Sparrowhawk Backpackers, Dartmoor National Park

Sparrowhawk is a small, friendly eco-hostel, in the centre of Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor, Devon. Highly popular with cyclists groups, individuals, LeJoG, Dartmoor Way and Off-road trails.


Whether attempting the challenging LeJoG route or just fancy a few days cycling around the atmospheric Dartmoor National Park, there will be a warm welcome here for individuals, groups and gatherings.
This is a popular first or second night stop (heading north), on the LeJoG route, across Dartmoor.
Dartmoor offers stunning scenery, for touring along little roads across the open moor as well as more sheltered wooded valleys. The 95 mile circular Dartmoor Way Cycle route is also on the doorstep.There are also many Off-road mountain biking routes to stretch your stamina. Moretonhampstead has recently been selected as a 'CyclingHub'! in this area.

Moretonhampstead has hosted the elite Tour of Britain Cycle Race on several occasions.

Sparrowhawk Backpackers is a self-catering hostel, an ideal base from which to explore. Being in the village centre, there are several shops, cafes, and pubs serving excellent food and local beer.

The accommodation is a cosy, converted stone barn, typical of the area with the dorm in the old hay loft. There is also a homestay double room available. The kitchen is fully equipped including tea/ coffee/ jam etc. and bedding is provided. Sleeps up to 14 dorm.
There is also a barn to house bikes and plenty of space for repairing and hosing down.

Dartmoor First green tourism award, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide.


From around £19.00


  • Children Welcome
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Secure Bike Lockup
  • Bike Washing
  • Clothes Washing
  • WiFi
  • Patio

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