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Sparrowhawk Backpackers

45 Ford Street

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Important Information

Check-In

9:00

Check-Out

17:00

Cancellation Policy

24hrs

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Welcome to Dartmoor National Park and to Sparrowhawk Backpackers Hostel, Moretonhampstead, Devon.

Sparrowhawk Backpackers is located in the hillside village of Moretonhampstead, in the atmospheric Dartmoor National Park, Devon, south-west UK. Great area for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, climbing, wild swims and wild camping (camping kit available for hire at Sparrowhawk), for the adventurous traveller. Also popular with artists,musicians, poets, writers and photographers.

Sparrowhawk is a small, friendly, relaxed and charming hostel, more home stay than hotel, (don't expect a reception desk), with bunk house accommodation in a beautifully converted stone stable and also offers a double room, a sunny courtyard. Often muddy hiking boots and bikes around. The kitchen is fully equipped, including free tea/ coffee/jam. Also bar-b-q in the courtyard.

Dartmoor's ancient archaeological sites, dating back to the Bronze Age, include mystical stone circles, standing stones, burial sites and dwellings. Books, maps and info are here for you at the hostel and a Tourist Info. Centre 2min. walk.

We are 14 miles west of Exeter, the nearest city, (frequent direct bus, 359 Exeter to Moretonhampstead), and about 30 miles from Plymouth. Click on the "getting there" link for maps and directions.

All this and more at Sparrowhawk:

Solar-heated showers

Wild Camping kit for hire (2 person)

Recycling facilities

Secure place for bikes, kayaks, motorbikes

Village centre location

Good pubs and village shops

Accommodation Information

Individuals, Groups, Clubs welcome. Dorm is open plan with 14 beds divided with full length curtains. Up to 6 beds available through HostelBookers. Also 1 double/family room available.

For booking the double room, groups (up to 14) and same day availability call Sparrowhawk Backpackers directly. (Info on own website).

**2 Person Camping kit for 'Wild Camping'** (in a rucksack and ready to go) is now available for hire for the full Dartmoor experience! See Sparrowhawk Backpackers website, latest info. Page for details.

Location Information

TO GET TO SPARROWHAWK BY BUS FROM EXETER: Moretonhampstead Direct frequent Bus 359 (Mon.-Sat.) or Bus 178, indirect (Mon.-Sat.)

Hostel is 200mtr from village square stop.

FROM OKEHAMPTON OR NEWTON ABBOT - Bus 173

BY BIKE OR ON FOOT: Many cycle routes and footpaths lead to Moretonhampstead including CTC/ Cicerone

LandsEnd/JohnO'Goats route and Dartmoor Way.

Map: OS Explorer 28 -A map is a must!

BY CAR - From the M5: Take Junction 31 onto the A30 and travel for approx. 1 mile. Take the next left exit down to the roundabout. Moretonhampstead is signposted on the roundabout.

From Exeter city - Follow the B3212, signposted on the Exe Bridges roundabout.

From Plymouth - Follow the A386 to Yelverton, then the B3212 across the moor.

BY TRAIN- London Paddington- Exeter, 2hr.15mins.

London Waterloo-Exeter, 3hr.30mins.

Bristol-Exeter-1hr.

BY AIR-Exeter Airport 25miles

Bristol Airport- 80miles

London Heathrow-National Express bus direct to Exeter (3.30 hrs.)

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Important Information

Check-In

9:00

Check-Out

17:00

Cancellation Policy

24hrs

Welcome to Dartmoor National Park and to Sparrowhawk Backpackers Hostel, Moretonhampstead, Devon.

Sparrowhawk Backpackers is located in the hillside village of Moretonhampstead, in the atmospheric Dartmoor National Park, Devon, south-west UK. Great area for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, climbing, wild swims and wild camping (camping kit available for hire at Sparrowhawk), for the adventurous traveller. Also popular with artists,musicians, poets, writers and photographers.

Sparrowhawk is a small, friendly, relaxed and charming hostel, more home stay than hotel, (don't expect a reception desk), with bunk house accommodation in a beautifully converted stone stable and also offers a double room, a sunny courtyard. Often muddy hiking boots and bikes around. The kitchen is fully equipped, including free tea/ coffee/jam. Also bar-b-q in the courtyard.

Dartmoor's ancient archaeological sites, dating back to the Bronze Age, include mystical stone circles, standing stones, burial sites and dwellings. Books, maps and info are here for you at the hostel and a Tourist Info. Centre 2min. walk.

We are 14 miles west of Exeter, the nearest city, (frequent direct bus, 359 Exeter to Moretonhampstead), and about 30 miles from Plymouth. Click on the "getting there" link for maps and directions.

All this and more at Sparrowhawk:

Solar-heated showers

Wild Camping kit for hire (2 person)

Recycling facilities

Secure place for bikes, kayaks, motorbikes

Village centre location

Good pubs and village shops

Accommodation Information

Individuals, Groups, Clubs welcome. Dorm is open plan with 14 beds divided with full length curtains. Up to 6 beds available through HostelBookers. Also 1 double/family room available.

For booking the double room, groups (up to 14) and same day availability call Sparrowhawk Backpackers directly. (Info on own website).

**2 Person Camping kit for 'Wild Camping'** (in a rucksack and ready to go) is now available for hire for the full Dartmoor experience! See Sparrowhawk Backpackers website, latest info. Page for details.

Location Information

TO GET TO SPARROWHAWK BY BUS FROM EXETER: Moretonhampstead Direct frequent Bus 359 (Mon.-Sat.) or Bus 178, indirect (Mon.-Sat.)

Hostel is 200mtr from village square stop.

FROM OKEHAMPTON OR NEWTON ABBOT - Bus 173

BY BIKE OR ON FOOT: Many cycle routes and footpaths lead to Moretonhampstead including CTC/ Cicerone

LandsEnd/JohnO'Goats route and Dartmoor Way.

Map: OS Explorer 28 -A map is a must!

BY CAR - From the M5: Take Junction 31 onto the A30 and travel for approx. 1 mile. Take the next left exit down to the roundabout. Moretonhampstead is signposted on the roundabout.

From Exeter city - Follow the B3212, signposted on the Exe Bridges roundabout.

From Plymouth - Follow the A386 to Yelverton, then the B3212 across the moor.

BY TRAIN- London Paddington- Exeter, 2hr.15mins.

London Waterloo-Exeter, 3hr.30mins.

Bristol-Exeter-1hr.

BY AIR-Exeter Airport 25miles

Bristol Airport- 80miles

London Heathrow-National Express bus direct to Exeter (3.30 hrs.)

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour hot showers
  • BBQ Area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Curfew
  • Safety deposit
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Washing machines

Extras

  • Linen – FREE
  • Towel – FREE
  • Airport Pick Up – 50.00GBP
  • Map
  • Streetview
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