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Sparrowhawk Backpackers


45 Ford Street, Dartmoor, TQ13 8LN. England

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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 artist and photographers. Sparrowhawk is a small, friendly, relaxed, eco-hostel, home stay not 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 and some pet hens. Often muddy hiking boots and bikes around. The kitchen is fully equipped, including free tea/ coffee. 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 is close by. 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


Directions :  TO GET TO SPARROWHAWK BY BUS FROM EXETER: Moretonhampstead Direct frequent Bus 359 (Mon.-Sat.) or Bus 178 ,indirect (Mon.-Sat.) Transmoor Link Bus 82( Sun.) Hostel is 200mtr from village square stop. FROM PLYMOUTH: Bus Transmoor Link 82( Sat./ Sundays) all year. FROM OKEHAMPTON OR NEWTON ABBOT - Bus 173 BY BIKE OR ON FOOT: Many cycle routes and footpaths lead to Moretonhampstead including CTC End2End 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. Bristlo-Exeter-1hr. BY AIR-Exeter Airport 25miles Bristol Airport- 80miles London Heathrow-National Express bus direct to Exeter (3hrs.)

If you need to be collected from the local Airport this can be arranged with Sparrowhawk Backpackers for GBP 50.00.

Address is:

45 Ford Street

TQ13 8LN


This hostel has the following facilities

Luggage room facilities are available at Sparrowhawk Backpackers. To use this service is GBP -1.00. It may be worth considering this as it will help ensure your luggage is kept safe during your stay.

You can enjoy a breakfast at Sparrowhawk Backpackers for just GBP -1.00. What better way to start your day of exploring Dartmoor

Sparrowhawk Backpackers offers Fresh Linen hire for just GBP 0.00. So you spend more of your time enjoying what Dartmoor has to offer with out the worry of doing loads of washing...

Sparrowhawk Backpackers has no curfew so you can come and leave as you please.

There are hot showers available 24 hours a day.


More Information

About the accommodation 

Individuals, Groups and Families 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.

About the location

The hostel is located in Moretonhampstead village centre, (TQ13 8LN) Dartmoor National Park, Devon, South West UK. Bus stop is 3 mins walk.

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