio.com
The AA and RAC both offer free and detailed on-line route planning facilities on their websites which may help you find our hotels. Details can be found at: www.theaa.co.uk and www.rac.co.uk
Please check the time of dinner on arrival at the hotel, and aim to be in the hotel bar half an hour before dinner (approximately 7pm) for an introduction to your Ramblers Walking Holidays tour leader, an outline of the planned programme for your holiday and the chance to meet your walking companions.