"Good Old Moreton" Moretonhampstead by johngayton

Moretonhampstead Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 24 photos

The Gateway To The Moor..........

..........and to escape back to Exeter!!

I must admit to having a liking for Moreton, well at least the pubs anyway, all of which are moor than friendly: all with good beer, decent food, not overpriced and there are regular buses both in and out - i.e, several a day (as opposed to one a week from Widecombe!).

This really is a nice little town, though perhaps not a destination in its own right - a place to stop by, ideal for lunch and maybe even for an overnight stay before heading into the Moor proper.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Good Selection Of Pubs
  • Cons:None Really
  • In a nutshell:More of a transit stop than a destination.
  • Last visit to Moretonhampstead: Jul 2010
  • Intro Updated Jul 15, 2010
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  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2008 at 6:12 PM

    Right on! My wife and I were very thankful to find a great little pub for lunch there after striking out in Dartmoor NP over the busy Christmas holidays as we headed for Exeter.

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2008 at 3:47 PM

    John - You the Man! WHere the hell is this place?

  • May 18, 2007 at 8:40 PM

    Albeit only virtually, so nice to see if you've visited Ottawa - look forward to meeting you in person in the not so distant future - Marina!

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