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Really great location - perfect spot to explore Dartmoor from. Very casual atmosphere - I've stayed in a lot of hostel's and this was one of a kind. The room was beautiful, and the owner very helpful in giving advice. A couple of things are...More
The owner was out when I arrived but there was a message to come in and make a cup of tea. The owner was friendly when she turned up but perhaps could have done more to explain what facilities were available. I stayed in this...More
Stayed here for one night, after camping in Dartmoor. It has a really cute courtyard and quite funky decor. The lady who runs the hostel is very sweet and friendly. Stayed in a dorm.. which was clean and comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped and has...More
I was looking for reasonably priced accommodation close to the Two Moors Way which is not that easy to find and unlike the previous reviewer I was very appreciative of the owner who was happy for my son and me to stay even though she...More
In May/June 2016 I stayed in this beautifully managed hostel. It has a particularly cosy, fresh and roomy upstairs sleeping area with windows facing out on a charming enclosed garden that captures the sunlight. The bathing facilities are scrupulously clean and well maintained and the...More
Sparrowhawk Backpackers is a small, friendly, relaxed, eco-hostel, converted barn, more like a homestay, within the atmospheric Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Groups and individuals are welcome. An ideal base to explore all Dartmoor has to offer. The hostel is located in the village centre with several shops, P.O, cafes, info. centre and pubs serving good food/beer. There is a self catering kitchen, tea/coffee provided. Great place for cycling on and off road, hiking, climbing, wild swims, wildlife, archeology, high open moors and tors, chill out picnics by ancient woodlands, stone circles and rivers. Moretonhampstead is a lively village and home to many artists, craftspeople and musicians, so you may catch a music session in the pub and visit the gallery and studios. The bus stop is just 2 mins walk with frequent direct buses to and from Exeter. Trains - Paddington to Exeter, 2 hr. 15Min./ Waterloo- Exeter, 3hr.30Min. Bristol-Exeter, 1hr. The hostel also provides secure parking for bikes and motorbikes if you arrive on 2 wheels. Cars must be parked in the public car park (free at night).